Conclusion. While driving various speeds, the steering wheel seized and the steering assist warning indicator illuminated. THEY SAID THEY STARTED THE VEHICLE SEVERAL TIMES AFTER AND EVERYTHING WAS GOOD. The, Check engine on and kicking into high RPM. It's called the tcc shudder. 2019 f250 just hit 70,000 miles so I cant lemon law it. The first time for 2 days and they said they could not duplicate the problem. This problem seems to be most common to model years 2004-2010 and 2012. Truck driven several times without problem, but several days later, problem occurred again, fan on high, temp gauge inoperative. Most owners choose this lineup for the towing and capability, but they actually receive more than they bargained for. IN THE DAYTIME, THE LIGHTS ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL WERE TOO DIM AND PREVENTED THE CONTACT FROM SEEING THE INSTRUMENT PANEL DISPLAY. After shifting to park, the key can be turned to position 1 (acc) but will not turn all the way to position 0 (off) and therefore the key cannot be removed from the steering column. The vehicle shakes terribly. The high pressure fuel pump may detach from its mounting flange, possibly resulting in the pump damaging the high pressure fuel line. 2021 Chevrolet Colorado transmission problems may include shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises or a burning smell coming from beneath the hood. It also would turn my cruise off and make it down shift all of a sudden startling me. After following up numerous times with no actionable timeline from the dealer we consulted with a secondary mechanic who confirmed the issue was related to a thermostat sensor malfunction and would require a replacement thermostat. This reviewer conducted research and determined this to be a common issue. I still have been unable to fix this issue. As it was still having problems in those, they went ahead and used it in the truck anyways. Chevy knows about this. The 2nd time it happened in the service drive. A faulty engine block heater caused the engine compartment to catch fire while the truck was parked, turned off and the factory installed engine block heater was plugged in. The vehicle was taken to bruce chevrolet (1084 sw oak st, hillsboro, or 97123, (503) 388-4240) where it was diagnosed that the dimmer lights failed due to a short in the computer system. While driving on city street and highway, transmission shifting at speeds of 25mph,45mph,55mph start vibrating also coming to a stop feel like a rear end bump. I have taken it to the dealer and have been told change tires. 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Reports state that the CDs either wouldn't play or wouldn't eject. Your email Whats your email address? How about you give me a car that runs correctly if Im spending that kind of money! Additional information (invoice and pictures) available upon request. Description: This Preliminary Information communication advises the technician that the 2016, 2017 and 2018 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyons equipped with the 2.8L Diesel engine Regular Production Option Code (LWN) E98 Engine Control Module part numbe. The engine shut off and the vehicle would not disengage from park. Thanks for this heater core being inside the truck I almost was hurt. With the engine running and in Park, remove the transmission dipstick. Tires show abnormal tread wear on inside edge despite proper inflation and alignment. In manufacturing that is a catastrophic number. It becomes a problem around 90,278 miles and can cost from $65 to $112 to repair. The service tech was not been able to replicate the issue. 79 29 Also realize that if you ordered a truck instead of buying one off the lot, any and all TSBs or recalls are not an issue as they 'fix' things on the fly during the assembly line process. Note I am not one who has had the Shudder issue as of yet. Have gone to mechanic and dealership and they can't get it to duplicate. I know that a misfire should set a hard dtc. Tl* the contact owns a 2018 chevrolet colorado. !. In june took the truck in for service and they sprayed the air filter with a disinfectant(?). These trucks will honestly run forever. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. *dt*jb. I love my truck but I am very disappointed in the rattling sounds. This truck is my ONLY means of transportation. The contact initially took the vehicle to jeff gordon chevrolet (228 s college rd, wilmington, nc 28403) where they adjusted the hood latch but the failure persisted. All in all, it seems there are plenty of powertrain noises to go around with the Colorado. Well there is legal action taken. Extremely frustrating! 