Never went back to that dealership. My questions to you are as follows: 1: I know the torque converter is in a drum, is this drum sealed so the oil or filings couldn't enter into the rest of the transmission parts? About 1 week ago my wife started driving it to work which is about 50-60 miles away. Why cant Chevy make or fix the problems they create? Check also our 2005 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 manual transmission catalog. Sullies an otherwise good experience with this make and model. Keep the tires inflated properly and change the oil regularly and add a fuel injector cleaner at every oil change and you can maximize your mpg on this vehicle. If the converter has metal in it after driving it all the metal flakes will circuilate back into the trans, and 2 when ever you do a rebuild you have to flush the tranny cooler and lines to remove all the metal fron the system, if you dont you back to square one again. Mu husband owns a 1994 Silverado with 300,000 miles on it; original motor and transmission still work great.
Then they took it out later for a 40 minute run and that is when the tranny started slipping. Now the transmission is shot. The body is just getting tired and starting to rot. Obviously, they had some crap transmissions and should have sought relief from whoever provided them for the consumers. Definitely have second thoughts about going with Government motors again.
Buy a recycled 2005 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 transmission and save thousands of dollars. Obviously, they had some crap transmissions and should have sought relief from whoever provided them for the consumers. I am still paying on a vehicle that doesn't go anywhere - Rachael W. Chevy dealer didn't diagnose the problem, even when I told them that I thought it was the transmission. Fluid levels are fine and there has been no indicators of problems up till now. Over a period of about 6 or 7 months I put about 6,000 miles on the truck, approx. Think twice about buying this year Suburban! It is powerful Vortec as always!.
Now it's as good as new and should last at least another 100K. Not by a long shot! I limped out of the airport and to the side of the road. The filter will collect the debris. I heard once that a total fluid exchange on high mileage vehicles could damage transmissions. Buying a used 2005 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 transmission from a non-reliable dealer is an unnecessary risk. I have owned the 2001 since 2003 when it had about 40,000 miles , and it now has over 300,000 miles on it.
I never tow anything; just drive back and forth to work. I am still paying on a vehicle that doesn't go anywhere - Rachael W. Have to shift it manually and the dealer says ohh nothing we can do. Our discount used 2005 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 transmissions come directly from a dependable network of modern junk yards. First one under 100,000 miles 2nd one at 114,000 and third at 140,000. Think twice about buying this year Suburban! Chevy dealer didn't diagnose the problem, even when I told them that I thought it was the transmission.
Need a recall to upgrade the transmission so I don't have to buy a new one every 100M miles. The motor is very strong and the transmission shifts very smoothly. Lastly, the pickup on the transmission is sluggish which is a concern in emergency conditions when accelerating from a stopped position. Then they took it out later for a 40 minute run and that is when the tranny started slipping. Buying a used 2005 Chevrolet Suburban transmission from a non-reliable dealer is an unnecessary risk. I know this will need a shop visit, but we would like to have a guess as to what it might be. This will be our last Chevrolet Suburban!! Love every bit of it.
I should be good for another 200,000 or so! I find it odd that the dealer didnt replace the converter and flush the cooler, it manditory to do so. It will pull for a short time when it has cooled, but when it heats up, no gear is available. Never went back to that dealership. Actually for a rebuild at the dealer that should have included the torque converter, when I rebuild them I always replace the torque converter. On the third day of this driving she noticed the tranny slipping again in the 3rd and 4th gear. Buying a used 2005 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 transmission from a non-reliable dealer is an unnecessary risk. On a side note, we live in Connecticut and this truck is the best vehicle in the snow, period.
Our discount used 2005 Chevrolet Suburban transmissions come directly from a dependable network of modern junk yards. What a shame we would like to buy American but not at this price. Each claiming that it was a different part in the transmission that went wrong. Buy a recycled 2005 Chevrolet Suburban transmission and save thousands of dollars. It was missing 2nd and 4th gears. It was an expense that we wish we didn't have to pay and think that a car with this amount of initial cost would perform better in this area.
Check also our 2005 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 manual transmission catalog. . My girlfriend has a 2005 Avalanch and had the same problem. As far as paying again I would not an go back to the service department and tell them its there mistake and need to correct it, plus a rebuild carries a warranty. Have to shift it manually and the dealer says ohh nothing we can do. Talked to a local Transmission man here and has had alot of 2005 Chevy vehicles with the same issues. I average 12mpg pulling my camper and 17 around town and 21hwy.
This will be our last Chevrolet Suburban!! Long trips have become enjoyable and fun. The vehicle would barely move in D. All leather for easy clean-up. Now in a 2010 denali xl - we'll see in 4 or 5 years if good luck coninues. The brakes on the vehicle take too much force to stop the vehicle in an emergency. The vehicle is so long the side view mirrors do not show the road very well even after adjustments are made. We sell only high quality used Chevrolet Suburban 2500 automatic transmissions, with 1-3 years warranty and free shipping.