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#436 of 456 Re: There is a "class" for a class action suit [rackmount]
Jul 10, 2013 (5:10 am)
I have a 2009 certified preowned Tahoe LTZ that I purchased in December 2012 with an extended warranty. I am having the problems of:
- radio turns off and back on again (about 3 seconds)
- abs light blinks during this time (about 3 seconds)
- traction control light comes on sometimes (about 3 seconds)
When those things happened I recorded the event on my iPhone ironically while going to the dealer to report this yet again. I showed the video to the service advisor. He said that they the tech still had to see the car do it! This was at Love Chevrolet in Columbia, SC.
- at times when switching the car off, the doors will not unlock unless you switch the car on again or manually unlock the doors.
- in late June 2013, one morning the battery was dead. Jumped the vehicle and took the battery to get it checked and it recharged fine after driving. No accessory was on at the time.
-one time (July 7, 2013) while driving at 70 mph on the interstate. The lights started going off with bells and the radio reset as usual, but this time the speedometer went to 0 mph for about 3 seconds.
- have taken the vehicle to dealer 3 times with problem. They have no clue.
As of today, July 10, 2013, the vehicle has been at dealer for two days and counting. The dealers says that the technician has to see the problem. So, they are driving my car every day, while I pay the note and fill the tank with $85 of gas! What a good deal for them!!
see the YouTube video for yourself:
2009 Chevy Tahoe Dashboard Disco (the lights and bells go off wildly!)"
The video is about 1 min. The disco is about at the end of the video.
#437 of 456 Re: There is a "class" for a class action suit [kmg10]
Jul 10, 2013 (1:21 pm)
I'm sorry that you are having this problem with your vehicle at this time. I viewed your video, and can understand where your frustration is coming from. If you need any additional assistance with this matter please let us know. We can also be reached by email at socialmediagm.com.
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#438 of 456 Re: There is a "class" for a class action suit [gmcustsvc]
Jul 10, 2013 (1:59 pm)
I most certainly will update the post in this thread! Thanks.
#439 of 456 Re: There is a "class" for a class action suit [gmcustsvc]
Jul 11, 2013 (8:11 am)
Love Chevrolet in Columbia, SC called me back today and said that they could not see the problem. They called GM and said that GM said to replace the battery cables through the warranty. However, the electrical problem damaged the battery and they said that the charge is $150 plus labor to replace he battery. However, the electrical problem causes accessories to run the battery even after the ignition is off. They didn't care about it. They said the battery would be my cost. Go figure that! Sounds like "buck passing" to me!!
#441 of 456 Re: There is a "class" for a class action suit [rokfor]
Jul 11, 2013 (2:39 pm)
Good stuff. Thank you.
#442 of 456 Re: There is a "class" for a class action suit [kmg10]
Jul 11, 2013 (4:19 pm)
Kmg10, I had the same problem with my 2008 silverado. I replaced the master fuse, ECM, switch in the steering column. After all of those the problems still existed. Finally broke down and took it to the dealer and they replaced the battery cables in October 2012 and haven't had a problem since then. Not sure if your truck will have the same result but I thought I would let you know of at least one success story. Take care and best of luck.
#443 of 456 Re: There is a "class" for a class action suit [bran164]
Jul 11, 2013 (5:54 pm)
Thanks for the heads up. They changed my battery cables today. We will see how it works. Thanks!
#444 of 456 Re: 2011 Tahoe LT [herkybc130]
Jul 13, 2013 (5:53 am)
We got our Tahoe back yesterday with the battery cables and VICM (Vehicle Integrated Control Module) replaced. The technician was able to experience what we did while out driving and pulled three fault codes out of the computer; B1010, C0900 and B1325. What they found was the VICM shorting out internally. GM confirmed they have been experiencing issues with this and gave me a case # of 71-1201978849. Fingers crossed this fixes the issue.
#445 of 456 Re: 2007 Chevy Tahoe-Electrical/Possible Security Systems Failure [scuba_steveo]
Jul 17, 2013 (8:11 pm)
Did you ever get this problem resolved? I'm having same issue.