hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
66,733 miles

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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT fuel system problems

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2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT Owner Comments

problem #5

Jul 102007

Trailblazer EXT

  • 52,000 miles


" takata recall" GM said my recall had expired on the fuel sensor in 2015..I had it replace twice...2007 and 2009...so many recalls could not remember until going through files and found I did have these replaced

- Hermann, MO, USA

problem #4

Apr 262015

Trailblazer EXT 4WD 8-cyl

  • 94,667 miles
Ran out of fuel stuck on highway, fuel gauge anomaly, I see that this is a common problem for GM SUV vehicles form 2006-2009, can put family is a dangerous situation with children I car at a remote location. Scary....please help us. [xxx] information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Gorham, ME, USA

problem #3

Jan 252012

Trailblazer EXT

  • 85,000 miles
Gas gauge stop measuring how much gas was in the tank back in 2012. Have had to use the odometer and just keep up with my mileage. Could not afford to pay to replace the fuel gauge.

- Villa Rica, GA, USA

problem #2

Jun 022014

Trailblazer EXT

  • 41,000 miles
The fuel gauge crashed the gas gauge will swing from empty to full on occasion, but usually just stays on low fuel. From what I can tell this is a common problem in 05-07 trailblazers. Sometimes.

- De Kalb, MO, USA

problem #1

Jun 152012

Trailblazer EXT 6-cyl

  • 61,000 miles
My wife was going approximately 60 mph on the highway. The fuel gauge read that the tank had a little over a 1/2 of a tank left. The vehicle stalled and she almost crashed into the ditch. When she started the vehicle back up the tank read empty. My wife and kids had to wait by the side of the road in over 100 degree weather for over an hour until I was able to get away from work and take her fuel. We went directly to the gas station and put in $50 of fuel and the gauge still read empty. We have continued to put in fuel and the needle moves back and forth and always settles back on empty and the no fuel light always come on. I have no idea how much fuel there really is at this point. I am afraid to let my wife drive the vehicle any longer. This could have been a real bad situation. If my wife hadn't been able to control the vehicle and they would've crashed on the highway they could all be dead right now. I have read on other pages that this is a continuing problem and that Chevy does not want to pay for the repair. I guess they won't until people start dying from this. I will never again buy a Chevy vehicle.

- Neosho, MO, USA

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