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Chevrolet TrailBlazer transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 69 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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2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer 4dr SUV, ext.

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

56000 mi

US $450
Sounded and felt like TB was stuck in 4 wh drive. Took it to dealer; it had a "bad" hub. Was replaced under my extended warranty within a day and is back to running smooth and quiet. 
104300 mi

US $132
front differential pinion seal was leaking 

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2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer 4dr SUV

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

32000 mi Fluid leak at the front diff pinion seal. 

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2004 Chevrolet TrailBlazer 4dr SUV

275-horsepower 4.2L I6 4-speed automatic RWD

84000 mi

US $980
TrailBlazer would not move. Transmission required a complete rebuild. 

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2003 Chevrolet TrailBlazer 4dr SUV, ext.

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

53300 mi

US $500
Front left axle seal leaking; seal replaced & axle fluid re-filled. 

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2003 Chevrolet TrailBlazer 4dr SUV, ext.

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

77000 mi

US $200
Leaking front axle shaft seal 

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2003 Chevrolet TrailBlazer 4dr SUV

275-horsepower 4.2L I6 4-speed automatic RWD

165000 mi

US $650
Complete transmission rebuild. 
167000 mi Broken transmission pump, replaced under garage's warranty. 

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2003 Chevrolet TrailBlazer 4dr SUV

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

72000 mi

US $35
Transmission had to be overhauled 

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2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer 4dr SUV

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

71000 mi

US $830
Also found CV joint boot defective. dealer also found several other high cost items defective. 
158000 mi

US $161
Front differential seal replacement including labor and parts. 
126000 mi

US $200
The 4wd was not working and they had to replace the switch. 

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Chevrolet TrailBlazer Transmission Problems

385 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Chevrolet TrailBlazer. 32 of these members (8.3%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 44 transmission repairs to Chevrolet TrailBlazers--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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