The approximate failure mileage was 129,000. I have been very fortunate so far. Sometimes after several tries it does fire up. The vehicle was restarted after numerous attempts however, the failure progressed into an intermittent occurrence. Use of this site constitutes agreement with the Copyright © 2005 by Francisco Burzi. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. On one occasion, the contact's vehicle lurched forward and crashed into another vehicle that turned in front of the contact.
The failure mileage was 77,120. The contact stated that he did not have money for a diagnostic fee. . The vehicle was taken to the dealer , who stated that the engine control module would need to be replaced. I've gotten the messages like that when the battery's low, it's like it doesn't have the power to start all the components correctly, it runs rough, and audibly sounds terrible, like it's coughing. The contact was able to drive onto the emergency lane and restart the vehicle. What if this had happened on a highway on or off ramp? Most recently while traveling didn't the interstate it stalled going 75mph leaving me to coast and disrupt 4 lanes of traffic.
And the car shut off! There are two ways to fix this. If I drive 60 mph or more when engine power is reduced then it says service shuttling down and the car will completely shut down it's a big safety hazard especially when I¿M on the freeway. It also locked up the steering wheel and braking system so I had next to no power. Member Level Bronze Contributor Joined: Jan 20, 2007 Posts: 1953 Posts per day: 0. One day I was driving my car home making a right turn and my engine started making noise and was acting as if it was going to cut off. I have to put the car in neutral and restart immediately to avoid a possible collision.
The failure mileage was approximately 34,000. The contact took the vehicle to gregg young Chevrolet 17750 burt St, omaha, ne 68118, 402 509-3028 twice, but they were unable to diagnose the failure. No need to split this off into a separate thread or anything, Hemi and I have been talking about this for a long time and I've never bothered to ask anybody about it. Also when I purchase the car not too long after me driving I noticed there was some noise coming from my back tires. The entire unit is packed with grease and protected by an accordion style rubber boot. Member Level Bronze Contributor Joined: Jan 20, 2007 Posts: 1953 Posts per day: 0.
The contact stated that the failure occurred many times during two years. Then the check engine light comes on. That is what reduced engine power is about. While trying to start my vehicle I get a click and care won't start at all. The vehicle did not restart. Mono If you have a conversation with a friend for example it's a two-way communication where you can respond and give 'feedback'. I pulled the car over turning it off.
The failure mileage was 118,000. No need to split this off into a separate thread or anything, Hemi and I have been talking about this for a long time and I've never bothered to ask anybody about it. The throttle body on your vehicle is computer controlled. Also when it does start it will sometimes stall. It has been to the dealer 3 times for the problem already and the problem still exists. While driving 40 mph, the engine reduced power indicator illuminated and the vehicle began to reduce in speed. We tested the battery and we were only getting about 440 amps when it was running, so I'm gonna replace that.
While driving approximately 30 mph over a small bump in the road, the vehicle stalled. Gold Contributor Joined: Oct 21, 2006 Posts: 9331 Posts per day: 2. The contact was unable to restart the vehicle. In no way should a car just shut down mid-drive like that! The steering wheel became hard to turn and the car started to slow down without being able to go faster again. In some instances, it can also be caused by a defective gas pedal sensor as well. The mechanic replaced the ecm, throttle body, accelerator pedal mechanism, and the wiring harness between the ecm and throttle body; however, the failure recurred.
The contact stated that the failure was intermittent. If it moves, it's not frozen. I read online that this was a prevalent problem with these vehicles, and I hope I get injured because of it so I can sue gm. The code went away, and the performance returned. Take it to an autozone and have them diagnose which cylinder is misfiring.