General Motors Stability Track Problem

General Motors vehicles have shown problems with their StabiliTrak electronic stability control system.  Vehicles with the problems include the GMC Acadia,Chevrolet Silverado, Chevrolet Equinox,   GMC Savannah, Buick Enclave, Cadillac Escalade, and Cadillac SRX. Owners may be entitled to compensation for repair costs, loss of use, and/or diminished value. Here is an listing of various complaints made to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration about problems on these vehicles.

Make: CHEVROLET
Model : EQUINOX
Year : 2011
Manufacturer : General Motors LLC
Crash: No Fire : No
Number of Injuries: 0
ODI ID Number : 10454146
Number of Deaths: 0
Date Complaint Filed:April 4, 2012
Date of Incident: July 30, 2011
VIN : 2CNFLNECXB6
Component: ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
Summary:
I PURCHASED A NEW CHEVY EQUINOX ON MAY 13, 2011 FROM MARITIME MOTORS IN FAIRFIELD, CT IT HAS BEEN A NIGHTMARE FROM THE BEGINNING DRIVETRAIN/TIMING ISSUES, BUCKING ON ACCELERATION AND DECELERATION AND PULSING AT TRAFFIC LIGHTS AND STOP SIGNS. THE EQUINOX STILL OCCASIONALLY CLATTERS UPON STARTING (AFTER THE RECALL WAS APPARENTLY FIXED IN SUMMER 2011), AND THE VEHICLE ALSO PULSES AT STOP SIGNS AND TRAFFIC LIGHTS TO THE POINT IT FEELS LIKE IT IS GOING TO STALL AND I HAVE TO REMOVE MY FOOT FROM THE BRAKE TO STOP THE PULSING. I HAVE HAD NOTHING FROM MARITIME MOTORS (OR GENERAL MOTORS) IN TERMS OF SUPPORT ON THIS ISSUE. I DO NOT FEEL SAFE IN THE VEHICLE – I HAVE FIVE WITNESSES/PASSENGERS WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED MY CONCERNS. IN ADDITION, I HAVE TWO FRIENDS WITH THE SAME MAKE AND MODEL (PURCHASED FROM MARITIME MOTORS) AND ARE EXPERIENCING IDENTICAL ISSUES. THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION HAS RESOLVED FOUR RECENT COMPLAINTS WITH GM FOR THE EXACT SAME ISSUES. *TR

Chevrolet electronic stability system,  GMC Acadia, Chevrolet Silverado, Chevrolet Equinox,  GMC Savannah, Buick Enclave  defect, class action

Make: CHEVROLET
Model : EQUINOX
Year : 2011
Crash : No
Fire : No
Number of Injuries: 0
ODI ID Number: 10423982
Number of Deaths: 0
Date Complaint Filed: September 6, 2011
Date of Incident: July 6, 2011
VIN: 2CNALDEC6B6
Component: ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
Summary:
I PURCHASED A 2011 EQUINOX LT – CHEVROLET -DEC 2010 – WANTED A NICE AND SAFE CAR FOR THE NEW YEAR – I AM A MOTHER WITH SMALL KIDS AND WANTED A SMALLER CAR THAN WHAT I HAD, WHICH WAS A FORD WINDSTAR, I HAD FOR 13 YRS. I STARTED TO HAVE PROBLEMS WITH THE EQUINOX IN JULY, AUGUST AND AGAIN NOW, WITH THE STABILITY TRACT SERVICE LIGHT GOING ON AND LOSING POWER AND NOW THIS THIRD TIME WITH NO POWER TO THE TRANNY – I COULD NOT CHANGE GEARS, I WOULD GIVE IT GAS AND IT JUST WOULDN’T MOVE – THEN THE CAR POWER LOCKS GO CRAZY -LOCK AND UNLOCK AND THE TRANSMISSION JERKS. I DO NOT FEEL SAFE IN THIS CAR. I HOPE THEY FIX THIS PROBLEM AND FIGURE OUT WHAT IS WRONG BEFORE SOMEONE OR MYSELF ARE IN AN ACCIDENT. *TR

