Ignition Problems of Chevrolet Uplander



Chevrolet Uplander owners have reported 4 problems related to ignition (under the electrical system category).

car image   Ignition problem of the 2005 Chevrolet Uplander 1
Failure Date: 09/10/2011

The passenger side power sliding door does not close properly and opens on its own intermittently. Also, once the door is closed the "open door chime" does not stop. The chime continues to go off while driving, parked and when the car is turned off with the key out of the ignition. This is obviously a safety issue. I tried contacting the dealership where the vehicle was purchased and explained to them the safety hazard defect but was told that they will not fix the problem unless I paid for it. After doing further research, I have found that this is a very common problem for all gm Mini vans especially the Uplander Mini vans, with power sliding doors. However, since there hasn't been an official safety recall, dealerships will not fix the problem without payment. Again this is a safety problem and a recall should be issued.

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car image   Ignition problem of the 2006 Chevrolet Uplander 2
Failure Date: 05/03/2010

Ignition switch will not start engine periodically. . . Stuck in key switch. Have to start vehicle inbetween drive and neutral. Have to roll backwards in vehicle while trying to get gear in drive can only park with vehicle front end at upward slant or vehicle will not start at all. Abs light on and off all the time. Do not know if Uplander van is a suburban or not, so not sure if on list provided on this form. This been going on for years, and I was told it was a known problem by others, but have not had the ability to get it fixed purchase vehicle in pinehurst north carolina thank you.

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car image   Ignition problem of the 2006 Chevrolet Uplander 3
Failure Date: 12/06/2006

The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Uplander. The contact stated that the sliding electric doors open and shut on their own. The failure only occurs when the door is unlocked and with or without the key in the ignition. The current mileage is 17,000 and failure mileage was 12,000.

car image   Ignition problem of the 2005 Chevrolet Uplander 4
Failure Date: 01/01/1901

2005 Chevrolet Uplander radio would stop working. When turning the key in ignition the engine would continue to turn over.


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