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Chevrolet Uplander repairs by problem area

Engine (24%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (14%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (34%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (12%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (5%)

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Chevrolet Uplander suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (11%)

$500 - $999 (22%)

$100 - $499 (44%)

< $100 (22%)

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Chart based on 18 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2008 Chevrolet Uplander 4dr Minivan, ext.

240-horsepower 3.9L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

42160 mi Replace steering linkage. Replace rear calipers 
85808 mi

C $1000
Replaced sway bar (under warranty) 
95000 mi

US $500
The rear shocks had worn out and failed, needing replaced. 
99000 mi

US $800
The right front wheel bearing wore out, became noisy and needed replaced. One of the ball joines had also worn out and needed replaced 
109000 mi

US $1100
We brought the van in for an oil change, and they diagnosed the steering rack as blown out, and the rubber boots were full of oil. Rather than spend the estimated $1100 for that, and a worn tie-rod end, we traded the van in. 

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2007 Chevrolet Uplander

Engine not specified

104160 mi drivers side shimmy shock replaced 

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2007 Chevrolet Uplander 4dr Minivan, ext.

240-horsepower 3.9L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

116300 mi

US $350
Loose front bearings; inside edges of both front tires worn. Both bearing assemblies replaced by owner after new set of tires installed. 
183000 mi

US $350
Loose steering with slight vibration at speed, but tires wearing normally. Replaced steering rack. Cost was 1.5 hours labor and $202 for part. 
198000 mi ABS warning indicator illuminated. Left front wheel speed sensor has no continuity, replaced front wheel bearing assemblies as a set. Previous parts replaced were defective. 
122000 mi

US $901
Front right hub bearing failed, this is the second failure on this side, the left has failed twice as well 

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2006 Chevrolet Uplander 4dr Minivan, ext.

201-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

251000 mi

US $350
both front hub bearings replaced; front brake pads replaced at same time as preventive 
256200 mi

US $39
Replaced both front stabilizer bar links. 
300000 mi

US $400
Both front hub bearings replaced...again. Third time in 300,000 miles. 
145000 mi

US $200
Replaced front passenger strut. Strut bracket snapped. 

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2005 Chevrolet Uplander 4dr Minivan, ext.

200-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

68700 mi

US $250
Front struts, rotors, pads, tires 
81000 mi

US $120
Knocking sound coming from front driver-side suspension. 
163800 mi

US $200
Wheel bearing in both front wheels. 

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2005 Chevrolet Uplander 4dr Minivan, ext.

200-horsepower 3.5L V6 4-speed automatic AWD

155000 mi

C $500
Wheel bearings and hub replaced yet again 
167400 mi Replaced 2 wheel hubs again, theses sure don't last long 

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