2018 Traverse Overview 2018 Chevrolet Traverse Transmission Problems Click on a problem below to read more. and everything is great except for this transmission issue. The reviewer finds the 8-speed transmission is constantly shifting but has a decent pick-up. Took truck to dealer who said it was torque converter problem. We look forward to working with you to resolve your legal issues. Have you had a bad experience too? The contact stated while driving approximately 45-65 mph, the vehicle would shudder. Informed service advisor in december when truck in for work. General Motors is facing a class action lawsuit that alleges some of its automatic eight-speed Chevrolet, Cadillac and GMC vehicles have a defect in their transmissions. Assume it's caused by the transmission based on many complaints I've read on the internet. Occasionally the ignition key cannot be turned to the off position and cannot be removed. They couldn't get it to shudder. Transmission developed shudder during light throttle acceleration between 30 and 70 mph. Your Privacy Choices: Opt Out of Sale/Targeted Ads, Problem: Check engine light won't turn off, 2.8-liter four-cylinder diesel (towing capacity of up to 7700 pounds). *js. In Service Bulletin #PIE0405A, the automaker acknowledges that customers experience a shake or shudder while driving with the 8L90 or 8L45 transmission. Has been intermittent since, with normal function in between identical malfunction episodes. Whats your name? More information can be found with ge service information (si) as a techinical service bulletin (tsb). Upon accelerating the vehicle onto a 3 lane road, all warning lights came on in the vehicle. Hit a dip in the road at 25 mph and it bent the frame at the cab/pick up box area. Known issue to gm, however, dealers refuse to perform the solution provided by gm in the absence of a recall. 2/18/19 - on my drive yesterday with my wife, truck temp set at 74 and outside temp was 54 and 40 minutes into drive the vehicle fogged up the side windows and I had to turn on defrost. And when passing any bumps. I really feel that this could cause many safety issues since power steering was completely out and it wanted to shut off on us. Drove for a few miles without change in fan speed. While driving various low speeds at night, the back up camera monitor became too bright for the contact to see properly while reversing the vehicle. General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2018 Buick LaCrosse, Cadillac ATS, Chevrolet Equinox, Malibu and Colorado and GMC Terrain, Acadia and Canyon vehicles. This may hinder airbag deployment if not addressed. Here are some actual complaints logged with the NHTSA about the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado Transmission Problems: Here are some actual complaints logged with the NHTSA about the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado Engine Problems: Here are some actual complaints logged with the NHTSA about the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado Electrical Problems. Another issue is with the transmission. I was towing a 2100lb trailer with 347# of tongue weight at 25mph, uphill, on a dirt road. From some online forums I've read, the problem only seems to get worse and has happened to others around 30-40 mph. GM for the most part will not speak as if there is any legal action taken they do not want that info out there. But this issue should have been handled at no cost to owners. Reassembled vehicle and filled transmission to appropriate fluid level. Various forums indicate there is a design flaw with the dssv for the zr2. It has been at dealer for 9 days because they are doing 9 vehicles a day for this problem. When I go on line I find that this seems to be a common problem with a lot of colorado owners. Tl* the contact owns a 2018 chevrolet colorado. It is now very clear that it is mechanical in nature, somewhere close to the steering wheel in the console. What to Buy: Jeep Cherokee or Jeep Grand Cherokee? 