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8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
$800.00
Average Mileage:
137,500 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. aftermarket metal gasket (1 reports)
  2. not sure (1 reports)
1996 Chevrolet Suburban cooling system problems

cooling system problem

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1996 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 152006

Suburban LS 5.7L Vortek V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 135,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

I bought my 96 Suburban used from a dealer in 2004. I had this problem as well in July 2005. Was told by the mechanic that this is a common problem with Chevy Suburbans at about 80000 miles. Funny thing is it looks as though someone (Dealership) had tried to cover it up with stop leak.

I had bought it used and it ran great but I had to drive it with the leaking manifold and instead of the 800 dollars I had to put in new engine in in 2006 at 135000 miles for $3000.

Now two years later and 32000 miles later same problem.

Best fix, buy foreign.

- , Tulsa, OK, USA

problem #1

Mar 192007

(reported on)

Suburban LT 5.7

  • Automatic transmission
  • 140,000 miles

Need to replace. How much does it cost to fix. I need help.

- , Horn Lake, MS, USA

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