2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

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2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Serpentine Idler Pulley. Failure of the Serpentine Idler Pulley applies to the 4.2L S DOHC (MFI) engine. The cost to repair the Serpentine Idler Pulley is estimated at $39.00 for parts and $45.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Front Pinion Seal. The cost to repair the Front Pinion Seal is estimated at $7.00 for parts and $45.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Starting & Charging

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Ignition Switch. Failure of the Ignition Switch may prevent the vehicle from starting. The cost to repair the Ignition Switch is estimated at $65.00 for parts and $97.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Accessories

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Fuel Tank Sending Unit. Failure of the Fuel Tank Sending Unit causes the fuel gauge to be inoperative and the low fuel light to come on. The cost to repair the Fuel Tank Sending Unit is estimated at $140.00 for parts and $208.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Overall

4 out of 5 4 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Reliability History
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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
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Engine Moderate Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Transmission & Driveline Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Steering & Suspension Significant Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems
Brakes Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Significant Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 3 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 4 out of 5
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