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Print this page Notes: The Chevy Colorado is mechanically identical to the GMC Canyon.


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
44,122 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2007 Chevrolet Colorado brakes problems

brakes problem

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2007 Chevrolet Colorado Owner Comments

problem #6

Oct 092015


  • miles


Have been having issues with the ABS brakes for the last five years on my 07 Colorado. Told that the right sensor was bad and had replaced for $400. About a year later the ABS warning would come on and go off all day. You could always hear the system make noise and you knew that the fault light would come on. Toop back to dealer, couldn't say what the problem was until it went out for good. Drove for about a year and had enough and just took it in to another dealer. The wiring harness for the ABS had to be replaced. Cost $741 to replace. Original owner of this truck. See that I am not the only one with this problem with the ABS.

- Defiance, OH, USA

problem #5

Apr 132015

Colorado 4WD 4-cyl

  • 111,000 miles
I was slowing down at an intersection to make a right hand turn. As I made the turn, my engine died. I lost power steering, and my vehicle was extremely difficult to control. I nearly hit another car. My engine restarted immediately after I placed the truck in park. The next day, my truck died again while slowing to enter an intersection. I immediately took it to a mechanic, who replaced the throttle body. On the way home, it died while make a right hand turn. This appears to be a common failing with the Chevrolet Colorado, and is very dangerous as it causes a loss of power steering.

- Louisville, KY, USA

problem #4

Feb 062012

Colorado 4-cyl

  • 46,708 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Chevrolet Colorado. The contact stated while driving at various speeds, the contact attempted to depressed the service brakes and the brakes failed to engage properly. The contact mentioned that the ABS fault warning lamp illuminated on the instrumental panel. The vehicle was taken to the dealer. The technician diagnosed that the wheel hub and speed sensor were defective and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 46,708. Updated 8/11/14 updated 08/20/2014

- Barnegat, NJ, USA

problem #3

Dec 192013

Colorado 5-cyl

  • 57,077 miles


ABS brake engaged on dry pavement stop and activated ABS warning light. ABS warning light remained on while driving. Hub and wheel sensor had to be replaced by Chevrolet dealer. Cost $827.

- Wooster, OH, USA

problem #2

Oct 102012

Colorado 5-cyl

  • 49,950 miles
On 10/10/2012 I was driving at 30 mph and went to brake for a car in front of me and the brakes just grabbed and released and I thought I was going to hit the car in front of me. I noticed the brakes grabbing and pulsating after that didn't know if I was going O stop without hitting someone in another car or something also the ABS fault light came on and off. I took my vehicle to the dealer on 10/15/2012 and the service advisor told me the right front speed sensor was bad and had to replace the right hub bearing & right front wheel speed sensor because the engineers at Chevrolet designed it wrong and that they made a kit to repair the problem it cost $930 dollars in 2012. Now the left front brake is doing the same thing. Obviously there is a problem I have noticed other complains listed in the vehicle safety complaints just like mine I feel there should be a recall issued for this problem. Please investigate thank you

- Indianapolis, IN, USA

problem #1

Jun 152009


  • miles
I got a recall notice for my truck, the brake lights won't work in the taillight system. The brake light above the back window works. When I called about this I was told the recall was over my vehicle was not one of the recalled vehicles, all my other lights work it is only my brake lights that don't work. I feel like this is part of the recall. What should I do. They say Arkansas is not part of the recall.

- Sheridan , AR, USA

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