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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
140,000 miles

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2003 Chevrolet Avalanche Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 162011


  • 140,000 miles


The contact owns a 2003 Chevrolet Avalanche Z21. The contact stated the blower motor for the heater could not be turned off. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who performed a diagnostic test and stated the blower motor and resistor needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired at the owners expense for $200. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 140,000.

- Marblewood Head, OH, USA

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