First time I was parking and the car lunged forward while foot was on brake, second time at a stop light and third time stopping at train tracks and that was very dangerous. I live in se georgia. The vehicle was repaired, with the exception of the radio. Other problems include brake line leaks, loose exhaust manifold bolts, fuel gauge problems and engine lubrication problems. The car still remains completely unreliable. Eventually my warranty will run out and then I will be stuck with a very expensive lemon! I respectfully request that this company be investigated regarding this problem to determine why these problems exist. This can cause Damage to the Battery System if left UnRepaired for Too Long.
Once tension has been relived, the bolts at the top and bottom of the spring can be unfastened to remove the spring. The contact stated that while starting the vehicle, it would begin to shake and stall. I purchased this vehicle to Transport my granddaughter to doc appt, soccer, shopping and daycare knowing that by uses a hybrid I was being kinder to the environment. The failure mileage was 69,000. Posted on Jun 05, 2010 forums. Shop unable to tell me when car will be returned.
The manufacturer was notified and no solution was offered. He was able to restart the vehicle as it resumed normal operation. Both the battery and battery harnesses were replaced yet the problem still occurs. Vehicle has never been in an accident and is maintained in excellent condition. The battery was replaced three times. If all voltage readers are 3 volts or less, it is safe to proceed. Tilt the rear seats forward and release the latches on the inside of the rear seat riser.
The vehicle was able to restart after a couple of attempts, but the failure recurred several times. If you think your car has a safety defect but it hasn't been recalled, save your receipt and other documents if you get it repaired. In December 2010 I noticed interior and exterior lights would occasionally start flickering, approx. The manufacturer was notified and no solution was offered. I understand that there was a recall issued July 2010 but have yet to receive recall notice from gm.
How will I replace this lovely vehicle! In order to stop the vehicle from shaking, the contact would shut it off and restart it. They said no open recalls on this vehicle. The vehicle was diagnosed by the dealer and the battery was replaced but the failure continued to occur. The kids love the reclining 2nd row seats though. This light will also flash when the StabiliTrak system is active.
The vehicle was not taken to the dealer for inspection. This has happened 3 times and then the check engine light came on. I made one heck of a good choice!! I personally do not want my wife to drive this vehicle if its not safe. Note that on previous occasions the dic driver information center has reset itself. Towed to dealer, dealer stated bad battery. I refused and they still have possession of the vehicle.
The failure mileage was 30,000. The failure recurred on three separate occasions and was taken to the dealer. Check for voltage between the battery pack positive and negative cable terminals, between the positive cable and ground, and between the negative cable and ground. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. Oftentimes the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will ask for a recall, after investigating common safety problems.
I cannot see investing the money when there is no solid proof because they did not want to see what paper I had from the last recall ,it took them 4 hours to come up with a list of parts to replace ,everything but the battery. Lost hybrid functions, the all check lights were visible, starting with battery, then engine, lost abs, traction control, and ability to steer car etc. . Check the condition of the belt as well as belt alignment and tension if belt noise is noticeable. I have no gps, radar detector, mps player, dvd player etc plugged into my Vue to account for weather or battery drain. He believed that the battery was the cause of the failure.