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2.8

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
50,691 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2011 Chevrolet Avalanche miscellaneous problems

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2011 Chevrolet Avalanche Owner Comments (Page 1 of 2)

problem #27

Aug 012016

Avalanche

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Cracks in dashboard - 2nd dashboard with cracks again. Definite design/material flaw.

- Keller, TX, USA

problem #26

Sep 152016

Avalanche

  • 83,000 miles
My dashboard right above the drive seat instrument cluster has a large crack and getting bigger. Possible safety issue when traveling the vibration of the road increase cracking

- Framingham, MA, USA

problem #25

Oct 022016

Avalanche

  • miles
Found large crack on top of dash above speedometer as well as several small cracks around passenger air bag. It is like they appeared overnight. If the passenger air bag would deploy, defective dash could break apart and possibly cause injury.

- Westerville, OH, USA

problem #24

Oct 022016

Avalanche

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Large crack in top of dash and several small cracks around passenger air bag. One day the dash was fine, the next day, while cleaning the interior I noticed these cracks. If passenger air bag would deploy, defective dash could break apart and possibly cause injury.

- Westerville, OH, USA

problem #23

Jan 042016

Avalanche

  • 65,000 miles
Dashboard has cracked in a couple of places, similar to many others with this vehicle type. One crack is just above the steering wheel, the other is behind the passenger side airbag. Worried this may be a safety issue if airbag is deployed. With as many complaints, photos, and documented cases, this should be repaired by GM.

- Granger, IN, USA

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problem #22

Apr 052016

Avalanche

  • 60,000 miles
"takata recall" crack dash in 2 places on 2011 Avalanche due to heat from sun this is a common issue with GMC/Chevy trucks needs to be fix paied good money for truck! very unhappy!! very unsafe 1 crack at passanger air bag ang other at insterment rear of dash! had about 60,000 miles on it when a friend notice the cracks!

- Pineville, LA, USA

problem #21

Aug 092016

Avalanche

  • 69,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

My dashboard cracked in two places, by the passenger airbag and over the instrument cluster. As near as I can tell it occurred when my wife was driving on a highway. Highway 99 from athens, al to salem, al. We are afraid that, if anything occurs to cause the airbag to inflate it will send shards of plastic flying through the cab.

- Lester, AL, USA

problem #20

Aug 012016

Avalanche

  • 58,000 miles
Cracked dashboard: I have a cracked dashboard and I am concerned about the effects it may have on the dashboard airbag deployment if I were to get into a accident.

- Blair, NE, USA

problem #19

Jun 032016

Avalanche

  • 63,000 miles
Cracked dash board above steering wheel

- Lake Charles, LA, USA

problem #18

Jul 192016

Avalanche

  • 59,000 miles
A crack has developed on the dash. May interfere with air bag deployment or throw plastic into passenger. Crack seems to have started on its own.

- Whiting, IN, USA

problem #17

Jul 052016

Avalanche

  • 88,945 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Dashboard cracked in two places, one is on corner of airbag cover. The other crack is on drivers side of dash on left corner of windshield air defroster vent. As I drive the vehicle, the dash panel bounces up and down and I am afraid the passengers air bag will be set off by the vibration.

- Huntsville, AL, USA

problem #16

Jul 112016

Avalanche

  • 42,633 miles
When vehichle was parked noticed large crack along passenger air bag extending toward window in the dash.contacted local dealer, who told me to contact manufacturer.dash now vibrates terribly. Contacted manufacturer on 77/12/16.have not heard back from manufacturer since talking to them about the problem

- Salem, AR, USA

problem #15

Jul 112016

Avalanche

  • 42,644 miles
Cracked dash starting at front passenger air bag..was told to contact manufacturer by local dealer. Dash now vibrates terribly.contacted manufacturer on 7/12/16. Only 42644 miles on vehicle. Have not heard back from manufacturer after talking to them about the problem.vehicle was parked.

- Salem, AR, USA

problem #14

Jun 122016

Avalanche

  • 79,000 miles
Dash crack over instrument panel on driver side and by airbag on passenger side

- Converse, TX, USA

problem #13

Feb 062016

Avalanche

  • 70,000 miles
Large crack on the dashboard while park.

- Safety Harbor, FL, USA

problem #12

May 022016

Avalanche

  • 55,000 miles
The dashboard above the instrument cluster has cracked.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #11

Jul 152015

Avalanche

  • miles
Dashboard cracking (major) next to airbag and instrument cluster

- Unionville, CT, USA

problem #10

May 292015

Avalanche

  • 95,000 miles
Dash is cracked around the air bag area

- Fairfax, VA, USA

problem #9

May 012015

Avalanche

  • 50,000 miles
Cracked dashed board part GM #19331336 panel. Cracked driver side and on passenger side near airbag. Local Chevy dealer will only replace for parts and labor fee. Unkown cause of crack.

- Live Oak, TX, USA

problem #8

Jan 052016

Avalanche

  • miles
Dashboard is cracking at passenger side airbag.

- Novato, CA, USA

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