5.3L Vortec 5300 Engine Oil Consumption
From 2010-2014 GM's Vortec 5300 engine had multiple design flaws that led to an excessive oil consumption responsible for soiled spark plugs, bent pushrods, and timing chain wear to name a few. The problem was compounded by an inadequate oi…Continue reading article "5.3L Vortec 5300 Engine Oil Consumption"
Sudden Low Beam Headlight Failure
The 1st generation TrailBlazer's low beam headlights can suddenly shut off even though the lights themselves are perfectly fine. The issue is a a defective headlamp driver module which is responsible for distributing power to the lights.Continue reading article "Sudden Low Beam Headlight Failure"
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…Continue reading article "Engine Power is Reduced"
2.4L Ecotec Oil Consumption
A series of unfortunate design decisions allow oil to end up in the combustion chamber of the 2.4L Ecotec engine. And a less-than-impressive oil monitoring system doesn't do anything to warn owners about dangerously low oil levels until it'…Continue reading article "2.4L Ecotec Oil Consumption"
C8 Corvette Frunk Problems
The C8 Corvette's front trunk (or frunk) has already been recalled twice. First for failing to meet federal safety standards for an internal release mechanism and then a couple weeks later for flying open while driving down the road. Now ow…Continue reading article "C8 Corvette Frunk Problems"
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,…Continue reading article "2015 Colorado Power Steering Loss"
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…Continue reading article "Chevrolet Bolt Fires"
Fuse Block Connections Cause Engine Stalls
Certain generations of GM vehicles have problems inside the fuse block that cause flickering warning lights and stalled engines. Unfortunately these sorts of problems are often difficult to diagnose.Continue reading article "Fuse Block Connections Cause Engine Stalls"
C7 Corvette Has Cracked and Warped Wheels
GM went with cast aluminum wheels over a stronger forged option for its 7th generation Corvette. Now that owners are having issues with warping and cracking, the automaker is telling them to stop hitting potholes instead of honoring its war…Continue reading article "C7 Corvette Has Cracked and Warped Wheels"
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