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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
650 miles

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2011 Chevrolet Aveo transmission problems

transmission problem

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2011 Chevrolet Aveo Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 112011


  • 650 miles


I have been at the dealers repair shop like 10+ times for the same transmission problem. Today I was out on a quick trip to the store and when I changed gears from reverse (to get out of my drive way) then to drive the gear shifter became hard to move? and then the "hold" light came on. After that my car went on and off acceleration dragging, then on my way out of the parking lot of the store, I pushed to accelerate and then my car barely moved like slower than the cars regular cruise (like when you let the car move on its own in motion off the accelerator) it went slower than that. I am about up to my shoulders in frustration with it, now the hold light wont come off and I almost got in a car accident now it feels unsafe to drive.

- Converse, TX, USA

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