I bought a 2007 trailblazer with 145000 miles, that I seen on your website , from Glenwood springs ford in CO. In September . 4wd I took it in for some service and was informed that the 4wd is inoperable. Do I have any recourse with the dealer

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Asked by Dec 14, 2015 at 08:05 PM about the 2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer LS 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Did you inform the dealer and if so what did they say? If you can prove it did not work when you bought it then you might have a claim but coming in 2 or 3 months later won't help your case. Did you get a warranty with it? Did they provide an inspection report?

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I am full of regrets. Quite frankly the first "4wd" I ever owned had no reason to check it . I trusted the dealer . Shame on me. No warranty. They did provide an inspection report but claims it was just for safety issues

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Did the mechanic say what was wrong with the 4wd?

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Unfortunately you may be SOL. I know, hindsight is 20/20 but let's clarify: it is AWD or 4X4? Is there a shifter to put it in 4X4?

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And good question ... did they say what was wrong?

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I'm leaning toward the SOL also mechanic doesn't know said they need to take apart the transfer case to see what wrong. 1000 labor

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Yes it is4wd. With the knob/switch on the dash

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Oh, man, you got the shaft, no pun intended. This is not funny. Only thing I can think of is this a used car lot or a manufacturers dealer? Find the owner, or sometimes the owners son/daughter that has been put in charge, which often happens at big dealerships -- and be polite, but FIRM and tell him that you were sold a defective vehicle that what you paid for is not what you bargained for. A working 4X4. I sincerely wish you best of luck. ~~David

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I might lean towards installing a used or rebuilt transfer case.

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Rebuilt transfer case - http://www.provenforce.com/transfer_case/TC_tahoe_trailblazer.htm l

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