The failure mileage was 42,000. The contact stated that the air conditioner does not work. He then attempted to start the vehicle but to no avail. The typical repair cost for this issue, according to the users on CarComplaints. The contact stated that the air conditioner compressor froze.
In October 2010, during a routine inspection, it was discovered that the vehicle needed an outer tie rod end, in addition to that an alignment was also needed. The dealer will repair the vehicle at the contact's expense because the warranty was expired. The contact stated that the vehicle was parked and began to smoke abnormally. The contact stated that while driving approximately 35 mph with the air conditioner on there was an unusual ticking noise. The contact drove onto the emergency lane and upon further inspection observed sparks under the hood. On a separate occasion while operating the air conditioner, the failure recurred. .
The vehicle was towed to the dealer for diagnosis. The contact stated that two days prior to the failure, he received notification that the manufacturer was extending the warranty for the air conditioner compressor to those vehicle under 60,000 miles. The vehicle has not been diagnosed and there were no prior warnings. The failure and current mileage was 61,000. The failure mileage was 36,900 and current mileage was 37,000. There was also smoke underneath the hood and it began circulating throughout the air vents into the vehicle. The vehicle was towed to the dealer where the technician stated that the air conditioner compressor and belts needed to be replaced.
Consumer experienced several problems with vehicle the consumer stated shortly after she purchased the vehicle, she noticed the headlights pointing toward the ground and it took 3-5 trips to the dealer before it was properly fixed. Other engine issues seen by four users each involved losing all power while driving and the turbo going out. The dealer was repairing the vehicle when the complaint was filed. The vehicle was taken to a dealer and they stated that the air pressure was burned out, which was an ongoing issue with this type of vehicle. The current and failure mileages were 61000.
The issue occurred at an average mileage of 72,143. As of July 2015, 27 users reported engine issues, with the next most common issue being air conditioning and heater problems, reported by four users. Of the 27 reported engine issues, 12 of them involve the engine timing chain becoming stretched. The vehicle was not repaired. The dealer advised the contact that he would be liable for repairs because the vehicle was over the mileage restriction.
The contact deactivated the air conditioning system and was able to continue driving the vehicle with no additional failures. In June 2010, the check engine light illuminated. One week later, the ac compressor failed. Also I am looking forward to my car breaking down due to the fact that the compressor has been known to snap belts. While traveling 45 mph using the air conditioner the contact noticed that the air conditioner had suddenly stopped functioning, seconds later the contact noticed a burning smell inside of the vehicle.
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