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#1022 of 1523 Re: 2010 Sierra - an embarassement [chuck1]
Sep 29, 2011 (1:24 pm)
what i wrote on my post was what was clearly stated to the supervisor. he drove it over 90kms. some city and more hwy driving. i have been with them for 10 years. they have the greatest service and they know me very well. this was my fourth attempt, and last in voicing my issues with them. when i am told that they have received many complaints about this issue, and allot of truck owners are not happy, that confirms allot. the problem with an inconsistent problem that comes up on many occassions is its based on driving style. here lies the issue. i drove a 1500 hd crew cab for 7 years and never did i have these issues with the powertrain at the time. my driving style did not change from one truck to the other. now you tell me where the disconnect is! but from this honest owner, its a piece of crap i have to live with. BTW. the sup complimented me on how great the powertrain was. said he would change nothing on this truck. now what would you do as a gmc company owner and find out that you have a big under engineered product that people are complaining about and know that deep down inside, if you fix one. you got to fix them all? how much would that cost a company that got bailed out not too long ago. you make the call on that one but in the end, i will be riding this gmc truck for many years to come. but it will be my last one unless they go back to a powertrain that should work properly. cheers
#1023 of 1523 Time to step it up boys :)
Sep 30, 2011 (3:37 am)
I am new to this website and I have been reading allot of these posts. What I am seeing is allot of repetitiveness.(I am to blame to). We login, we post, we grumble about our issues and we dispute. Allot of posts are great because we can associate our problems with others. like my issues with my powertrain, hell, now I see allot of people on this forum are having the same issues. We then attempt to get this fix by GM service by bringing in our truck and hope that the problem arises when they road test it. Well we all know where that goes. and I am FOR SURE, is one example of this.
But what do you think boys if we step it up a notch or two. Use technology to our advantage. Do any of you own a GOPRO. (if not, look it up) Well, turns out my son owns one (bought him one for xmas last year). HD recording at high speeds. Even NASCAR uses these to capture videos plus SOUNDS. You see them more and more on racing cars. More to come on this one but I will leave the rest to your imagination.
Cheers boys! Long live GM
#1024 of 1523 trany problems
Oct 21, 2011 (5:47 pm)
almost one year and my transmission has not "learned" how to shift.
you suck GM.
#1025 of 1523 Re: trany problems [el_hoppy]
Oct 21, 2011 (7:41 pm)
Thanks for letting us know about your 1 year anniversary.
#1026 of 1523 Re: trany problems [chuck1]
Oct 28, 2011 (9:24 pm)
one year of disappointment.
you suck GM.
#1027 of 1523 Re: 2008 Silverado Marbles under the hood. [gmcustsvc]
Oct 28, 2011 (9:36 pm)
We're a year and a half down the road. New serpentine belt did the trick back in 2010.
Quiet as can be.
#1028 of 1523 Re: trany problems [el_hoppy]
Oct 29, 2011 (7:40 am)
I'm at six months and in the same boat. I'm disappointed with GM but I'm not going to stop telling them to correct the multiple problems I paid for and I've experienced since the truck was new. I'm using a different Dealer than the one I purchased the truck from. The selling Dealer twists words and regurgitates the corporate playbook. Was in the other Dealer yesterday morning trying to get a pulling issue resolved. They're very professional but still no luck! That's my seventh trip to a Dealer in six months. I'm 45. I haven't been in a Dealer seven times (for MX/repair issues) in my life prior to this thing!
Bangs at the universal and rear end
Transmission intermitantly slips
Headliner has started to rattle
A/C cycles on and off
el hoppy, Don't give up.
#1029 of 1523 Piece of junk
Oct 29, 2011 (6:33 pm)
Got a '99 chevy silverado 4.8L,,piece of junk. Transmission clunks just before you come to a stop. Hesitates on acceleration from low speeds and around corners. The front end is a complete joke,,pulls to the right even after a so called "alignment". Front end shakes like an earthquake at speeds over 60mph. Just had a belt put on and after it rains,,the damn thing squeals like a pig. My next truck will be a Nissan Titan,,screw GM.!!
#1030 of 1523 Re: Piece of junk [bradenm]
Oct 30, 2011 (11:39 am)
OMG!! You lived with those problems for 12 years? There is a fix for the vibration over 60 which calls for a replacement rack that is welded to the frame. The rack you have now floats and causes vibration over 60, well actually it starts at about 45 mph. If the year was 2000 it would've been fixed under warranty.
If you didn't change the belt tensioner when replacing the belt, that would be the cause of having to listen to miss piggy every rainy day.
While the Titan is a good truck its design is rather aged considering you can't tell the difference between a 2004 and a 2012 model.
#1031 of 1523 Re: trany problems [ceb66]
Oct 31, 2011 (11:11 pm)
Bangs at the universal and rear end -they all do that. While it is irritating, it doesn't affect reliability.
Clunks severly - A feature of the powertrain as well. A lighter foot on the throttle will minimize the clunk. It doesn't clunk all the time.
If your so unhappy that your posting here (and other places as well) I would make payments until your at an equity position then buy something that you don;t have to spend so much time complaining about and to make yourself happy.