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Posts Tagged: Colorado

Engine ticking noise

Fix engine ticking noise Cobalt, Malibu, Colorado, Envoy, Hummer, Ion, Saab GM has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) PIP3972A to address a ticking sound on the following vehicles: 2004-2007 Chevrolet Malibu 2005-2007 Pontiac G6 2007 Saturn Aura equipped with a 3.5 LX9 The ticking sound is heard inside the vehicle and appears to come from the right side of the dash at idle speeds or stops. The noise sounds like a lifter click or solenoid click. It is neither. GM says the noise is instead coming from the right … Read More

Harsh shift P0717

Fix Harsh shift P0717 Harsh shift on Saab 9-7x, Buick Rainier, Chevrolet Trailblazer, Avalanche, Colorado, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Envoy, Canyon, Sierra, Yukon, Yukon XL, Hummer, vehicles, P0717 GM has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) PIP4051B for the following vehicles with these transmissions; 4L60E, 4L65E, 4L70E 2006-08 Saab 9-7x 2006-07 Buick Rainier 2007-08 Chevrolet Trailblazer, Avalanche, Colorado, Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe 2006-08 GMC Envoy 2007-08 GMC Canyon, Sierra, Yukon, Yukon XL 2007-08 Hummer The problem shows up as a harsh shift and trouble code P0717. Before performing any major repairs, … Read More

P0741 Avalanche Colorado Express Silverado Suburban Tahoe Trailblazer

Fix code P0741 TCC Stuck Off GM has issued a technical service bulletin PIP4329 to address trouble code P0741 and a check engine light. The cause of the problem is debris plugging the converter clutch signal orifice cup plug 238 in the transmission pump cover. The debris blocks the transmission fluid that’s needed to move the converter clutch valve and apply the transmission torque converter clutch (TCC). To fix the problem, disassemble the pump and clean the converter clutch signal orifice cup plug in the cover and also clean the … Read More


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