Why wasn't the 2008 Enclave included in the timing chain warranty extension?
Does anyone know why the infamous timing chain powertrain warranty extension did not include the 2008 enclave? It included the 2007 and 2009 Acadia and Outlook and 2009 Enclave but not the 2008. The thing is, my Enclave was built in May of 2007 and has the same engine. And, guess what? Same timing chain issue! At the dealer right now, out of warranty, of course, waiting for me to show up and drop around $2,400 to pay for them to replace the timing chain and do all the stuff they need to around that.
I have the same LY7 engine and a timing chain needing to get replaced under 100,000 miles is ridiculous. I've actually never had a vehicle where that was necessary at all. So obviously it's an issue - but why in the heck did they skip the 2008 models?
Sorry for the rant, but I figured if anyone would know, it'd be the folks here. And, I have to say, after having to drop a like amount just last year to rebuild the transmission (driving our daughter back and forth to school and soccer must put a heckuva load on this car), this is the most expensive vehicle I've ever owner. Two ridiculously early big expenses equals a poor-quality vehicle, in my mind. I've already spent way more on it than I have on my '97 Tahoe with over 200,000 miles on it.