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#729 of 787 Re: GMC airbag deployment [labeldt]
Aug 29, 2012 (7:49 pm)
I had to get a lemon law lawyer to get General Motors to take back the lemon they sold me and I purchased a Ford.
#730 of 787 Re: GMC airbag deployment [labeldt]
Aug 29, 2012 (8:03 pm)
General Motors sent a rep from their esis(?) department, after he plugged in to the computer of the truck he said, that when the truck gets a little chatter -like driving on a bumpy road- the computer tellls the truck that it is rolling over causing the air bags to deploy. HORRIBLE COMPANY it took an electrical fire, 2 air bag deployments, a lemon law lawyer and 7 months before they would take back a truck they knew was defective.
#731 of 787 2008 Chevy Silverado - Electrical Issues
Sep 05, 2012 (4:08 pm)
I first noticed problems when my keyless remote would unlock all my other doors but the drivers side door. Then the radio started playing funny (like it's in a tunnel), my cruise control won't work and my passenger power windows won't roll down unless I use the front driver side buttons. I have searched the forum and found nothing. Has anyone else had this problem or can someone give me suggestions on what to do? Thanks.
#733 of 787 2009 1500 Computer Issue
Sep 06, 2012 (5:23 pm)
Intermittent problem on my 2009 Chevy 1500 Crew Cab. While driving, suddenly get a Stabilator Trak Off message followed by a surge in RPM and numerous audible dings and warning lights on the dashboard. This goes on for approximately 10-15 seconds then everything appears to go back to normal. Then every few minutes, additional audible dings and warning lights go on and off for a few seconds. When the truck is stopped and turned off ALL electric is GONE...Turning the key has no effect...no interior lights, no radio, no fan, nothing. Moving the postive battery cable resets the computer and then everything appears to go back to normal. This problem has occured randomly 3 times in the last two months but there is no specific way to make it occur.
After resetting the battery cable, I took the truck to a dealer. They ran diagnostics and found no errors, so the computer is resetting and clearing the memory of any issues. Dealer asked me to bring it back when it occurs and have them run diagnostics before shutting off engine. Unfortunately, it has only occured during off hours when the Dealer is closed. This time I left it at the Dealer in the Electric Dead state and will see if they find anything.
Based on the numerous posts on this forum, it is obvious there is a serious design or production flaw in the Silverado/Sierra line. If you have experienced somthing similar to this problem, please let me know if a Dealer was able to correct the problem.
#734 of 787 Ghost in the electrical system
Sep 06, 2012 (8:10 pm)
I had the exact same issues right down to the complete electrical failure after a shutdown.
I first started noticing a slight flicker in the lights at night, but chalked it up to the
kicking on. This was quickly followed by the radio time resting but none of the presents. I had the alligator checked and replaced the battery. The issue seemed to go away for a couple of months and then suddenly the brights issue would go on and off. The ignition chime would stay on when the key was removed. The doors would lock and unlock, the passenger seat airbag sensor would randomly go on and off. The traction control would cycle.....and now suddenly complete power failures at the most opportune times.I have a 2007 GMC Sierra Crew Cab TEXAS edition with around 60K miles.
#735 of 787 Re: 2009 1500 Computer Issue [1500medinaoh]
Sep 07, 2012 (4:37 am)
Good morning 1500medinaoh,
We see that you currently have your Silverado in at the dealership; if you would like for us to check into the progress of the repairs please email us the following information to get a Service Request going at socialmediagm.com: your name and Edmunds username, phone and address, the last 8 of your VIN and current mileage (approximate works fine), and the name of your dealership.
Sarah, GM Customer Service
#736 of 787 Re: Ghost in the electrical system [jgagnon]
Sep 07, 2012 (4:56 am)
Good morning jgagnon,
We're sorry that you're having these difficulties with your electrical system in your Sierra. If we can check into this further with your servicing dealership, please send us the following information via email so we can get a Service Request set up: your name and Edmunds username, phone and address, the last 8 of your VIN and current mileage, and the name of your involved dealership. We can be reached at socialmediagm.com
Sarah, GM Customer Service
#737 of 787 Re: 2009 1500 Computer Issue [gmcustsvcsarah]
Sep 07, 2012 (8:03 am)
Thank you for following up. Please provide an email address where I can send this information.
#738 of 787 Re: 2009 1500 Computer Issue [1500medinaoh]
Sep 07, 2012 (9:24 am)
You're welcome! We can be contacted at socialmediagm.com
Sarah, GM Customer Service