Replaced water pump at 38000 miles. Can't go in revserse at all. Replaced reaction shell in tranny at 57000 miles. Vehicle returned to dealer twice with concern, one attempt to fix with replacement of transmission output shaft. Poor design, mud, snow, ice trapped on to shifter cable and safety switch, then they freeze into position and also causes safety switch to malfunction and go bad. Upon further inspection, the extension housing of the transmission cracked and was leaking transmission oil. After starting my vehicle it did not have reverse and after getting it out of the ramp it would not shift into 2nd gear.
Consumer stated that when driving through water or mud shift lever will freeze up. Can someone do something or do we just have to keep shelling out money for a mistake that a multimillion dollar company made? Emergency brake is typically engaged because it is parked on a slope drive but it was found disengaged. I tried taking good care of this vehicle. I will not buy another gm car in my lifetime. Gm ought to reimburse us for the cost since they were aware of the problem and could have fixed it prior to the problem by recalls. Whether I kept the vehicle or not is beside the point. Thankfully it wasn't parked so it would have rolled down the ramp.
It was not a strong enough part for the transmission. The contact scheduled an appointment with a transmission specialist to repair the vehicle. The warranty on the third transmission expired Nov 24, 2006 just 41 days after the warranty expired. In conclusion, the dealer was the first to diagnose the problem and recommend a solution of replacing the transmission without any further breakdown of the transmission because they already knew what the problem was. Since it should not have broke at that time.
They gave the same diagnosis with the same malfunction code. Anyone thinking they can help, please feel free. He drove slowly to the dealer for inspection while the vibration weakened at a reduced speed. Vehicle was looked at by two separate service departments with no cause found. I had to have my transmission rebuilt and the transmission shop said that it was a common problem and that gm has come out with a revised part that is hardend. Poor design, mud, snow, ice trapped on to shifter cable and safety switch, then they freeze into position and also causes safety switch to malfunction and go bad.
There is a technical bulletin on this matter. I guess people have to die in order for a recall to be made by general motors. At 37260 miles the gear failed, my vehicle it did not have reverse, and it would not shift into 2nd gear. Can't go in revserse at all. Bulletin 02-07-30-011b I have had this switch fail twice, gm knows of the bulletin but fails to see how dangerous the truck becomes when switch fails. Please call for customer service and availability at 1-800-858-7269. Please call for customer service and availability at 1-800-858-7269.
The transmission does not shift into 1st gear correctly, and has a hard time shifting into high gears, and the rpm stay high running in the truck. This is a follow up to my previous complaint. I have read the bulletin and it clearly states that transmissions showing this code and falling within a specified build date which is stated on the bulletin are to be replaced and that no further diagnosis be performed. Since it should not have broke at that time. I did have the repair shop tear the transmission down to determine the exact cause of the failure and they stated that it was the plastic pistons in the accumulator housing that failed causing the transmission to over heat which in turn damaged other components within the transmission. Also, the passenger's side seat unexpectedly unraveled. Took vehicle to morris transmission service, and the dealer recommended to them that since the warranty expired they have been after gm to change it because it was the same part that broke every time.
At 40000 miles, replaced U joint and rear transmission seal. No repairs were performed by the dealer due to the extensive work and expense. Which I have had for 1 year and 6 months. After a detailed investigation, I have discovered that this is a common problem with this particular transmission, as they have corrected it on the 2003 models. Again, it was in park with the emergency brake engaged. Automatic Transmission problem 23 Allison transmission problem: while in overdrive with a towing load going uphill, the transmission will downshift in or out of cruise control, causing the engine to increase speed up to the danger zone of 3300rpm. Consumer drove the vehicle to the dealer for inspection, and mechanic determined that the rear slip yoke of the transmission needed to be replaced.
. I had to have my transmission rebuilt and the transmission shop said that it was a common problem. While being towed it also rolled while loading onto the tow truck. Please call for customer service and availability at 1-800-858-7269. When I returned to my vehicle the trucks front bumper was touching the wall.
Final warranty work 36000 miles was done about 2 months ago. I only have 42000 miles on the truck. While driving and upon looking into the passenger side mirror one could not see what was coming up on the side shifter. Also I talked to other people that have the same transmission and they have had the same problems. At 75000 miles the gear failed in a parking garage when I parked my truck I had appox.
This happened around August 4, 2005. It had 42,800 miles on it. I have 58,000 miles on my vehicle. He told us the transmission is shot!!! I had a man call me about extending our warranty and my dumb ass told him that the transmission was shot, he told me sorry I can't help you but he did however tell me that the 2000-2006 transmissions were known to go out in these vehicles. However, consumer was told there was nothing they could do. After dealing with a hurricane, finally being able to get on our feet and build a house, thinking things are going to be alright low and behold the damn truck breaks down!!!! Oh, now that you taken to someone else we feel it is our right to deny you any further help, but we were going help you all along but didn't feel the need to tell you til now. Please let me know what I can do.