For 2008, safety equipment is upgraded to include side curtain airbags, stability control, and tire pressure monitors. The whining noise was a result of the chain rubbing against the remains of the bolt that was lodged and partially expelled from the lower rear of the motor. Like other Hummers, the H3 has a personality of its own. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. The simple center stack and superior materials on knobs and flush surfaces set a new standard for Hummer. Rear parking assist and navigation systems are available, as is OnStar with turn-by-turn navigation.
Archived from on 6 November 2012. The next thing would be to disconnect the torque converter and run the engine up again. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. That kind of leans me toward it being an engine issue. It still goes into reduced power mode. The five-passenger four-door crew-cab production version appeared at the 2008. Brakes — We offer a variety of brake supplies to keep your Hummer H3 stopping safely.
Finally, to be clear, this incident appears to be the result of a bolt being improperly torqued, machined or the balancer being improperly machined and matched for the bolt. Radiator had crack on top. The H3T featured a 5-foot bed with built-in storage boxes and came in standard H3T, H3T Adventure, H3T Luxury, and H3T Alpha with cloth or leather trim. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Anyone remember how much he spent on that to get it done right?!. The engine is stuffed into a new model dubbed the H3 Alpha.
Of course, those not worried about fuel costs will want the added horsepower and towing provided by the 5. I would call them first they might help you out at no cost to you. In some cases you need to pull over immediately to prevent damage while in others you merely need to tighten you gas cap next time you stop in order to reset the service engine soon light. Things got a little better very little when the larger inline-five was introduced. At 10am my wife thought she was going into labor, we get to the truck and no start. I have a 2008 Hummer H3 3.
The V8 models featured the least maximum payload capacity of just over 1,100 lb 499 kg while straight-5, manual transmission models allowed the greatest payload at 1,300 lb 590 kg. And then later on down the road, do a swap in your 06 when you have the cash to do it right and not worry about reliability. I posted a year-and-a-half ago concerning the P2135 code. Truck Trend editor Mark Williams' preamble takes place at the base of the Tehachapi mountains in a spot known as the… If there's one brand that screams off-road capability, it's Hummer. Bright-accented instruments are small but easy enough to read. After examination by a mechanic, in the lower portion of the engine a bolt holding in place one of the balancers worked itself free. They are the Adventure package and the Luxury package.
It only lasted about 10 seconds. Maximum towing capacities were 3,000 lb 1,361 kg for the straight-5 with manual transmission, 4,500 lb 2,041 kg for the straight-5 with automatic transmission, and 6,000 lb 2,722 kg for the V8 with automatic transmission. What good is something if it leaves you stranded or stuck on the side of the road. When I stop, goes into reduced power mode. I try to avoid the dealership whenever I can because they are a pain in the butt to deal with. My biggest fear is just that. A total of 723 Hummers were sold in Japan during the 12 months before March 2009.
This was subsequently diagnosed by electronic means as an intermittent misfire and accelerator pedal position sensor. It is now March 0F 2013 and we have another crack in the radiator. Give us a call now and let us help you keep your Hummer H3 running strong. The H3 was qualified in 2010 by the for tax breaks that set easier fuel-efficiency standards for heavier vehicles. This is definitely a safety concern, what if her water had broke or my son was needing medical attention. The 2008 H3 also shares the H2's off-road prowess. It produces 300 hp 220 kW at 5200 rpm and 320 lb·ft 434 N·m at 4000 rpm.
This Hummer also handles more adeptly than its bigger brothers. Archived from on 28 April 2007. Driving at highway speeds, if I hit a slight bump it goes into reduced power mode. After research I see multiple complaints online with other Hummer owners same issue. After filling a rental-car order, the last Hummer H3T rolled off line at Shreveport on May 24, 2010. After research I see multiple complaints online with other Hummer owners same issue.