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Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD, Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD, Chevrolet Silverado 1500 SS, Chevrolet Silverado 2500, Chevrolet Silverado 3500, Truck
#689 of 758 Re: 2010 Silverado 1500 LT Extended Cab Texas Edition [cochbr]
May 24, 2010 (3:00 pm)
When I got to Wiesner Inc. Huntsville, TX this morning he had the exact truck and the exact price we had discussed. I drove it and liked it. However, this dealer sells GMC as well as Chevrolet and he also had a fresh (May 2010) GMC Sierra Texas Edition, Pure Silver Metallic with MSRP of $32,660 (including destination and -$1000 Texas Edition discount). The GMC is slightly different. I drove it and liked it better. I preferred the design of the GMC's 20" wheels and front bumper better. Also, the GMC's 6 speed automatic has a "manual" mode which I think I'll like better than the Chevy's when on the freeway in slight hills. I can simply select 6th gear and it will not downshift. The dealer gave me what I thought was a fair price, $12,000, for my 4Runner (78,000 miles) and took my American Express green card for all but $7,500 of the balance. I had to finance a minimum of $7,500 with GM to qualify for $1,000 of the rebates. However, I can pay off the balance after 120 days if I choose.
Jun 30, 2010 (9:58 pm)
Bought a 2006 Silverado 1 year ago, took it back shortly after buying it,because transmission shifted hard, had transmission flushed and went on my way ( didn't make a difference) shortly after that, had to take it back in for a bad hub assembly......looked under the truck to find the transmission lines they remove to flush the system were leaking.....dealer fixed hub and replaced lines......two month later.......check engine light came on took back to dealer they replaced the canister for emissions.....now it's been 2 weeks and now it's going back in for the ABS system (no light).....I needed this truck because I'm in the fire service, (had a trailblazer ,but was to small,also had high mileage)moved up 2 years and was happy to finally get a pick-up,,,,,,wife not happy ( "you wanted that damn truck") can't afford to keep taking back week after week, and can't get my money back out of it to trade it in............it keep's having problems and the dealer is repairing them, but shouldn't have to keep taking it back so much.....but now I have no were to turn........ http://www.edmunds.com/media/townhall/webxicons/emotorcons/emo_sick.gif
#691 of 758 Emissions headache
Aug 04, 2010 (1:04 pm)
This is my first post on here so i hope i'm doing this right. I have been driving chevys for over 30 year's now and have alway's been a believer in GM but recently i just bought a 2006 Silverado. 2 day's after having it the engine light came on, since it needed an emission test for certification i thought it was pretty strange, instead of calling the dealership where i made the purchase i brought it to my own personal mechanic, PO455 was the code otherwise a large leak was somewhere in the system. After getting that new's i called the dealership and complained, they said no problem and i made the 110 mile drive and left the truck with them for 4 day's. Again 2 day's after i got back home the engine light came on again so im guessing they just reset the code to make me go away. After all of that my real ? is i was told they can do a smoke test to determine where the leak is, i'm wondering how acurate a test like that can be to find the leak so i can get the problem corrected.
#692 of 758 Re: Emissions headache [crusin57]
Aug 04, 2010 (2:04 pm)
I apologize that you have been experiencing a concern with your vehicle. Please keep me informed on how the test goes at the dealership. Thank you,
Mariah GM Customer Service
#693 of 758 Re: Emissions headache [gmcustsvc]
Aug 04, 2010 (7:08 pm)
Hello Mariah GM customer service.
I will say my purchase was from a dealership but not a GM Dealership. I have alway's had great service from GM over the year's. I'm just frustrated with the other place of purchase and believed that they would stand behind a new sale, I will keep you posted on the test and result's.
#694 of 758 Re: Emissions headache [crusin57]
Aug 05, 2010 (6:56 am)
Thank you for keeping me posted.
Mariah GM Customer Service
#695 of 758 Re: Emissions headache [gmcustsvc]
Aug 20, 2010 (4:56 am)
Well my truck was in the shop for 4 hrs, it had a smoke test done and a new canister and solinoid was installed, i had po455 code showing up before the repair, i watch the entire process being done and the hrs the mechanic worked in it so i know he's telling the truth. After that po455 was gone, wow i was happy, the very next day my engine light comes back on, now the code say's po496,
This is the biggest POS i have ever owned from GM, everyday it seems like a new problem, never again will i buy a truck from GM.
So now it's heading back to the shop again, i have dumped over 600 in repairs and i have only had it 5 weeks. out of that 5 weeks its been in the shop for 10 days total. totally frustrated
#696 of 758 Re: Emissions headache [crusin57]
Aug 20, 2010 (11:21 am)
I would like to have an agent look at your concerns further. In order to do this I will need you to email me contact information, dealership, VIN, current mileage and best time to contact you. You can get my email by clicking on gmcustsvc. Thank you,
Mariah GM Customer Service
#697 of 758 Re: Emissions headache [gmcustsvc]
Aug 20, 2010 (7:24 pm)
Had the EVAP purge valve replaced today, at 74 bucks for the part and labour install. So far the engine light is still off, i really hope this was the last emission issue i have at least for a long time
Guess i'll find out soon enough, hopefully now i can concentrate on the other crap that is wrong with the truck.
#698 of 758 Re: Emissions headache [crusin57]
Aug 25, 2010 (7:03 pm)
Well it has been 5 day's and my engine light is still off. Guess the purge valve was the final part iin my emission and engine light frustration. Now i just found that the transfer case has a oil leak where the left front axle comes out. somehow i'm not even surprised, back to my mechanic on Fri to see what's involved with fixing that problem.