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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
28,500 miles

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2005 Chevrolet Colorado brakes problems

brakes problem

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2005 Chevrolet Colorado Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 062007

Colorado 4WD 5-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 57,000 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Chevrolet Colorado. On July 5, 2006, while applying the brakes, the vehicle began grinding, stalling, and driving as if it were towing heavy equipment. The contact stated that the grinding has worsened over time and an indicator illuminated stating that the parking brake was in use, when it was not. At 33,000 miles, the engine temporarily seized. After a diagnosis was performed, the contact was informed that the passenger side rear cable was frozen, the rear brakes were glazed and squealing, the passenger side rear drum was egg-shaped and blue, the passenger side rear brake cable needed to be replaced, and the front cable was stuck. The passenger side rear brake drums and parking brake actuator were replaced and the rear brakes were adjusted. The contact stated that the failures have recurred. The speed was unknown. The current and failure mileages were 57,000.

- Winterset, IA, USA

problem #1

Jun 132007


  • miles
Front rotors has gouges at approimately. 28000 miles. Dealer turned rotors. Why were the rotors getting gouged? turning them did not solve the problem. One time rear brakes locked. Dealer fixed them. Rear brakes rubb ed all times when stopping. Dealer turned the drums. On 6/28/07 rear brakes locke D again. Dealer stated vechicle in 4H, may be a switch, to keep an eye on it if it happened again they will replace. All this took place in approximately one month period. As of yet problem wa snot corrected. Note: Owner did not put vehicle in 4H.

- Elwood, IN, USA

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