hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
49,300 miles

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problem #1

Mar 182014


  • 49,300 miles
Received the following warnings all of the sudden: Traction control off, traction control needs service, stabilitrak off, stabilitrak needs service. Check engine light came on at the same time. Vehicle began trying to stall. Luckily, I was on a country road and could easily pull over quickly. All of the warnings went off after a minute and I resumed driving. Every time I had to slow down and come to a stop, the automatic transmission would downshift very hard. After searching the internet to see what the issue could be, I found countless forums with countless people having the exact same issue, but some were in a more dangerous situation going highway speeds in traffic. Of those people many of them have taken their vehicle to their GM dealerships and have spent hundreds and even thousands of dollars on failed attempts to fix it only to continue to have this problem. Some will no longer allow other family members/children to ride in the vehicles due to the danger of stalling suddenly with no warning. I was shocked to see how many Chevy models and years including brand new 2014's are having this exact issue and GM is doing very well at avoiding responsibility. The new owners are protected by lemon laws financially, but the only option for owners with a vehicle over a year old is to sell or trade in. Either way, this is putting yet another unknowing consumer in danger and it is keeping these defective vehicles on the road where we and our loved ones drive everyday. The right and "safe" thing to do is for GM to take responsibility for a faulty product. The right thing for everyone else to do that isn't employed by or in GM's pocket is to report it and take action. It's about safety. That should be the priority, not money.

- Dresser, WI, USA