Accelerated gradually and drove down highway and when accelerator pedal was released, transfer case shifted into neutral, again, engine revving freely with transmission still in d. Same engine and cps as the 2001 but not included in the original recall. The motor was replaced by an independent mechanic, but the electronic stability control esc warning indicator kept illuminating. I feel that is worse then it happening all the time because I don't know when to expect it. The contact owns a 2007 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500. The issue affects many components of the vehicle.
I have bench bled the master cylinder, and all brake lines around the truck. Originally replaced it in December of 2015. I have been stranded in the middle lane of the freeway traveling 60 miles per hour when suddenly it begins to act up. The engine was idle and would not accelerate. This is more than an isolated incident, having happened to many people who own avalanche's as evidenced on the forums. Driving down the road the truck engine will be running with no abnormal sounds, smells, leaks but will act as if not in gear. The front door speaker made a buzzing noise.
Truck also shuts off while driving. Pulled over to the shoulder turned truck off and it ran good for about 3 minutes and it repeated itself. Same thing happened in 2016 with my fuel pump line corroded through. Which led me to nearly hit a telephone pole. The clock will not keep regular time even when reset many times.
While the vehicle idled, the stablilitrac and abs warning indicators flickered. . The air bag light illuminated on the instrument panel. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. I lost all gears aside from first. The failure mileage was 9,235 and current mileage was 45,000.
He also stated that the front seats were making strange noises. The vehicle was not repaired. P1626 code suggested loss of communication with modules among other issues. This nearly resulted in a rear end collision, of course. Online forums depict hundreds of owners with the same incidents.
This is an ongoing problem with this vehicle! The master cylinder and a flex brake line going from the master cylinder to the brake booster module were replaced. Had water pump and hoses replaced. The approximate failure mileage was 93,778. The dash has cracked at the corner of the air bag and if there is an accident it could send shards flying. It couldn't be fixed as it was inside. Dangerous condition when vehicle drops into power reduction mode.
The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the engine needed to be replaced. Problem was intermittent and when it returned later that same night, innova code reader was at the ready. Vehicle stabilitrak light comes on, all the dash board lights goes on and off, the needles are going wild and then nothing. One crack involves the passenger side airbag cover and the cover is coming off due to the crack. I have inquired with a few mechanics getting mixed answers ranging from total rebuild to solenoids.
Then as soon as I accelerated at 25 mph, I felt the transmission go out and heard a high pitch whine and some grinding. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train with 12 problems. The brake pedal went to the floor and it appeared that all braking had been lost. Automatic Transmission 2006 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 Automatic Transmission Consumer Complaints Complaint Number: 10331888 Incident Date: May 21, 2010 Date Added to File: May 23, 2010 Description of the Complaint: 2006 chevrolet avalanche 1500 4wd in 2wd hi, driving at 55 mph with transmission in d, engine revved freely as if transmission in neutral. This did not solve the issue as this continues to happen off and on and I fell this puts us at risk.