Chevrolet Bolt Fires
GM believes new software updates will allow Bolt owners to fully charge their batteries once again. Owners were asked to temporarily limit their battery's charging capacity to stop defective cells from sparking a flame and make the EV extra…
2015 Colorado Power Steering Loss
Poor electrical connections inside the steering gear assemblies of the 2015 Chevy Colorado can cause the truck to lose its power steering. While the connection can drop out while driving, most owners report seeing a 'service power steering,…
Engine Power is Reduced
Defects with Chevy's accelerator pedal sensor and electronic throttle control system are triggering a sudden and dangerous 'Engine Power is Reduced' warning message which can lead to the car suddenly losing power and having limited accelera…
What Owners Complain About the Most
Sorting out which topics, problems, and model years have the most overall complaints from owners on CarComplaints.com.
Worst Issues (see all)
- 2005 Trailblazer fuel gauge not working 225 (100%)
- 2002 Impala passlock problem, won't start and security light is on 224 (100%)
- 2004 Impala speedometer gone haywire 187 (83%)
- 2007 Suburban excessive oil consumption 186 (83%)
- 2002 Impala intake manifold gasket failure, leaking coolant 142 (63%)
- 2005 Cobalt power steering failure 128 (57%)
- 2003 Impala security light comes on, won't start 125 (56%)
What Breaks (see all)
Chevy says battery scans and software update will allow 2017-2019 Bolt owners to once again charge their batteries to full capacity%.
The EVs were recalled last November following reports of the batteries catching on fire while charging near 100%. As a temporary measure, owners were asked to limit their battery's charging capacity to 90% until a more permanent fix could be found.…keep reading
GM did the right thing by recalling ineffective seat belts a few years back. It just would have been so much better if they used the right replacement parts.
Now to be fair, only 2,800 of the over 1 million recalled vehicles ended up with the wrong pretensioner cable assemblies but considering the last recalls were in 2016 and 2018 this probably won't sit well with the owners driving around with the wrong seat belts for the last few years.…keep reading
A federal investigation wants to know if rusty connectors are preventing 2020-2021 GM airbags from deploying.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has received six reports of severe crashes where the airbags didn't deploy in GM vehicles, despite those vehicles receiving "significant frontal damage." All six crashes resulted in injuries.…keep reading
The 2015 Chevy Colorado is being recalled to fix intermittent power steering loss.
These trucks have had ongoing power steering issues because of corroded electrical connections inside the steering gear assemblies. GM plans on replacing the torque sensor cover assembly and applying anti-corrosion gel to the electrical connections. Let's hope it works.…keep reading
GM is urging owners of the 2021 Express to park outside and away from anything that could burn until the vans get repaired.
Late last year they said the van's batteries could drain when the positive battery cable accidently came in contact with the fuse block assembly. Now they're saying it's less drain, more flame—as in at least four vans have gone up in smoke due to the batteries short-circuiting.…keep reading
The best way to find out what's wrong with a vehicle is from the people who drive them. Not only do owner complaints help us rank vehicles by reliability, but they're often used to spark class-action lawsuits and warranty extensions. Plus, they're a great way to vent.