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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
100 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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2006 Chevrolet Express transmission problems

transmission problem

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2006 Chevrolet Express Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 022008

Express 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100 miles


2006 Chevy Express 3500 cargo van with duramax engine and 4L80 transmission made a 'whining' noise at slow speeds since it was brand new. At about 31,000 miles I finally convinced the dealership something was wrong with it. It had some kind of bad bearing at the rear of transmission. They replaced the entire transmission with a brand new transmission. 7,000 miles later the van suddenly lost reverse gear and I had to get it pushed in order to back up. GM is replacing some parts, but not the whole transmission. From other posts on your website this transmission is going to continue to be an unsafe problem.

- Albion, MI, USA

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