If you would like to troubleshoot from a transmission specific article check these out: No Reverse In the event that the truck refuses to move, it can be a few different problems. The manufacturer has not yet offered to pay for the repairs but advised us to take it in to the chevy dealership to confirm the diagnostics. The current and recent failure mileage was 36,000 and the dealer stated that they have to install a rebuilt transmission. Subsequent rebuild by mechanic revealed that gm had installed incorrect valve body gaskets in the transmission, likely contributing to the premature failure. The contact stated that the vehicle would not accelerate properly when the accelerator pedal was depressed. Something needs to be done to protect the consumer!.
It is about the size of a vacuum hose where it meets the transmission. When slowing in traffic or for a turn the transmission will downshift hard and clunk and bang as if something is going to break. If you're not sure, ask your dealer. His vehicle too went out at 20k miles. If you are having trouble now, stick with the first section. This is more than an isolated incident, having happened to many people who own Avalanche's as evidenced on the forums.
They are both four speed overdrive transmissions. My cousin transmission too went out at 50k miles, would like to have dealer repair my vehicle. When it comes to your Chevrolet Avalanche 1500, you want parts and products from only trusted brands. The transmission gave no warning before it broke. The first is common more top level troubleshooting.
It could also be something to do with the valve body. Shop online, find the best price on the right product, and have it shipped right to your door. Requires reprogramming when valve bodies are replaced. I have found several other cases where this failure has occurred with no remedy from the manufacturer. Changing break fluid in Chevrolet Avalanche 2003 is also is a simple task.
All of a sudden, every one heard a big clunk, like some thing had dropped. This vehicle has about 39000 miles, just over the written warranty, which is 36000. Vehicle has only 30k miles. If it is go ahead and look to see if the harness is plugged in. I was please to know that the vehicle may still be within its implied warranty first four years and the right to revoke purchase may be an option if the manufacturer and dealership refuse to correct the problem at no cost to us.
He was unable to move forward although the rpms increased. I got off the freeway, at the first exit, approximately 2mins after the beginning of the loss of power. Dealer has attemped repair several times without repairing the problem. My husband, who was driving, turned on the cross street. If the air conditioning system in your vehicle needs refrigerant, be sure the proper refrigerant is used. The dealer also stated that the failure was caused by the transmission fluid releasing from the clutch pad which was normal.
There were no warning lights prior to the failure. We believe this is a failure of the transmission. They are a lot more common. The dealer stated that there was nothing to repair. What type of transmission fluid does a 2002 Avalanche use? The vehicle was not parked on a hill. The heavy duty transmission option was the 4L80E. I have been an auto tech for 38 years.
The power steering shuddered at low speeds. Note: all capacities are approximate. Note: not all air conditioning refrigerants are the same. My husband drove our vehicle backwards all the way home. Requires reprogramming when valve bodies are replaced.