It dosen't matter if your driving or idle or in park these warnings and problems still exist. But soon the lights went off and returned to normal but now the lights will not go away and the hard shifts are constant!! Very dangerous as I stated. Perhaps the over charging alternator had something to do with it as well? Although the Envoy design has been around a few years, it still looks good, especially in Denali form. If these parts are all interchangeable does it not stand to reason that those issues would be across the board? It will happen in extreme heat 90 plus or 30 and lower. Bought a 2008, one owner, very low miles, and I'm in love again, until this engine goes out to lunch. Rear were nasty coated, but cleaned them and unhooked battery for a bit.
I don't even know where to start. When my mechanic checked that out for me he had noticed that my manifold had 4 cracks in it can varify cause he showed me. They furnished me printed test results indicating that it works. My stabilitrack light has been coming on randomly while idling at a light or while driving at traffic speeds 5-10mph. How is this system considered a safety feature when it could have gotten me killed? Dealers have given no answers. The low beam lights went out unsuspectingly; we only had access to high beam lights. Picked it up, 4 days later, same thing! Thanks to John and Dave my problem is fixed for now.
Got it home and back in the garage. I am going to take this to a independent mechanic to get a second opinion. This vehicle has had so many recalls automatic lift gate, air bag warnings, power steering pump and hose. Chevy said exact same thing. I am concerned with this being an ongoing problem. However, the caveat is that they diagnose this as the problem. I am in the truck now as I am typing this and have shut the traction control off and have been idling with no issues for an hour now but I am sure it will happen again.
Within the next 20k the light and problem has re- occurred and again Cadillac is denying that the problem is pre — existing. I am sorry, but if you have my car for 2 days and still can;t get it fixed then I think we have bigger problems here. Truck had 172 miles on it when i bought it and door lock switch did not work. The weather was fine-August 2017. I have noticed the stabilitrack light came on for a second and went right away around Aug. Even to this day I drive it and it happens every morning. I called Chevy Customer Service to ask if they know about this problem or if there is any hidden recall on this model.
Needless to say, got off to the side of the road and had to get it towed to dealership. All the posts that I have read about this problem has been posted during winter months. Depending on the repair, there is a good chance the matter will be covered under your powertrain warranty. Almost 2 months after getting the car my mom was driving it with my 2 youngest and while at a stoplight, when the light turned green she went to accelerate and the car lost power. Dealer gave me a new Acadia to use for the week. Best solution is to have your engine scanned using Tech 2 scanner.
I am terrified from the Internet research I have been doing that people are losing power steering and it slows down on them on the interstate. I had to turn the engine off wait for a bit and then turn it back on to get it to work. This really needs to be looked into and a recall to fix the issue before someone gets hurt. Not sure what to do or where to go, as dealerships seem to be clueless in regards to finding solutions, and we are not made of money. I would certainly take the time to speak to a Lemon Law firm in your area.
I bought the vehicle to the dealer for repair, they responded that they could find nothing wrong, but the what I was experiencing was characteristic of the 6-speed transmission on the vehicle. I really beat on my wife's car in winter. Electronic Stability Control problem 6 There are times when I don't know if my vehicle will start. The steering column went, heat malfunctioned, gas valve went, housing with actuator and differentials had to be fixed with a front end axel shaft was replaced. I am hoping that this fixes my problem permanently and that my posts help the next person, I know your posts helped me. I think it is a cold weather problem.
Why should this part fail again??? While driving on the expressway at a speed of 66mph, the vehicle decided it was going to stop. The truck again went into limp mode and started violently shaking and running rough. Stabiltrak was also disabled and one more feature I cannot remember. Has anyone had success in repairing this or finding some sort of solution? Car smelled like nail polish remover from outside around hood and exhaust. This a very costly and extremely unsafe condition to drive the vehicle in. The failure mileage was approximately 115,000.
It may have been overlooked and Its possible there was damage or rubbing of wires that could have happened over time and now came to a head. Had it fixed for 150. Now at 184,624 miles we are putting our second power steering pump and finding out that now the gear will have to be replaced. Electronic Stability Control problem 9 In January, 2012, after a day of making several stops church, visit family, movie , we stopped for a late night dinner. When it rains the steering locks up. This is a safety issue but I need my vehicle. I bought it used with an extended warranty.