What was the problem with the Chevy Trailblazer engine?
exhaust manifold was cracked and leaking a substantial amount causing a reduction in engine compression. A/C does not activate. Replacement of thermostat was done. 285-horsepower 4.2L I6 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range Electronic control module failed, and was replaced. Another cracked exhaust manifold. fan belt squeal at startup and when cold.
Are there any recalls on the 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer?
Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how used vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. The 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer has been recalled 8 times by NHTSA.
What’s the reliability score on the Chevrolet TrailBlazer?
The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.
Why is my Chevy Trailblazer making a loud noise?
Camshaft actuator sensor code was actually due to no oil in engine. No check engine oil light or anything. Rod knock began; determined spun rod bearing. Engine toast. Traded vehicle. My truck would make a loud noise when it was sitting still and when I would drive it. The mechanic said the idler pulley was broken and needed to be replaced.
How much does it cost to repair a Chevrolet TrailBlazer?
The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance. Regular synthetic oil change and replacement of all O2 sensors. Basic Oil change and safety check of entire auto before the wife took it on a winter road trip with a friend.
Is the Chevrolet TrailBlazer a good looking car?
The trailblazer is an appealing and aggressive looking sub-compact crossover. Did not test drive the smaller engine but I’m glad we went with the bigger 1.3L anyways, as funny as that sounds. The 9 speed automatic is nice, shifts very smoothly, but you can feel it downshift when going downhill and it feels quite weird.