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Chevrolet Avalanche Suspension Problems and Repair Histories

Don't infer Chevrolet Avalanche problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Chevrolet Avalanche repairs by problem area

25% of the Chevrolet Avalanche repairs were to the engine, 12% to the transmission, 8% to the brakes, 16% to the suspension, 26% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 6% to the body and trim, and 6% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 194 repairs.

Chevrolet Avalanche suspension and steering repair cost distribution

Of the Chevrolet Avalanche suspension and steering repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 3% cost less than $100, 50% between $100 and $499, 25% between $500 and $999, 16% between $1000 and $2499, and 6% more than $2500.

Chart based on 32 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2008 Chevrolet Avalanche 4dr SUT

320-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Chevrolet Avalanche in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 8000    
10000 0 new vibration and low noise coming from right front, only after driving on the freeway for a while. Was told that the tech didn't hear anything that needed looked at. 
35000 0 knocking noise in right front wheel when turning. shop unable to duplicate. 
50000  

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2007 Chevrolet Avalanche 4dr SUT

320-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

Chevrolet Avalanche in Iowa, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 36000    
41000 350 Air suspension sensor and compressor failed during normal operation. Necessary components were ordered and will be installed once they arrive at the dealership. 
42000 0 Parts for Air Ride Suspension were delivered to dealer and installed on truck for previous problem. 
 
Chevrolet Avalanche in Idaho, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 7000    
25000 240 Leak in the rack in pinion steering. GM covered even though the warranty was past 36 months because of low miles. 
 

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2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 4dr SUT

295-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

Chevrolet Avalanche in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2010 112000    
135000 1300 Wheel Bearings, Brakes, Rotors 
162000  
Chevrolet Avalanche in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 24000    
33300 600 Noise coming from left front over bumps, tie rod end replaced.  
41000 800 Tie rod end rusted, other suspension problems as a result of the vehicle sitting outside too long without being driven 
44000 0 Wheel bearing worn/rusted. Was covered by after-market warranty. 
49000  

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2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 4dr SUT

285-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

Chevrolet Avalanche in Idaho, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2009 87000    
88000 0 Replace all shocks with better than mfg. Some of the original shocks had failed. 
121000  
Chevrolet Avalanche in Hawaii, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2008 72000    
96000 140 New front shocks. 
 

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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 4dr SUT

285-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Chevrolet Avalanche in Oklahoma, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 112000    
113000 348 Problem described to shop,loud frontend noise and wear on toe front passenger side tire. Cause,bad front passenger side wheel-bearing. Problem fixed with non-dealer part.The Driver side front wheel bearing was replaced at 5k under warranty. 
 

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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 4dr SUT

285-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

Chevrolet Avalanche in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2010 115000    
116000 350 replaced shocks. old shocks were completely worn out... no resistance left in them at all 
169000  
Chevrolet Avalanche in Nova Scotia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2011 151900    
153140 201 Front wheel bearing 
 

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