In regards to what Mr. The car now has only two functioning gears, 1st and 2nd. Our users can find data on mass market car models from most popular brands. The rear rotors were replaced as part of normal maintenance and after a year they were already wearing out. Therefore, it takes about 10 seconds for the transmission to finally find a gear so I can proceed. Otherwise, this is a serious and dangerous design error. You said that you had the fluid on the tranny flushed the other day, if it started acting up after that, i would go back to that shop and tell them what is going on.
Finally got it solved by replacing front right hub - which included the speed sensor. Otherwise bad stuff well get pulled back into your transmission. After about every three clicks, slide the rotor back on and make sure that the rotor will go on and still turn freely. I had noticed some slipping of the transmission but was not sure if that was in fact slipping. My transmission went out with no warning at 50,000 miles. The car now has only two functioning gears, 1st and 2nd.
As a result, consumer had to replace the part. Also, the headlights will not come on if the brake is set. From home we lost 3rd gear and drove in 2nd at 40 miles per hr. Complaint Number: 10092723 Incident Date: September 9, 2004 Date Added to File: September 20, 2004 Description of the Complaint: Consumer stated every 43,000 miles transmission failed. According to the mechanic, the transmission completely came apart inside. Complaint Number: 10090036 Incident Date: August 30, 2004 Date Added to File: August 30, 2004 Description of the Complaint: While driving 20 mph vehicle stopped in motion with engine still running. Automatic Transmission 2001 Chevrolet Suburban Automatic Transmission Consumer Complaints Complaint Number: 10175460 Incident Date: December 2, 2006 Date Added to File: December 7, 2006 Description of the Complaint: Transmission on a 2001 chevy suburban with 76000 miles failed while on expressway almost caused an accident.
The parking brake band is only about an inch wide, and does not have a lot of pad on it. Car now has 81000 miles, my transmission shop says that my 3rd and 4th gear clutches are gone!!?? After several months of review and investigations, gm said they found that it was material defect. After you get the rotor off, you will notice a little adjustment star wheel directly on the oposite side of where the parking brake cable attaches, just like the old style drum type brake self adjustment mechanisms. This really a very serious and dangerous case for all 2001 chevrolet suburban for having a potential emergency brake pad and parking pawl mechanism defect. I am sharing this information for the safety of the general public and consumers who owned a 2001 chevy Suburban, because the vehicle has the tendency to moved while on parked position on a rolling hills or sloped parking lot. This input was on based on the accident happened on my 2001 chevy Suburban last June 20,2002. You could also check to see it the t-case is acting up by shifting it in and out of 4x4 next time it acts up.
Automatic Transmission problem 9 The vehicle is in awd or 4-wheel drive - step on the gas after being stopped, the transmission sounds as if it is about to fall off. The parking pawl mechanism failure cannot be detected easily by an average person, unless a thorough investigation will be conducted or an accident will occurred. Complaint Number: 10003317 Incident Date: June 20, 2001 Date Added to File: January 24, 2003 Description of the Complaint: I would like to request your agency to conduct a thorough investigation about a defective parking pawl on a 2001 chevy suburban, this parking pawl mechanism supposed to lock the transmission gear to prevent a vehicle to roll or moved while on park position, especially on a rolling hills or sloped parking lot. I bought a 2001 1500 4x4 z71 Burb. The first one locked up at 20 m miles and was replaced under warranty.
And finally, today January 26, 2006, my wifes transmission in her 2001 Suburban with only 78000, never used to tow anything but a lawn mower trailer, just went out with several school kids on board on a very busy road with no shoulders. Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects. All of a sudden you loose power. The car now has only two functioning gears, 1st and 2nd. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how used vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. We are currently on our third transmission with this vehicle.
The transmission was changed at my local dealership. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Chevrolet you are producing faulty products. It must be adjusted manually. Complaint Number: 10129019 Incident Date: September 1, 2003 Date Added to File: July 17, 2005 Description of the Complaint: Catastrophic failure of transmission; lost all forward gears on nj turnpike after slowing down for stopped traffic. It is on a sticker in the drivers door jamb. Also, my 2001 Chevrolet Suburban was discovered by gm authorized service shop that the emergency parking brake was having a premature wearing on the brake pads.
My brothers son had to have his 2001 k1500 transmission changed out at 60000 miles. This could have turned into a bad situation. I am highly suggesting this office to conduct an investigation to avoid a similar fate with firestone case. The vehicle was repaired for the anti lock brake system failure but the fuel pump was not replaced. My brothers son had to have his 2001 k1500 transmission changed out at 60000 miles. When adjusted properly, they should keep a stopped vehicle from rolling, but that's about it. My only consolation is this transmission has a three year warranty.