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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
20,163 miles

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2005 Chevrolet Colorado wheels / hubs problems

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2005 Chevrolet Colorado Owner Comments

problem #9

Jul 262012


  • 80,000 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Chevrolet Colorado equipped with Laredo tires, size P235/70/R15. The contact stated that while driving 70 mph, the rear driver's tire blew out. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified. The failure mileage was 80,000. The VIN was unavailable.

- Milton, FL, USA

problem #8

Jun 192008

Colorado 5-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 55,763 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Chevrolet Colorado. The vehicle has Goodyear Wrangler rt/S tires, size P26570R16. While driving 45 mph, the front driver side tire exploded. The contact did not notice any differences in the vehicle prior to the failure. She examined the tires and noticed that the manufactured date for each one was five years prior to their purchase date. The tires were intended to be new. The tires have not been diagnosed by the dealer. The current and failure mileages were 55,763. Updated 07/10/08. Updated

- Norcross , GA, USA

problem #7

Aug 302007

Colorado 4WD 5-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Abnormal tire wear and suspension noises on Chevrolet Colorado 4 X4 2005 model. With less that 20,000 miles both front tires were worn into the steel belts. I replace both tire and had the front end aligned by a local tire store. 5000 miles later the insides were wearing again. This time I took the truck to the local Chevrolet dealer in anderson, SC. I had several items to be addressed before my original warranty expired. One of these items was the front end assemby- squeaks and rattles plus the tire wear. The local dealer kept my truck overnight and reported that I probably needed to get the front-end aligned and I would have to pay for this service because the original tires were not on the truck. The original tires were not on the truck because they were worn out. I had visited my car to read problems associated with 2005 Colorado. One complaint number 10156778 told of a GM service bulletin concerning torsion bar setup on the Colorado. I asked the Chevrolet dealer to check service bulletin 1686447. They reset the entire front end. I will not know whether or not this fixed the situation until enough miles have been placed on the truck to check for wear. I really appreciate the " "website. Without this information my local dealer would have done nothing to fix this problem.

- Anderson, SC, USA

problem #6

Sep 222006

Colorado 8-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 22,803 miles


: the contact stated while driving various speeds in normal driving conditions, there was a pronounced vibration within the front suspension. The vehicle was inspected by an independent repair shop who determined the vehicle needed an alignment. Afterwards, the problem persisted. The vehicle was inspected by a dealer who determined the vehicle needed another front alignment. The contact expressed concern that there may be an issue with the tires wearing prematurely on their own. The tires were general P23575/R15. Additionally, the dealer determined that poor alignment caused the premature wear of those tires. The manufacturer was not notified.

- Lemoore, CA, USA

problem #5

Jul 072006

Colorado 5-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 13,000 miles
Took vehicle to dealership for excessive wear of inside of the front tires. Since vehicle was at 13000 miles the factory warranty was no longer covered for any repair. Dealership was not going to cover anything. They were going to charge a $40 fee just to evaluate the problem. Since the front end was out of alignment the fee was waived and was charged $59.95 for the alignment. Took vehicle to a tire store and paid for a new set of tires for a total repair of over $200. Research shows that this is a common problem but manufacturer denies any problem. Complaint was filed with manufacturer same day.

- Baytown, TX, USA

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problem #4

Dec 012005

Colorado 4WD 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 5,400 miles
1. improper front end alignment, repaired at dealer under warranty. 2. five flat tires, resulting from puncture and improper wheel/tire seal-repaired free by local tire dealers.

- Meridian, ID, USA

problem #3

Apr 262005

Colorado 4WD 5-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 4,500 miles


Dt contact stated the front tires wore out. This was the third set of tires on the vehicle. He contacted the dealer, they stated it was due to the poor quality tires. The tires were serviced on a regular basis. When the tires wore out to a certain point one felt vibration in the steering wheel.

- Avondale, AZ, USA

problem #2

Jul 262005

Colorado 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
I have a 2005 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 4X4 crew cab. I've had the truck since the end of February and now have the tire vibration problem. I've had it to the dealership 4 times for this problem and it hasn't been fixed yet. They've rotated and balanced the original tires, they've replaced the tires with new general tires, and still now it has a bad vibration problem that is worse now. The dealership can't seem to get it fixed.

- Wallback, WV, USA

problem #1

Dec 102004

Colorado 4WD 5-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle exhibits a rough shimmy or vibration at highway speeds. Some vibration evident at all speeds but worse at 55 or faster. Intensity of vibration varies, sometimes not so bad, other times difficult to control vehicle. Dealer says no problem detected. Vehicle is new 2005 Colorado with 850 miles.

- Vancouver, WA, USA

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