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Phil105

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Aug 1, 2015
Messages
476
Location
Thomaston, GA
My XLR/V(s)
2006 XLR base
Looking to return to the XLR fold again after several years. Considering a 2007 base with 60,000 miles. What major issues should I be concerned with? Don't want to get back into a money pit but sure do love these cars. Headlights look really good, so other than breaking and requiring finding one/some I'm good there. Appreciate any input you guys can offer. My major concerns are top mechanism and electronics.
 

James Landi

Seasoned Member
Joined
May 21, 2017
Messages
111
Location
Camden, Maine, and Melbourne, Fl.
My XLR/V(s)
2007 (red) with wire grrile
I have a 2007--- when purchased in 2016, it had 28,000 miles. Three concerns surfaced, as follows: a weird sounding whining sound, at times-- audible with top down-- was the serpentine (original equipment ) belt, occasion hard downshift into first gear in slow moving traffic -- changed transmission fluid to updated chemistry, and very occasionally, an odd roughness/ clunk when parking-- new differential (more slippery) fluid fixed that. I had all the fluids changed -- as I suspect they all age out, pick up moisture. Hope this helps, and I'm certain Phil has a much more comprehensive set of concerns, so please do few his early posts. James
 

Phil105

Seasoned Member
Joined
Aug 1, 2015
Messages
476
Location
Thomaston, GA
My XLR/V(s)
2006 XLR base
Phil, go back and look at my previous postings about my travails with a Cad dealer last year
HA - - thanks Rexster - - you brought back memories of why I sold mine earlier. Now looking to maybe get back in the game. Hoping somebody will convince me I'm not insane!!!
 

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