And finally, today january 26, 2006, my wifes transmission in her 2001 suburban with only 78000, never used to tow anything but a lawn mower trailer, just went out with several school kids on board on a very busy road with no shoulders. Cheap plastic parts used in window mechanisms! When we were 3 hrs. Automatic Transmission problem 9 The vehicle is in awd or 4-wheel drive - step on the gas after being stopped, the transmission sounds as if it is about to fall off. However we are still having issues shifting. Rpm goes down but nothing. The approximate failure mileage was 100,000.
Very detailed and technical repair. We are currently on our third transmission with this vehicle. That is supposed to be better than the 60E trans. I drove it and it wouldnt shift out of 1st gear, the oil pressure went over the 80 line an she growned the whole time til i got back home real quick trip my husband has drove it twice and both times it wouldnt go into 3rd gear. You can possibly fry a computer with the power surge of reconnecting the battery. Moving the gear selector thorough each gear position prior to checking the level will help assure an accurate reading. On the left side it is on the top, and on the right side it is on the bottom.
Complaint Number: 10003317 Incident Date: June 20, 2001 Date Added to File: January 24, 2003 Description of the Complaint: I would like to request your agency to conduct a thorough investigation about a defective parking pawl on a 2001 chevy suburban, this parking pawl mechanism supposed to lock the transmission gear to prevent a vehicle to roll or moved while on park position, especially on a rolling hills or sloped parking lot. The vehicle need to be inspected at the dealership service shop and have it check for a sign of a worn out of the parking pawl mechanism. Vehicle operated in reverse, but not in drive. Dono2010van answered 3 years ago Steve, I just encountered the same thing. Don't expect the parking brake to lock the rear wheels. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. This is a trial and error procedure.
I know this may sound like a dumb question but I just don't want to miss a nice opportunity if the vehicle transmission stays in good shape. I am furious that I have to have a 3rd, yes 3rd transmission in a vehicle with under 110,000 miles on it. And finally, today January 26, 2006, my wifes transmission in her 2001 Suburban with only 78000, never used to tow anything but a lawn mower trailer, just went out with several school kids on board on a very busy road with no shoulders. . Your transmission uses Dexron 3 fluid. The vehicle was repaired for the anti lock brake system failure but the fuel pump was not replaced.
The vehicle is less than three years old and has 48000 miles on it. The vehicle was only going 20+- mph at the time. Warranty on replacement transmissions at that time. Only 16,000 miles on vehicle; 1 yr 11 months old. I'm already concerned about the third transmission as it occasionally has trouble dropping into first upon stopping.
Complaint Number: 10092723 Incident Date: September 9, 2004 Date Added to File: September 20, 2004 Description of the Complaint: Consumer stated every 43,000 miles transmission failed. After the vehicle is warmed up 30 min of driving , the vehicle will slip into neutral between 3rd and 4th gear. I am highly suggesting this office to conduct an investigation to avoid a similar fate with firestone case. It will not work as you can not erase the memory. The transmission was changed at my local dealership. Also, the headlights will not come on if the brake is set.
My only consolation is this transmission has a three year warranty. You also need to ensure the trailer has functioning brakes. There is no excuse for 2 transmissions going on a 3rd, in a vehicle with that low of mileage. When in 4-wheel drive the vehicle is difficult to turn. The vehicle would only go into reverse. As a result, consumer had to replace the part. While slowing down to make a turn transmission doesn't know what to do.
All of a sudden you loose power. Otherwise, this is a serious and dangerous design error. My husband is pretty certain the transmission is done for but i still have hope. While i think that not every shop is this bad,I would bet that many so called bad trannys are just something minor. I contacted general motors product allegation department to inform about this serious defect. The vehicle is less than three years old and has 48000 miles on it.
Our users can find data on mass market car models from most popular brands. When the vehicle had around 70,000 miles about 2 years ago, 2013 , the transmission failed again and had to be completely rebuilt again. The vehicle is less than three years old and has 48000 miles on it. I have had very few mechanical problems with this car. This could have turned into a bad situation. By using this tool, you will be able to get records with description of safety issues for vehicles, equipment, tires and child restraints.
When I tried to pull off the road into the service lane, I had no transmission and had to drift to the shoulder. Complaint Number: 10013596 Incident Date: June 20, 2002 Date Added to File: March 28, 2003 Description of the Complaint: My 2001 chevrolet suburban got in an accident due to parking pawl failure while parked on a sloped surface. I have researched and noticed I am not the only one with this issue. Anytime your coolant level is below the fill line in the overflow bottle, top it off. This, of course, did not happen but the dealership is refusing to take any responsibility and I have not heard from general motors. Transmission had to be completely rebuilt. I am highly suggesting this office to conduct an investigation to avoid a similar fate with firestone case.