Chevrolet electronic stability system,  GMC Acadia, Chevrolet Silverado, Chevrolet Equinox,  GMC Savannah, Buick Enclave  defect, class action

Make: CHEVROLET
Model: SILVERADO
Year: 2011
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
Crash: No
Fire: No
Number of Injuries: 0
ODI ID Number: 10448331
Number of Deaths: 0
Date Complaint Filed: February 17, 2012
Date of Incident: January 26, 2012
VIN: 3GCPKSE3XBG
Component: ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
Summary:
I WAS TRAVELING ON A DIVIDED HIGHWAY AND APPROACHING A SLOW MOVING TRUCK IN THE RIGHT LANE AHEAD OF ME. THERE WAS ANOTHER TRUCK BEHIND ME IN MY LANE. I MOVED TO THE LEFT LANE TO PASS THE SLOW TRUCK. JUST AFTER I BEGAN THE PASS MY PICKUP SLOWED QUICKLY AND BEGAN FLASHING ERROR MESSAGES: STABILITY CONTROL DISABLED, ENGINE POWER REDUCED & SERVICE STABILITRAK. THE TRUCK BEHIND ME HAD MOVED UP CLOSE AND FOLLOWED ME AROUND THE SLOW MOVING TRUCK. I WAS UNABLE TO ACCELERATE AND CONTINUED SLOWING QUICKLY. I HAD JUST ENOUGH ROOM TO SWERVE IN BEHIND THE SLOW TRUCK AS MY SPEED FELL BELOW ITS SPEED. THE TRUCK BEHIND ME NARROWLY AVOIDED A REAR IMPACT WITH MY TRUCK, WHICH, I BELIEVE, WOULD HAVE BEEN CATASTROPHIC. I PULLED TO THE RIGHT AND TRIED TO SPEED UP. ABOUT 40 MPH WAS ALL MY TRUCK WOULD DO. I STOPPED AND GOT OUT THE MANUAL. IT SAID TO RESET THE STABILITRAK, TURN THE VEHICLE OFF FOR 30 SECONDS. I DID THAT AND THE TRUCK SEEMED TO FUNCTIONED NORMALLY, AT LEAST AS FAR AS ENGINE POWER. I STILL HAD TRACTION CONTROL & STABILITRAK ERROR MESSAGES AND THE SERVICE ENGINE LIGHT WAS ON. I WAS ABLE TO RETURN 40 MILES TO MY HOME TOWN WITH NO FURTHER INCIDENTS. I WAS ABLE TO GET MY TRUCK INTO THE CHEVY DEALER ON THE 30TH. THE SERVICE REP RECOGNIZED MY DESCRIPTION IMMEDIATELY AS A “THROTTLE SENSOR” FAILURE. IT WAS REPAIRED UNDER WARRANTY. THERE HAVE BEEN NO FURTHER INCIDENTS. MY CONCERNS ARE DUAL: FIRST, ONLY LUCK AND YEARS OF EMERGENCY VEHICLE OPERATION TRAINING ENABLED ME TO AVOID BEING HIT FROM BEHIND BY THE FOLLOWING TRUCK WHEN MY TRUCK UNEXPECTEDLY AND WITHOUT WARNING LOST POWER. AN IMPACT WOULD HAVE LIKELY BE LIFE THREATENING CONSIDERING THE SPEED AND PROXIMITY OF TWO TRUCKS. SECOND, SUBSEQUENTLY, I HAVE FOUND MULTIPLE INTERNET REPORTS OF THIS ISSUE GOING BACK SEVERAL MODEL YEARS AND MY SERVICE PAPER WORK INDICATES A GM SERVICE BULLETIN FOR IT EXISTS. *TR

Chevrolet electronic stability system,  GMC Acadia, Chevrolet Silverado, Chevrolet Equinox,  GMC Savannah, Buick Enclave  defect, class action

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