1`ghq4qeL`j:Wvg_W0oc(R*fW As you probably already know, several states started a class action against GM on Dec 31, 2018. A/c lines near driver side wheel well has chafed through fuel line and wire harness. I don't feel safe. A large complaint is the hidden drivetrain control which can't be seen while driving. NHTSA Complaints for the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado Problems with the Transmission Drivers want a smooth, comfortable ride as they head down the road. 0000000876 00000 n Are they waiting on a dangerous deadly accident before they acknowledge and recall the vehicle and repair this dangerous situation! This was first noticed when I used 4wd auto mode for the first time in october 2018. One reviewer purchased a 2018 Chevy Colorado brand new, and when the vehicle reached 2000 miles the transmission began vibrating regularly. A blown shock renders the vehicle unbalanced, and marginally safe in unexpected rough terrain or when pulling a trailer. Hiday motors in bluffton, indiana was made aware of the failure. 433 people reported that the air conditioning blower did not work correctly because of a failed resistor, the most widespread issue mentioned. | Code P0741 2017 Chevrolet Silverado Tech Notes When a transmission solenoid is stuck off, in most cases the problem is not the electrical part of the solenoid; the problem is foreign material obstructing the mechanical function of the solenoid or the flow of the fluid through the transmission valve body. Temperature gauge on dash noted to be inoperative at that time. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. SO MY QUESTION IS WHAT IS BEING DONE ABOUT THESE ISSUES? Steering wheel also starting to get stuck in turn position when turning right. Upon acceleration the truck felt as if we were riding over rumble strips. This is a dangerous problem and should be investigated before someone gets hurt. Ie: at the grocery store, at the post office, at the drug store etc. The contact pulled into a ditch to avoid a semi truck behind his vehicle. When a window is lowered the vehicle vibrates and shakes violently One has to drop down to 30 miles and hour to make it safe to drive. The vehicle was not repaired. We were then told the thermostat required replacements but there was no part in existence and they would notify us when it became available. The vehicle was taken to bell chevrolet inc (304-652-3541, located at 600 chelsea st, sistersville, wv 26175) where it was diagnosed that the transmission needed to be flushed. PARKED IN DRIVEWAY, SHUT OFF ENGINE, WENT INSIDE. It appears as though I am not the only one having this issue. Noticed a "shuddering" in the transmission during light acceleration between 40-60mph around 1500rpm. The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 (Image courtesy of General Motors) We've begun working on a reliability series that will eventually (hopefully) cover every pickup and SUV on the market. Generally, a Chevy Silverado transmission can cost $2000 to $3500. All they have to do it retune the tcm and it's fixed in 30 minutes. Any liquid leaks down directly upon sensitive exposed electrical dip switches needed to shift the truck. All lights off, ac off, radio off, engine off, everything off. He also informed me gm is aware of this issue with the vehicle and has not developed a permanent fix for the issue. Flushing and replacing the transmission fluid or getting a new torque converter appeared to solve the issue in some vehicles. Date: 4/19/21 NHTSA Recall ID number: 21V245 Issue: Driver's seat belt tensioner cable may separate Make and model years: CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 2014-2016 CHEVROLET TAHOE 2015-2016 The contact was informed that the torque convertor needed to be replaced. I cannot use the beverage holders as I inferred that they were designed to use, to not only hold my beverage in place but contain it from leaking above any sensitive exposed electrical switches. The vehicle was towed to vic koenig chevrolet (1040 e main st, carbondale, il 62901, (618) 529-1000) where it was diagnosed that there was a loose bolt in the electric power steering system. According to GM Authority, the problem here is that the 8-speed automatic transmission may have broken a carrier ring. Silverado audio box seat sub chevy under jl speakers stereo explicit customs project. The transmission is one. The vehicle had just driven back from a 50 mile drive and was then parked. ; Interior, Comfort & Cargo 7/10 - Interior materials are okay compared to other . I do not feel safe driving the it. The. Then that evening as temp had dropped, when turned on truck it blew hot then cold then back to hot. There was a lot of guys that got their torque converter replaced a year or 2 ago and the chugging returned in no time. Set the parking brakes. I just left work, my truck was parked for 8, hrs. 18 month of ownership, 18 trips to the dealer. I did not have my parking brake on though but the incline was so slight I feel