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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 2
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
21,500 miles

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2004 Chevrolet Aveo lights problems

lights problem

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2004 Chevrolet Aveo Owner Comments

problem #10

Apr 152015

Aveo

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2004 Chevrolet Aveo. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V261000 (exterior lighting); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had experienced a failure.

- Jonesboro, AR, USA

problem #9

Aug 152014

Aveo

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Chevrolet Aveo. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V261000 (exterior lighting). The contact called the authorized dealer several times for months and they indicated that the part was not available and that the repair was not urgent. Upon starting the vehicle, gray smoke started to emit from under the hood into the interior of the vehicle. The contact released the hood latch quickly and had a passenger disconnect the battery. However, a fire erupted near the front of the vehicle as smoke filled the vehicle causing poor visibility that impacted the contact's breathing. The contact and the driver were able to quickly exit the vehicle. The contact was able to extinguish the flames with a fire extinguisher. A police report was not filed. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired and was parked at the contact's residence. The failure mileage was not available.

- Guntersville, AL, USA

problem #8

Jan 062015

Aveo

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Chevrolet Aveo. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V261000 (exterior lighting); however, the part needed to do the repair was unavailable. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The contact experienced an intermittent failure with the exterior lighting. The failure mileage was unknown.

- Jonesboro, AR, USA

problem #7

Jul 112011

Aveo

  • 150,000 miles

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

The contact owned a 2004 Chevrolet Aveo. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V2610000 (exterior lighting). While driving approximately 40 mph, the contact's vehicle tapped another vehicle. The contact noticed flames under the hood of the vehicle. The vehicle became engulfed in flames and was destroyed. There were no injuries. The manufacturer was not notified. The VIN was invalid. The approximate failure mileage was 150,000.

- Marietta, GA, USA

problem #6

Feb 122015

Aveo

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Chevrolet Aveo. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V261000 (exterior lighting); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Probo, UT, USA

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problem #5

Dec 302014

Aveo 4-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Chevrolet Aveo. The contact received a notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V261000 (exterior lighting) however, the part needed to perform the repair was unavailable. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. The vehicle sat at the dealer for ten months, due to lack of parts. Updated 06/10/15.

- New York City , NY, USA

problem #4

Dec 242014

Aveo 4-cyl

  • 15,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2004 Chevrolet Aveo. The contact stated that while driving at various speeds, the headlights flickered intermittently. The failure recurred on several occasions. The contact received a notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V261000 (exterior lighting) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 15,000. The consumer stated the recall still has not been addressed. Updated 08/24/15

- Dexter, ME, USA

problem #3

Nov 212014

Aveo

  • miles
The contact owns a 2004 Chevrolet Aveo. The contact received a notification for NHTSA campaign number: 14V261000 (exterior lighting) and stated that the part needed was unavailable to repair the vehicle. The dealer was unable to inform when the part would become available. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- New Haven , CT, USA

problem #2

Jun 262014

Aveo 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 50,000 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Chevrolet Aveo. The contact stated that the turning signal lights illuminated intermittently. The contact mentioned that the vehicle was exhibiting the failure specified in recall NHTSA campaign number: 14V261000 (exterior lighting).the vehicle was not taken to a dealer. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure and current mileage was 50,000. Updated 8/11/4

- Dexter, ME, USA

problem #1

Dec 262007

Aveo

  • miles
First thing that went wrong with the car is the clock for no reason at all it changes to 12:00 it does it when the car is on and running it also does it when you first turn the car on. This has been replaced once and has failed a second time again. Second is my gear shifter I have an automatic and it sticks in park all the time and all year long the first time it happened I was sitting at a gas pump and I was completely stuck and it wouldn't move so I had the car towed to my dealer and they fixed it but it stuck 10 + more times since 5 times I took it to the dealer and 3 times it was repaired. I bought my car in 2004 and too this day it still sticks I actually have parts being ordered again to get it fixed. Third is my key and alarm I can't use my security alarm on my car because when its set on it goes off about every half hour for no reason. Fourth is my head lights and brake lights. I was traveling in a big city buffalo when all three of my brake lights stopped working I went to an auto shop to get them replaced and they replaced them right there and the new ones wouldn't even work. My headlights go off when ever and turn back on after awhile. Even when I'm driving down the street but the dealer claims they can't find anything wrong with that part. Fifth is my ball joint was defected and I went threw 4 pairs of tires within 2 years before my dealer realized what that problem was. Sixth both the rear strut holding mounts just fell off car and my struts went threw my back bottom trunk. The dealer said he never seem anything like it. The right side went first and that was fixed then about a week later the left side went I replaced everything brand new and it happened again a third time the left strut and holding mount failed. I actually have parts ordered for that as well right now. A smaller complaint is the cig. Lighter outlet doesn't work, and that's being replaced for the second time.

- Bradford, PA, USA

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