About Chevrolet Avalanche
Chevrolet Avalanche, as a pickup truck accommodating five to six passengers, was produced by General Motors' Chevrolet Division from September 2001 to April 2013. When the first Chevrolet Avalanche introduced in 2001 as a 2002 model, people found it shared long-wheelbase chassis with Chevrolet Suburban and Cadillac Escalade EXT. Though Chevrolet Avalanche has only been manufactured by two generations, it has been nominated for the North American SUV of the Year award and Motor Trend's SUV of the Year for 2002.
In Chevrolet Avalanche's first generation (2001-2006), it was produced on the GMT800 platform. There were trim levels 1500, 1500 LS, 1500 Z/66 (Off-Road package), 1500 Z/71 (On-Road package), 1500 LT, 2500, and 1500 North Face Edition equipped with 2-wheel drive or 4-wheel drive systems available. Chevrolet Avalanche the got power from 5.3 L gasoline or E85 V8 engines or 8.1 L V8 gasoline engine mated to 4-speed automatic transmission. Then when the second-generation Chevrolet Avalanche (2007-2013) was introduced at the Chicago Auto Show in February 2006, it only offered LS, LT, LTZ, and Black Diamond Edition trim levels. Produced at the GMT900 platform, Chevrolet Avalanche was powered by 5.3 L gasoline or E85 V8 engines or 6.0 L V8 gasoline engine attached to 4-speed and 6-speed automatic transmissions.
Chevrolet Avalanche Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
As a pickup truck, Chevrolet Avalanche is produced to help humans transport heavy goods for long distance, and this is way it is popular among lumbers or merchants. However, just because of Chevrolet Avalanche has to do difficult work; in a long run, problems would appear on it as auto parts would wear too severely.
At first, engine would get in trouble. Engine problem often could act as the omen of vehicle problem. Chevrolet Avalanche owners have complained engine problems including performance reduced dramatically, stalling or misfiring, rough idling and hard to start. The vehicle could also get stuck into no starting especially in a hurry. What's more, whining noises coming from the engine trouble them a lot. Once Check Engine Light come on, Avalanche spark plug, Avalanche fuel pump should get checked in time in case engine consumes excessive fuel.
Second, transmission and suspension failure. Based on CarComplaint.com, this problem is too serious so that drivers may get into accident. Difficulty shifting is common on Chevrolet Avalanche, which could be caused by a faulty shift cable. As for suspension failure, Avalanche shock absorber, Avalanche shock and strut mount, Avalanche trailing arm are often the culprits.
While for your safe and sound driving experience, some more auto parts in Chevrolet Avalanche deserve your meticulous maintenance. Headlight is both for light road ahead also for warning other drivers or pedestrians of your presence, so once it emits dim or flickering light, you need replace it. Seat belt is also very important for protecting occupants' safety. You had better get your Avalanche seat belt after every accident. Wiper blade is responsible for cleaning or clearing off debris on the windshield so that driving vision won't get blocked, but it is made of soft rubber, a kind of material that could only withstand natural wear and tear for a while and could not last as long as the Avalanche could, so please replacing it at least every six to twelve months for your driving safety. Some electrical auto parts such as power window switch, A/C switch or window regulator also should be paid enough attention.
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