I did not need it. The whole issues with these modern trucks are seriously pushing some consumers to the old school designs. Because they felt the vehicle was tampered with they denied to do any work on the truck even the recall of the airbags!!!!! I HAVE A 2018 CHEVROLET COLORADO LT 4WD CREW CAB. Shuddering, fogging up from the inside in cold weather, and very squeaky brakes. More apparent when engine is cold shifting from 1st to 2nd to 3rd then will dissipate. Stay tuned.. thanks for your complaints .i was going to buy a 2018 colorado .but since i read this i wont. For something this serious, and to continue on for 3 model years (5 if you add in the Corvette/Cadillac etc..) that is just inexcusable. Towed one time. The contact stated that the driver and passenger sides of the fender wheel/cargo bed were buckling and rippling. 2018 CHEVROLET COLORADO SHAKING AND SHUTTERING VIOLENTLY WHILE DRVING. WHEN THE TRUCK IS PUT IN AUTO 4WD MODE WHILE PARKED, INSTEAD OF THE 4WD ENGAGING AS NECESSARY, IT ENGAGES IMMEDIATELY UPON MOTION. 8/7/18 truck in again -- ac starts blowing cold air then puts out warm/humid air then back to cold air. I get 17 city and 20 hwy. The failure mileage was 15,000. The vehicle was taken to the local dealer where the transmission was flushed and the vehicle was diagnosed. MULTIPLE TIMES ON A COLD START THE ENGINE IS MISFIRING. Seems to be related to the shift lever, moving that back and forth can usually rectify the problem after many attempts. Fuel lines leak can cause fires and as far as the electrical issue I've been left stranded with my 3 year old daughter a couple of times.. Have looked up forums and many people have had the same issue. While driving my truck overheated and antifreeze was leaking inside the car. The vehicle was not running and had been parked for about 5 minutes when a vehicle fire occurred (starting in the engine compartment). The problem is not solve and the guy from the dealer told me gmc will not let them change the part is his own words. endstream endobj 80 0 obj <> endobj 81 0 obj <>/Font<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageC/ImageI]/XObject<>>>/Rotate 0/Type/Page>> endobj 82 0 obj <> endobj 83 0 obj <> endobj 84 0 obj <> endobj 85 0 obj [/Indexed/DeviceCMYK 255 105 0 R] endobj 86 0 obj <>stream If I am able to drive without stopping, there will be no issues. I have an appointment with a dealership, but the first available appointment is thursday november 7th 2019. Dealer has replaced, re-programmed, nothing works long term.. Manual, Ported TB, underdrive pulleys, LT headers, catted Y, cat back exhaust, Elite CC, subframe protectors, strut tower brace, floor tunnel brace, skip shift eliminator. I turned the engine off and back on and it seemed to go away. When the vehicle is turned off and started several hours later there is no check engine light or any other light on. Landmark Supreme Court Decision Made in Lemberg Laws Facebook Robocalling Suit, Lemberg Law Wins Class Certification in Robocall Case. It started at 90,000 miles and is now getting worse. Both the colorado and same gmc vehicle having same problem. For those of you with firsthand knowledge about this vehicle and transmission, do you know if GM has isolated the problem(s) and corrected them? Buyers can customize the 2020 Colorado in a number of ways with five trim levels: Other customization options include the crew cab or extended cab, the short box or long box, and four-wheel drive or two-wheel drive. However, if I come to a stop within 0. Has a sound on left tire that sounds like something is loose. About a year ago, I started getting a slight shudder in my transmission so I took it to the dealer for repair. The engine will eventually restart. While approaching a stop, the vehicle downshifted without warning. 19 Chevy trax with 31K on it has been having an issue with the transmission Module throwing a code. The contact then took the vehicle to ocean city chevrolet (2366 ocean hwy w, shallotte, nc 28459) where they were unable to duplicate the failure. 2018 chevy colorado zr2, 21000 miles. 