The vehicle was taken to the dealership for inspection. Diesel Fuel System problem 11 I have a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500hd lt ext. In January of 2008, she took her vehicle to the dealer and they replaced two fuel injectors. Very eerie feeling to be driving and this to happen. The current Duramax diesel is a 6.
Problem again recurred in November 2004 and March 2005, and dealer stated that it was just excessive drive line lash. The representative indicated that there was a design change therefore he could not received compensation. I have heard that many many others with this make of vehicle have the same problem. This happens with no warning it is distracting and disturbing when driving. The failure mileage was 65,000 and current mileage was 97,000. However, Ford and Dodge diesel trucks with turbos do not have this problem unless the turbo is defective.
The tires were chopped due to alignment being out of adjustment. I'm even going to do the work myself. In many cases, the vehicle travels well into the intersection or well past the normal stopping point before it finally comes to a halt. It happens more often when the car is warm than when it is cold. The dealer never checked to see if there was a problem with the fuel injectors, in which white some was emitting from the vehicle. However the vehicle would not accelerate it was spitting and sputtering and slowed down for a while.
The vehicle was not repaired. This poor level of quality is unacceptable for such an expensive vehicle. There were no parts at that time. What recourse do we have??? Primary Use: Utility towing boats, transporting cargo, etc. A simple fix would be to make it like the transmission fluid check.
I put the truck on the highway once a month to travel about 300 miles round trip. The contact stated that the front tires were wearing prematurely. In most locations, nearing the point of failure, and in at least one spot, resulted in a pin hole leak, with a significant quantity of fuel leaking onto the vehicle and the ground. Subsequent calls to gm customer assistance were made to no end they stated the 10% discount was their best offer. The front differential shaft seal were replaced. Once those initial problems were fixed, however, this vehicle has been trouble-free.
Repaired on March 2, 2004 as per bulletin 1430080. The fuel line was replaced. Remove the screw that you exposed. Also the 2004-2005 instrument panels have a history for gauge malfunctions. A new set of tires have been placed on front. I was informed during an injector swap in my truck that the different types of injectors that were tested by gm and their partners isuzu and bosch provided good data for the ongoing service campaign, but will not be released through gm parts.
This reduction in power was the result of the exhaust filter being full or clogged. While investigating what to do, to fix the truck I've found 3 other people I know that have duramax's, and they are going through the same problems. Consumer claimed warranry was no help because if dealer won'r correct problem now they won'r correct it later. Transmission bangs when shifting from 2nd to 3rd gear and downshifts hard from 3rd to 2nd gear. It's a little more complicated than the previous post.
The repair will be performed at the owners expense. I'd put it against any other diesel any day. As for problems, I havent encountered any. The vehicle operator must put the vehicle in neutral to stop the vehicle. The contact stated that the vehicle would fail to accurately indicate the amount of fuel in the vehicle. What are the trouble areas or problems i should look for? Well the guys idled it and overheated it to the point that it bubbled out the overflow tank.
The failure mileage was 6,000 and the current mileage was 40,400. I suspect I should be good for another 8 years. If gm knowingly knew of these issues why did they not do a recall on said vehicles? Function Not Fluff — This truck is all about function. Diesel Fuel System problem 15 Engine power reduced to 35 mph without warning. Breaking is also very good with its 4 wheel disk breaks. Its a crew cab with a fabtech lift on it already and 315's. Upon inspection, all steel fuel lines, at every point of connection, and at every brace, have thick, scaly, flaking rust.
Will get you where you need to go with a smile on your face. You'd be surprised how much the taller frame adds. The transmission will read a false neutral on level ground. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's diesel fuel system 34 problems. Consumer has a case open at general motors 1-258070464. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, who stated that the manufacturer designed the front tires to be rotated every 6,000 miles.