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Print this page Notes: The Chevy Express is mechanically identical to the GMC Savana.


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
30,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2012 Chevrolet Express steering problems

steering problem

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2012 Chevrolet Express Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 072014


  • 47,000 miles


The contact owns a 2012 Chevrolet Express. When the brakes were depressed and released, the vehicle began to shake violently. The contact mentioned that the stabilitrak activated independently after being turned off without warning. The vehicle was taken to dealer. The technician was unable to diagnose the failure. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 47,000.

- Danville, WV, USA

problem #1

Apr 022013

Express 8-cyl Diesel

  • 13,000 miles
Traveling at 50 to 55mph I make a easy brake application and the front wheels will start oscillating until the front goes into a violent shake. Releasing the brake will stop the shaking. This is a cutaway school bus. I'm the mechanic and the driver brought it to my attention. She noticed it while braking on a downhill. I was able to duplicate it on a level surface. Haven't found the fix yet.

- Wheatland, CA, USA

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