2022 Hyundai Veloster N - After replacing the tires with Contentinal 235/19 all seasons on OEM wheels the blind spot warning system was malfunctioning within one mile of driving. The approximate failure mileage was 82,630. TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2018 CHEVROLET COLORADO. No flashing dash, nothing. The wiring that was done before purchase is what's causing all issues electronically. The vehicle was not repaired. :surprise: My 2016 z71 is in the shop right now getting a new torque converter. They would prefer more USB ports than the two provided in the front. The manufacturer was notified and did not assist. Timing chain failure, crankshaft and oil leaking in pistons. How reliable is 2021 Chevy Colorado? Now for somebody like yourself that clearly is not concerned and will just trade the truck after the warranty is expired it really does not matter. In his spare time, Brian enjoys working on pickup trucks, muscle cars, Jeeps and anything related to motorsports. It shakes and shutters and is the worst truck i have had. 0000000016 00000 n My 2018 colorado z71 (40,000 miles) suffers from transmission shudder intermittently. The dealership we purchased it from had done some electrical work but did not disclose what was done until it quit working and was brought to a different dealership. How long the transmission of a American-made Chevy Colorado lasts depends on the kind of transmission that you have in the car. When the vehicle was two months old it stopped on a city street in arlington va and was undriveable. In the case of the 8 speed it does work better then the Tacoma when it works. This is a new 2018 colorado z71 with only 5k miles on engine. Chevrolet montebello delearship in california refused to do any work on our 2018 chevrolet colorado. This issue is a well-known one for the Chevrolet Colorado LT, in which the TPS or throttle position sensor fails for a number of reasons: The OBD trouble code will be P2135. THIS IS A NEW 2018 COLORADO Z71 WITH ONLY 5K MILES ON ENGINE. Just my opinion. Does this ring a bell? So lets take the 20 percent failure rate. A class action lawsuit was recently filed in response to transmission defects in GM vehicles that can cause shaking, jerking while shifting, shifting hard, clunks and hesitations due to the 8L90 and 8L45 transmissions. Prior to this I was not doing anything extreme to damage my car in any way. I have taken to dealership. Chevrolet colorado shaking and shuttering violently while drving. Unknown with rear seats I've never sat in my vehicles backseats to confirm it there. Smell the smell goes away, but after I have stopped and then restarted truck after a couple minutes and drive a couple more minutes the odor again presents itself. Check engine light or other warning lights may be illuminated, 5.) *tt. I could still lock it, but if some kids see it or break into it, they could drive it away. THE CHECK ENGINE LIKE COMES ON, THE VSA, AND T/C LIGHTS ALL COME ON AND A NOTIFICATION ON THE DASH SAYING STABILITRAK IS DISABLED. Actually there is a TSB that came out in like May. Both models have very few complaints and often don't encounter problems until they're at an average of 70,000 miles, usually costing less than $1000 to fix. Brian Jones spent more than 20 years working as an ASE Certified Master Tech and Parts Specialist at multiple dealerships. This almost resulted in accidents when backing up into a parking spot. Shudder becomes worse when trailering boat. I am unsure why gm is not making this major safety concern a priority because we are now in the middle of a chicago winter we're temperatures are regularly below freezing. When trying to pass vehicles on interstate it vibrates so bad over 70 mph I am afraid to wreck. Hope to get mine back Friday. The transmission is responsible for providing a well-balanced shifting experience that someone can barely notice occurring. Ul(bTh(xc *l&bq6!AqD#+ M8&0}`b0_AeS,;5H0p Had to restart, engine light came on and limped back home. After a timeout period of 10-15 minutes it was driveable but at 10 mph it whined as if the transmission or engine was going to blow up. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (INVOICE AND PICTURES) AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. The tacos active learning 6 speed is a hot mess as far as shift points. The contact stated that the failure occurred periodically. Last time it left me stranded at my veterinary clinic at 1 am after dealing with an emergency because the battery died. Message or call 877-795-3666 today. When I try and restart, the engine will stall repeatedly. The contact called ressler motors at (866) 623-5535 (located at 8474 huffine ln, bozeman, mt 59718) and was informed to bring the vehicle to the shop. Tl* the contact owns a 2018 chevrolet colorado. Tarr Chevrolet in Jefferson City,TN. I've notified the dealer but they don't seem to think anything is wrong or not functioning properly. Problem - One of the more common 8L transmission problems is excessively hard or abrupt gear changes.