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2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer Repair Histories

48 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer. 14 of these members (29.2%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 31 repairs to 2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazers--an average of 0.6 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer repairs by problem area

Chart based on 31 repairs.

2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer repair cost distribution

Chart based on 16 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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2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

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Chevrolet TrailBlazer in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2012 - Jan 2013
124000 mi US $120 replaced thermostat 

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2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer 4dr SUV, ext.

275-horsepower 4.2L I6 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

Chevrolet TrailBlazer in Saskatchewan, Canada
Apr 2011 - May 2013
52680 mi C $750 Cracked manifold 
62000   Thumping sound coming from left rear when front heat control on Defrost - back AC actuator in rear of vehicle. Update: later went away on its own. 
68820   Serpentine belt replaced - normal wear 

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2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer 4dr SUV

275-horsepower 4.2L I6 4-speed automatic RWD

Chevrolet TrailBlazer in Louisiana, United States
Nov 2011 - Dec 2013
76000 mi US $762 water pump replacement Transmission sensor went out. 2 other parts were changed at the same time b/c it was suggested. 
81300   fan clutch needed to be replaced 

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2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer 4dr SUV

275-horsepower 4.2L I6 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

Chevrolet TrailBlazer in Illinois, United States
Jul 2010 - Sep 2011
108000 mi US $680 Replace Air Injection Check Valve and New Air Pump 
Chevrolet TrailBlazer in Wisconsin, United States
Sep 2012 - Mar 2013
77000 mi US $900 Idler pulley was loose, water pump was beginning to fail and leak. Both also added a high pitched whine proportional to RPM. P0128 - engine too cold. Issue was a stuck thermostat. Thermostat was replaced and engine temperature now approaches 210C as expected. 
Chevrolet TrailBlazer in Minnesota, United States
Oct 2011 - Jun 2014
76000 mi US $300 Sway bars replaced front and back. 
83000   Replaced shocks and struts 
84000   Sway bar links and bushings were worn. One side was under warranty, but the other was not. 
Chevrolet TrailBlazer in Virginia, United States
Jun 2012 - Aug 2014
76000 mi US $153 Coolant Temp Below Threshold. Repair poor connection at Engine Coolant Temp. Sensor. Note: bill is this much b/c I had other work done. Oil change with synthetic blend, tire rotation. 
86000   Replace rear pads 
89000   Replace Blower Motor Resistor. After market and factory part the same. Mechanic has to solder wires together, GM recommendation, cannot "plug in." 
95000   New Front Rotors and Pads 
95500   Fuel Sensor stopped working. Service Bulletin from GM was available. Took to nearby GM dealership and replaced fuel sensor inside tank for free. Had to remove tank, some connecting parts were corroded but dealer replaced these for free to 
Chevrolet TrailBlazer in Oregon, United States
Jan 2010 - Feb 2014
80500 mi US $325 Repair broken wire in ignition that control wipers 
85000   Needed new themostat and sensor because it was throwing code P0128 
Chevrolet TrailBlazer in North Carolina, United States
Sep 2011 - Oct 2011
74000 mi   Radio Stopped Working 
Chevrolet TrailBlazer in Colorado, United States
Sep 2012 - Oct 2012
145000 mi US $400 A check engine light was diagnosed with low water temperature, the thermostat fixed the problem. Play in the water pump, (a bearing?) was causing a troubling sound, so it was replaced. 

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