Last post on Oct 16, 2006 at 7:49 PM
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#528 of 534 06 Avalanche transmission
Aug 28, 2006 (12:36 pm)
Within a month after purchasing my new avalance, I had to take it in because the #1-4 gears in my transmission were burnt out, they repaired the problem or so I thought. I took it back within a week because it was slipping, they couldn't find anything. At the same time I told them that on my steering wheel and on the dash my stereo buttons were very hot. Couldn't find a thing. Again! Well I was going up the I-15 towards Victorville, CA and I was in stop and go traffic more stop, so when the vehicle ahead of me went and I had room to actually push on the accelerator in drive it didn't want to go so I put it in 3rd gear and it went. The next day went to the dealer they said to bring it back any day around 1 pm so the tech, the service writer and myself could go for a drive. He actually told me to come back when I know the trans will do the same thing again, How am I supposed to know when it will do it again? It happens alot but not everytime. HAS ANY ELSE HAD THIS PROBLEM?
#529 of 534 Re: 06 Avalanche transmission [countrylvr]
Sep 12, 2006 (12:39 pm)
Is yours a 4WD? I had some slipping problems w/ mine as well. The dealer had to change the control box on the front differential.
My steering buttons get hot after long periods of driving especially at night. I think it is due to the lights on the buttons, but that doesn't make it any more comfortable.
#530 of 534 Re: One Mad Popper [madpopper]
by ron burgundy
Sep 12, 2006 (1:47 pm)
Same on my 03 with 70,000 miles. Did the steering shaft grease thing. Didn't help. Finally stopped being lazy and started checking the front end with a pry bar (up on jack stands of course). Bad upper ball joint. Idler arm was a little loose too. Got to love that Chinese Steel. Thanks GM.
#531 of 534 Re: fuel gauge [soccertaxi]
Sep 17, 2006 (12:09 pm)
I own a 2002 and have the same problem with the Avalanche just quitting. I have had it in the shop twice right after it happens and the computer does not register anything wrong. Have you had a fix?
#532 of 534 Re: fuel gauge [avie]
Oct 06, 2006 (10:52 pm)
Yes they finally fixed it they had to reset the computer
#533 of 534 Re: 06 Avalanche transmission [madpopper]
Oct 06, 2006 (10:57 pm)
No, its not a 4x4, just a bad trans. Then they had to reset the computer, replace the rear radio, and now they are trying to figure out what the vibration noise is underneath. I only have 5600 miles on it.
Oct 16, 2006 (7:49 pm)
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