Differential Unit Problems of Oldsmobile Bravada
Oldsmobile Bravada owners have reported 9 problems linked to differential unit (under the power train category).
#1 - Differential Unit problem of the 2002 Oldsmobile Bravada
The car is a 2002 Oldsmobile Bravada. 2002 olds Bravada SUV. Rear differential failure at 41k miles. Dealer and gm unwilling to cover under any type of warranty. This component will normally out last the vehical. Additionally the dealer tried to sell me a complete differential assembly rather than repairing the unit for a cost of $3200. 00. The unit was repaired by a local repair shop for a cost of $2016. 00. It was 02/02/2004 when this differential unit issue happened.
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#2 - Differential Unit problem of the 2002 Oldsmobile Bravada
The car involved is a 2002 Oldsmobile Bravada. The VIN of this Bravada is 1GHDT13S52_. : the contact stated the differential locked up intermittently. While the steering wheel was turned to the left, the right wheel locked. The dealership put an additive in the differential fluid, but the problem still existed. Then, they found an electric motor that activated the all-wheel drive to be defective. This caused the steering to lock when turning to left or right. This vehicle has a noise that they can't locate. Updated 06/07/2006. This problem occurred on Mon., May. 15, 2006.
#3 - Differential Unit problem of the 2002 Oldsmobile Bravada
The car involved was a 2002 Oldsmobile Bravada. The differential and now the cam bearings are going. The vehicle has 108,000. We did regular oil changes and maintenance on the vehicle. We even bought the extended warranty but that ran out at 100,000. Driving down the road the vehicle started to lurch then would not go over 35 mph. Front differential had a whole the size of a baseball blown out. The dealer had never seen anything like it. It was in such a place that you would not have hit anything to make this happen. Now that that is repaired we are loosing oil pressure and have been told the best way to repair this with a motor with this many miles is pull it and put a crate motor in it at $4-5,000. The vehicle itself looks like new. Now is $36,000 pile of junk! and we still owe on it!. It was Aug. 15, 2007 when this differential unit issue occurred.
#4 - Differential Unit problem of the 1999 Oldsmobile Bravada
The vehicle having this issue was a 1999 Oldsmobile Bravada. The vehicle's vehicle identification number (VIN) was 1GHDT13W8X_. 1. The oil cooling lines were leaking. I feel that they should not fail at only 76,000 miles. 2. The pinion seal has failed twice. This appears to be a manufacturer's defect. This differential unit issue occurred December 2, 2001.
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#5 - Differential Unit problem of the 1997 Oldsmobile Bravada
The vehicle was a 1997 Oldsmobile Bravada. The vehicle's vehicle identification number (VIN) is 1GHDT13W7V_. Problems 1)alternator and battery replaced 2) tensioner replaced 3) battery replaced again 4) harmonic balancer replaced 5) started replaced 6) transfer case, drive shaft, differential replaced 7)gas float has to be replaced to get accurate gas gauge level to list a few of the problems encountered after a year and half of owning. This issue happened on 09/01/99.
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#6 - Differential Unit problem of the 1997 Oldsmobile Bravada
The vehicle involved is a 1997 Oldsmobile Bravada. The VIN of the car is 1GHDT13W0B_. Differential was leaking fluid onto wheel well. Dealer has been notified. The differential was replaced.
#7 - Differential Unit problem of the 1997 Oldsmobile Bravada
The vehicle involved is a 1997 Oldsmobile Bravada. Vehicle identification number (VIN): 1GHDT13W4V_. Unknown as to beginning date of "pinion seal leak" resulting in vibrations at 45 to 65 miles per hour, and fuel guage inaccurate since around 60,000 miles. The failure date was Jul. 24, 2002.
#8 - Differential Unit problem of the 1997 Oldsmobile Bravada
The vehicle involved was a 1997 Oldsmobile Bravada. The VIN of this vehicle was 1GHDT13W8V_. There was a burned grease odor coming from the vehicle. The mechanic diagnosed the front differential seal leaked fluid. The failure date was Wed., Apr. 2, 2003.
#9 - Differential Unit problem of the 1997 Oldsmobile Bravada
The car involved was a 1997 Oldsmobile Bravada. I just had the transfer case and differential on my 1997 olds Bravada repaired and was driving when I heard a pop sound and saw flames shooting out from the bottom center and rear of my vehicle. I stopped immediately and got everyone out just before the whole thing went up in flames. It was May. 16, 2003 when this differential unit issue happened.
Other Power Train related problems of Oldsmobile Bravada:
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Transfer Case problems||24|
|Automatic Transmission problems||23|
|Power Train problems||11|
|Automatic Transmission Control Module problems||10|
|Differential Unit problems||9|
|Automatic Transmission Column Shift problems||8|
|Transmission Failure problems||7|
|Axle Shaft Seal problems||4|
|Automatic Transmission Cooler problems||4|
|Power Train Driveline problems||4|
|Transmission Noise problems||3|
|Axle Assembly problems||2|
|Transmission Stuck In Gear problems||2|
|Transmission Shudder problems||2|
|Transmission Gear Slipping problems||2|