Car went into the shop for inspection and went to pick it up and there is no power steering. Summary: This preliminary information communication provides information to the technician about vehicles that show an error message when a media disc is installed. They did cover the headlight sensor thing under warranty about 8 months ago. This is not the first major problem with this vehicle. Took to dealer to assess and quote. The contact stated that while driving at a high speed, the steering wheel the steering wheel became difficult to turn.
Bulletin: 12-06-01-008B Component: 356000 equipment adaptive Summary: This informational bulletin provides dealership personnel information on unscheduled supplemental services including flushing services and additives and proper use of gm simplified maintenance schedules canada only. Dealer indicated that there are frequent problems with power steering failure on the acadia. Last week my power steering went out twice, the first time I was making a full turn left, the second time I was turning right into a arming space. Had power steering fluid flushed, told there was nothing wrong. Power steering fluid is full and not leaking. The current mileage was 75,000. This mom of 4 that already works 2 jobs.
It has been an absolute nightmare. After around a minute and a half everything worked as if nothing happened. Bulletin: 13-00-89-004G Component: 350000 equipment Summary: This informational bulletin helps the technician quick reference repairs to bulletins as opposed to replacing parts that may be un necessary. Bulletin: 05-09-40-002G Component: 150000 seat belts Summary: This technical bulletin provides a revision of 05-09-40-002f to add the 2013-2014 model years. It's ironic really, because I bought this car for it's safety features. I will never again invest in a Chevrolet!! We found out the hard way. Bulletin: 15-08-73-001 Component: 353000 equipment:electrical Summary: This informational bulletin provides information on communication with onstar® module after canadian cellular upgrade.
Bulletin: 06-08-47-001K Component: 110000 electrical system Summary: This informational bulletin provides information on control module diagnostics and configuration, programming using the tis service programming system sps , set-up and warranty. U turn should have been easy do to the fact I had three lanes to preform the turn. There are times when it is a serious safety issue. I'm petrified to drive the car!. Bulletin: 04-00-89-053F Component: 350000 equipment Summary: This informational bulletin provides information for the dealer technician to gather as much information to help aid engineers by completely filling out requested reports. The vehicle was towed to an authorized dealership where the contact was informed that the power steering belt failed. The steering becomes so tight in these circumstances that wider turns are required when steering wheel won't engage to assist.
Am contemplating on getting an attorney. I have a defect in the paint on the hood. Bulletin: 12-03-10-001A Component: 190000 tires Summary: This informational bulletin provides technicians with ways to decrease the tire slipping on the rim and reduce to possible chances of the customers concerns over tire vibration are repair. Bulletin: 00-06-01-012E Component: 060000 engine pws Summary: This information bulletin provides the technician the information on how to properly clean a metal surface using the correct tool. When I picked up the vehicle the same gentleman who checked my car in told me the noise was because my oil was so low. I am driving the very next day and have the steering issues again so I take it back and do not pay them until the issue is resolved.
The problem is pretty bad now and fluid is still good. How is this not a lemon law? We feel this is what happened this time as well because by the time we pulled off the road we had no power steering to the car. I took it to the dealer last year, they just blew it off, said it was a dirty sensor or something, but didn't fix it, nor did they document it. When I came to a stop the steering stiffened and made it tough to steer. I took the car in when this was first found to a dealership and they told me that there was nothing abnormal and that basically I was crazy.
After backing out the driveway yesterday and putting it in drive, the was a loud thump like something broke. Master cylinder, as well as something with an air bag connector. The vehicle only has 65,000 miles on it. Some have failed while driving and have extreme difficulty turning. After reading that I am not the only one with these problems I am thinking he was right. The service department made no comment and repaired the leak as if it were no big deal. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue.
After this, the steering felt normal for almost a day, and now is having the same trouble as before, where it fails at low speeds. They require a lot of space for all of their activities and this car provides me with the space to fit everything. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer, who inspected the steering and informed the contact that the gear bushings were extremely worn out and the steering gear box was leaking excessively. Bulletin: 14-00-89-003 Component: 350000 equipment Summary: This information for warranty administration - changes the service policy and procedures section 1. Bulletin: 02-07-30-029X Component: 350000 equipment Summary: This informational bulletin provides information on the pqc assembly replacement process - for dealers required to contact pqc prior to replacing an assembly u. I googled this problem and found out just how common it is, and that the warranty coverage actually was to 150,225 miles.
I had my 11 month old grandson in the car that was dangerous! Unfortunately loyalty does not seem to really matter with this company. I feel like I have a beautiful piece of junk. It has been to the dealership multiple times with both minor and major component failures. Then power steering started to go in and out. One time I overcompensated when it was hard to turn the wheel but avoided having an accident. This should be a free diagnostic regardless of what the problem is and btw hand held diagnostic read the 4 was misfiring.