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#219 of 665 Re: TRAILBLAZER LIFT GATE PROBLEMS [damiantote]
Apr 25, 2006 (5:50 pm)
I have a 2004 tb. I am going through this problem right now. The dealer has just told me today they need to replace the entire door, $1200. I'm reading all of these messages about tb's and I'm getting frustrated with chevy. Anyways, I read your club journal and I'm curious if my door is actually an $80 fix. I was told by the serviceman that the gate is a common problem. He explained in cold climates the ice can cause the mount to separate. I then called a friend of mine who previously worked as the service manager for a chevy/gmc dealership and was told by him that this is a common problem. He also mentioned that once the problem is fixed at the dealership, it's unlikely to happen again. I only read one message at this site that mentions this problem. I now make 2. I would like to know how many are actually experiencing this and if it is a cause for recall. If the servicemen are saying this is common, I would like to know what the requirements are for a common problem to become a recall.
#220 of 665 Re: A/C Intermittent [tnmajor]
Apr 26, 2006 (11:07 am)
I had the same problem with my a/c. I was told that the freon was over charged per TSB #02-01-39-006A. The underhood label cantaining the a/c charge specification incorrect. Charge should be 2.65lbs not 3.0lbs. I was told that with the system being over charged, the compresor could not properly cycle. Lets see if there correct.
#221 of 665 Re: A/C Intermittent [jpipkins1]
Apr 26, 2006 (5:41 pm)
Sounds to me like they are fishing. My AC has never been touched since it left the factory. I gave up on the TB and traded it in for something that gets much better mileage. Too many problems. GM customer service less than satisfactory. In fact terrible. Hope your problem is fixed.
#222 of 665 Re: remote keyless entry not working [gocyclones]
Apr 26, 2006 (5:50 pm)
I had a similar problem and dealer replaced something in drivers side door. Seemed to fix the problem.
#223 of 665 Re: Emission Equipment Sticker 2002 Trailblazer [dwormsbe]
Apr 28, 2006 (6:19 pm)
THE GM INLINE 6 TRAILBLAZER DOES NOT HAVE AN E G R VALVE THE PORT ON THE PASSENGER SIDE OF THE HEAD IS BLOCKED OFF WITH A FACTORY INSTALLED PLATE.
#224 of 665 Re: Emission Equipment Sticker 2002 Trailblazer [jailer4]
May 02, 2006 (3:45 pm)
I am aware that there is no EGR valve, the problem on the '02 is the emission equipment sticker says there is one. In California they go by that sticker when they check your emissions, so because when what GM said is there doesn't exist you are failed(visual inspection) because you "modified" the vehicle.
There actually is a California smog advisory from May 2002 that addresses this(see below) Unfortunately, it appears all the "Professional's" I dealt with had no clue.
#225 of 665 Re: Chevrolet Trailblazer Owners: Problems & Solutions [KarenS]
May 04, 2006 (8:12 am)
I'm new to all this but need help. I have a 2002 Trailblazer LTZ that I purchased new off the lot. For 2 and a half years it was the perfect vehicle, and until recently, made me very happy. Recently I've been having a very disturbing reoccuring problem with my dashboard and electrical components within.
Randomly, all the lights will light on the console, the gagues all plummet to 0/empty/- what have you... the written console flashes with "Unknown Driver" and I get ringy dings to high heaven.. the car starts to shake and buck.. it almost seems like the power steering is going when this is occuring. It will go in and out of this state randomly.
My truck has been into our Chevy dealer 3 times already for this occurence.. and all those times it was still under warranty. They have replaced things in the dash, replaced my ignition switch... and now it needs to go back. Now that it isn't under warranty, I fear what's going to happen, since they are clearly giving me the runaround, saying they will pay for it if it's being caused by the 'SAME' problem. But the car has been there a while and they can't seem to figure out the trouble. Has anyone had thier truck do this to them.. and was the problem solved??? Thank you for all your help.. I don't ever want to see this happen again, so any advice I could pass on to the monkeys that are fixing it, would really help me.
#226 of 665 2004 TrailBlazer A/C
May 20, 2006 (9:46 am)
My wife drives an 04 TB, and you have to drive the thing for a couple of miles before the A/C starts to get cold. As long as it sits and idles it will not get cool. My Ford f-150 will start blowing cold air after 1 minute. Does any one else have this problem or is there something wrong with out TB? Thanks for any help.
#227 of 665 Re: 2004 TrailBlazer A/C [sloaner14]
May 22, 2006 (5:33 am)
Wish I knew the answer. My 02 has doen this since day one. I have read several posts on this forum that describe it could be a low or high pressure a/c cycling switch that needs replacement. If yours is like mine, you will notice it more when the vehicle has been left in the hot sun for a while it takes a while to cool. Your are right that you have to drive it before it will cool. I did a test the other day and left it sitting in idle and it would not cool at all and I let it run for 3 minutes. Once I put it in drive, it would start to cool pretty quickly. Is there anyone out there that can tell us a fix?
#228 of 665 Re: TRAILBLAZER LIFT GATE PROBLEMS [chipperhurst]
May 22, 2006 (7:12 pm)
Have the same problem 2003 Trailblazer EXT, but I live in California, so not a cold temperature issue. The hinge separated from the glass and it appears to be some kind of epoxy that was holding it together. Seems like it should be a recall issue to me as it is poorly designed. Ridiculous to pay so much to get it fixed.