I brought it to the dealership and they told me the electronic latch had to be replaced. Any significant decrease in coolant level indicates a problem. This may be accompanied by a burning smell or smoke. The police and fire department assisted with extinguishing the fire. I tried to open the door from the outside, but it would not work. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where the technician advised that the instrument cluster would need to be replaced. Complaint Number: 10351403 Incident Date: August 23, 2010 Date Added to File: August 24, 2010 Description of the Complaint: While running air conditioner , I smelled smoke and then saw smoke come from under the passenger side dash.
With one speed working it is more than likely the blower motor resistor 20 dollar part located in the area of the blower--needs air to pass by it as it gets rather hot , or at worst case the Module. Any trapped air in the heating system will have to be displaced by coolant. . Truck is well cared for. Complaint Number: 11100786 Incident Date: June 10, 2018 Date Added to File: June 10, 2018 Description of the Complaint: My blower motor wiring harness at the resistor lightly caught on fire today. One night turned on heater while going down the road and could see floor board on pass side glowing orange and starting to smoke, had to pull over do to the smell of melting plastic and burning electrical tape.
November 2011 received letter from general motors saying they would reimburse me for the parts. For phone sales or help with product fitment questions, our U. The approximate failure mileage was 57,000. The resistor was extremely hot you the touch after. I turned off the blower and the smoke stopped. When accelerating the pressure will drop to zero then bounce. The truck has been great beside the instrument panel and the ac blowing hot on one side and cold on the other.
When they develop products, their engineers have only one goal in mind: to create automotive parts that outperform all others in durability, performance, and service life. Complaint Number: 11100030 Incident Date: June 1, 2018 Date Added to File: June 5, 2018 Description of the Complaint: The heater fan resister and connector has burned. While driving approximately 10 mph, the engine stalled and the vehicle restarted. Once the cooling system is filled, with the radiator cap off, turn of the heater at it's highest setting. Today, Dorman strives to be first to market by driving product development and delivering innovative Dorman auto parts that exceed customer expectations. That is why Dorman delivers the superior quality and performance you expect from their premium components. Sixity Auto has partnered with Trustpilot, the industry leader in tracking customer loyalty and feedback, to bring genuine product and customer service reviews.
The contact stated while driving approximately 60 mph, the automatic climate control was activated and smoke emitted into the cab. Tighten Tighten the screws to 2 N. Remove the sound insulator panel. I tried to manually unlock the door from the inside, but the door would still not open. Complaint Number: 10257400 Incident Date: June 1, 2008 Date Added to File: February 4, 2009 Description of the Complaint: My heater was going on and off and now it just doesn't work. Remove the retainer from the blower motor impeller. All reasonable customer paid receipts should be considered for reimbursement.
Nov 26, 2010 look under the dash on the passenger side and you will see the blower motor, unplug the electrical connector and inspect it take special notice of the third pin from the left. The manufacturer was contacted and stated that they could not provide any assistance. The failure mileage was 118,000. While they were doing that, I took it to a mech. Upon tracing the problem it was discovered that in each case the module had caught on fire, and even burned some of the wire in the wire harness.
Install the screws to the blower motor 1. This will vent all trapped air from the engine. This safety issue has been reported in 2009 at edmunds. The dealer did not give specifics on what caused the fire, but stated that the failure was warranty issue and the vehicle was out of warranty. The current mileage is 1,800 and the failure mileage was unknown. Not hard at all to do.
Was wondering if all that heat is normal, or am I goin to fry the new part?? In some cases, by applying their systems expertise and examining the different variables that impact performance and longevity, they can redesign and upgrade the part to increase efficiency and service life. The vehicle was not repaired. I still have one used pigtail I will have to install, maybe the resistor. Electrical System 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Electrical System Consumer Complaints Complaint Number: 11175920 Incident Date: April 15, 2016 Date Added to File: February 9, 2019 Description of the Complaint: Takata recall the engine is not getting enough fuel oil pressure gauge is at 80 transmission is skipping electric problems suspension fail Complaint Number: 11171044 Incident Date: January 20, 2019 Date Added to File: January 20, 2019 Description of the Complaint: The heating blower stopped working for about 10 min last week and today didnt work at all until I wiggled harness. Special Policy Coverage Adjustment This special coverage covers the condition described above for a period of 10 years or 150,000 miles 240,000 km , whichever occurs first, from the date the vehicle was originally placed in service, regardless of ownership. Install the sound insulator panel. Complaint Number: 10979618 Incident Date: May 16, 2016 Date Added to File: April 20, 2017 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2006 chevrolet silverado 1500.
This is a safety issue. The contact stated that as he started the vehicle, the check engine light was illuminated and there was an unusual increase in engine rpms. The vehicle was not repaired. Complaint Number: 10807892 Incident Date: November 25, 2015 Date Added to File: December 2, 2015 Description of the Complaint: There was a recall in 2011 on the resistor and connector for the fan motor and that was replaced in my truck then. Some auto techs have told me that what they call a fuel card that is located on the fuel pump assembly is bad. My truck is a 2006 chevy silverado ext. Unlike many other retailers, there is no minimum purchase requirement! Initially before this occurrence the fan had stopped working at the highest speed then the next lowest speed and finally started to burn up.
Purchased fan resistor from auto parts store. The last thing I want to do is plug in the brand new module and burn it up immediately bc of a bone head mistake. The vehicle was not repaired. There were no prior warnings. Opinion of several, including me, is that this is a design defect that could result in a safety issue. Just wondering if this is true, because it is a lot cheaper than a fuel pump assembly. After having a recall on these parts why would they go out again in such a short period of time? The vehicle was repaired, but the failure recurred several times after the repair.