Granted you can't find an early Duramax with that low of miles. The front bumper was damaged. When I first got it I noticed that the truck seemed confused at times as into what gear it should of been in which made the truck shift hard. . It also was a 1500 series made without carpet which I loved so spills would not be soaked into any carpet. The service dealer said it was the fuel gauge sensor.
While in limp mode, the transmission will lock in 3rd gear, the torque converter will remain unlocked, and the transmission will not be able to operate in reverse. It sits up higher than your average auto and this makes for better vision while traveling. Tire blew in the middle of nowhere Texas. He said it was a 2000 Chevy 2500 ext cab with the 6. All the options but leather and passenger power seat.
You will see a large radiator housing coming from it. Decided to rock the truck side to side and it sound like the axle is tapping in the rims. I like the old truck. Feel free to contact me for more information. The truck ain't worth the money. Parts are relatively cheap compared to modern diesels. When it is cold again it is O.
The truck now has 48000. There are 4 bolts to open the housing 15mm and hose clamp s to loosen on the radiator hose. Hi Denny it is a 2001 6. It's decent on gas, rides great, has power windows, power steering, and four wheel drive. And my transmission also seems confused when I step hard on gas.
If your transmission experienced limp mode, it's likely on the verge of needing a rebuild in the near future and should not be ignored. At first they thought it was the hug nut. It hauls everything we need easily and has a good tow package. It starts reliably every day in all weather. As a disabled combat vet, I depend on my vehicle. I thought it was bad fuel at first.
This will save your batteries. There have also been other recalls to include seatbelt and tow hitch. Hard to believe since I found a bunch of blogs about the same issue. I would have definitely rear ended someone. Here is the summary of things that happened.
After I drove it for a couple of weeks I found out it was loosing coolant somewhere. There were no warning lights prior to the failure. This can cause a number of issues if the wires become exposed, including a no-start or rough running, lack of power situation. It's a nice looking truck and my husband loves the vehicle. Just seen today there is a hole in my bed. I had a Ford truck once and it was great too, but this one had all the features I wanted so I bought it.
He just kept telling me that it is way too nice of a truck to sell for much less than he is already putting it on sale for. This means they are an affordable diesel to purchase. However, like any engine or any complex mechanism for that matter , the Duramax engine and Allison 1000 transmission have some common problems inherent to their design. How low to the ground with plastic can a truck get with a bouncy suspension? No matter how nice it is. Result - everything from rough running to a holed piston.
The truck has 130000 miles. I drive mine to work every day at my machine shop, if I need to make deliveries I throw the stuff on the back and make them, if I need to pull a trailer I do whether it weighs 2,000lbs or 15,000lbs. This is going to be a tough one. I honestly wish I never bought the truck! I'm embarrassed to have people in my new truck and can't wait to get rid of the truck. Served me well plus when I was in high school I put a Flowmaster 40 on it. If this site has helped you consider a Donation.
My truck has been in the dealership at least 8 times. I didn't and just kept pouring money down the hole until it bottomed out. Not any lower to allow you to be considered to win a lowrider comp. Original review: June 19, 2018 It's a useful work-horse vehicle with a sharp appearance, decent mileage and wonderful technology. By providing the facts the consumer can easily see the differences without; hype, propaganda or baseless claims of which are so common with other products sold for these vehicles, and the consumer with the facts is then able to make an educated decision.