2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer EXT

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Available in 4 styles:  2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer EXT 4x2 shown
Asking Price Range
$5,345–$12,645
Estimated MPG

15 city / 20 hwy

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TrailBlazer EXT

VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

Recall number: 13V248000
Recall date: 06/13/2013

Problem Summary:

GENERAL MOTORS (GM) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006 CHEVROLET TRAILBLAZER EXT AND GMC ENVOY XL AND 2006-2007 CHEVROLET TRAILBLAZER, GMC ENVOY, BUICK RAINIER, SAAB 9-7X, AND ISUZU ASCENDER VEHICLES. FLUID MAY ENTER THE DRIVER'S DOOR MODULE, CAUSING CORROSION THAT COULD RESULT IN A SHORT IN THE CIRCUIT BOARD. A SHORT MAY CAUSE THE POWER DOOR LOCK AND POWER WINDOW SWITCHES TO FUNCTION INTERMITTENTLY OR BECOME INOPERATIVE. THE SHORT MAY ALSO CAUSE OVERHEATING, WHICH COULD MELT COMPONENTS OF THE DOOR MODULE, PRODUCING ODOR, SMOKE, OR A FIRE.

Consequence:

A SHORT IN THE CIRCUIT BOARD COULD LEAD TO A FIRE, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY. A FIRE COULD OCCUR EVEN WHILE THE VEHICLE IS NOT IN USE. AS A PRECAUTION, OWNERS ARE ADVISED TO PARK OUTSIDE UNTIL THE REMEDY HAS BEEN MADE.

Corrective Action:

OWNERS WILL BE CONTACTED AND DEALERS WILL TEST THE DRIVER'S DOOR MODULE. IF THE MODULE IS FUNCTIONING PROPERLY, A PROTECTIVE COATING WILL BE APPLIED. IF THE MODULE IS NOT FUNCTIONING PROPERLY, IT WILL BE REPLACED. THESE REPAIRS WILL BE DONE FREE OF CHARGE. GM WILL NOTIFY BUICK, CHEVROLET, AND GMC OWNERS, ISUZU AND SAAB WILL CONTACT THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JULY 24, 2013. BUICK OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE OWNER CENTER AT 1-800-521-7300, CHEVROLET OWNERS AT 1-866-694-6546, GMC OWNERS AT 1-866-996-9463, ISUZU OWNERS AT 1-800-255-6727, AND SAAB OWNERS AT 1-855-880-0808. GM'S CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 12180. THIS RECALL IS AN EXPANSION OF RECALL 12V-406.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 05/16/2005 and 02/20/2006.


ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Recall number: 13V248000
Recall date: 06/13/2013

Problem Summary:

GENERAL MOTORS (GM) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006 CHEVROLET TRAILBLAZER EXT AND GMC ENVOY XL AND 2006-2007 CHEVROLET TRAILBLAZER, GMC ENVOY, BUICK RAINIER, SAAB 9-7X, AND ISUZU ASCENDER VEHICLES. FLUID MAY ENTER THE DRIVER'S DOOR MODULE, CAUSING CORROSION THAT COULD RESULT IN A SHORT IN THE CIRCUIT BOARD. A SHORT MAY CAUSE THE POWER DOOR LOCK AND POWER WINDOW SWITCHES TO FUNCTION INTERMITTENTLY OR BECOME INOPERATIVE. THE SHORT MAY ALSO CAUSE OVERHEATING, WHICH COULD MELT COMPONENTS OF THE DOOR MODULE, PRODUCING ODOR, SMOKE, OR A FIRE.

Consequence:

A SHORT IN THE CIRCUIT BOARD COULD LEAD TO A FIRE, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY. A FIRE COULD OCCUR EVEN WHILE THE VEHICLE IS NOT IN USE. AS A PRECAUTION, OWNERS ARE ADVISED TO PARK OUTSIDE UNTIL THE REMEDY HAS BEEN MADE.

Corrective Action:

OWNERS WILL BE CONTACTED AND DEALERS WILL TEST THE DRIVER'S DOOR MODULE. IF THE MODULE IS FUNCTIONING PROPERLY, A PROTECTIVE COATING WILL BE APPLIED. IF THE MODULE IS NOT FUNCTIONING PROPERLY, IT WILL BE REPLACED. THESE REPAIRS WILL BE DONE FREE OF CHARGE. GM WILL NOTIFY BUICK, CHEVROLET, AND GMC OWNERS, ISUZU AND SAAB WILL CONTACT THEIR RESPECTIVE OWNERS. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN JULY 24, 2013. BUICK OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE OWNER CENTER AT 1-800-521-7300, CHEVROLET OWNERS AT 1-866-694-6546, GMC OWNERS AT 1-866-996-9463, ISUZU OWNERS AT 1-800-255-6727, AND SAAB OWNERS AT 1-855-880-0808. GM'S CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 12180. THIS RECALL IS AN EXPANSION OF RECALL 12V-406.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 05/16/2005 and 02/20/2006.


EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Recall number: 05V552000
Recall date: 12/07/2005

Problem Summary:

CERTAIN TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS.┬┐ THESE VEHICLES WERE SHIPPED WITH TIRE AND LOADING INFORMATION LABELS LISTING AN INACCCURATE VEHICLE CAPACITY WEIGHT.

Consequence:

A MISPRINTED LABEL COULD LEAD TO IMPROPER VEHICLE LOADING SPECIFICATIONS OR TIRE INFLATION WHICH COULD RESULT IN A TIRE FAILURE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH CORRECTED LABELS AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS. AT THE CUSTOMER┬┐S OPTION, A DEALER CAN INSTALL THE LABEL FOR THEM. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 31, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BUICK AT 1-866-608-8080, CADILLAC AT 1-866-982-2339, CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438, GMC AT 1-866-996-9463, HUMMER AT 1-800-732-5493, PONTIAC AT 1-800-620-7668, SATURN AT 1-800-972-8876, OR ISUZU AT 1-800-255-6727.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 03/31/2006.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 09/01/2005 and 09/07/2005.


STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS

Recall number: 05V455000
Recall date: 10/05/2005

Problem Summary:

CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH A POWER STEERING HOSE THAT IS NOT TO SPECIFICATION. UNDER EXTREME STEERING MANEUVERS, SUCH AS TURNING THE STEERING WHEEL FULLY TO THE LEFT OR RIGHT WHILE BRAKING, THE HOSE MAY FRACTURE AND LEAK FLUID.

Consequence:

IF THIS WERE TO OCCUR, POWER STEERING ASSIST WOULD BE LOST AND INCREASED STEERING EFFORT WOULD BE REQUIRED. ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HYDRO-BOOST POWER BRAKES, IT COULD ALSO RESULT IN LOSS OF POWER BRAKE ASSIST AND INCREASED BRAKING EFFORT WOULD BE REQUIRED. IF THE POWER STEERING FLUID SPRAY WERE TO SPRAY ONTO HOT ENGINE PARTS, AN ENGINE COMPARTMENT FIRE COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE POWER STEERING HOSE(S) FOR TWO SUSPECT DATE CODES AND REPLACE THEM IF REQUIRED. THE RECALL WILL BEGIN ON OCTOBER 14, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438, GMC AT 1-866-996-9463, BUICK AT 1-866-608-8080, CADILLAC AT 1-866-982-2339, ISUZU AT 1-800-255-6727, OR HUMMER AT 1-800-732-5493.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 10/14/2005.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 07/01/2005 and 08/31/2005.


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