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1998 Chevrolet Suburban lights problems

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1998 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #2

Nov 012002

(reported on)


  • miles


All brake lights failed for unknown period. No warning or other indication given that brake lights were inperative until a "near miss" accident and we discovered brake lights were inoperative. Dealer found a worn connection on two wires in turn signal switch. Resoldered wires to correct the problem.

- Kettering, OH, USA

problem #1

Jan 022001


  • miles
Wires keep getting cut by the car harness, why are the wires located in the harness? this is getting dangerous driving without brake lights is a hazard. The fuel line / pump has never worked correctly, and who ever heard of a transmission going out at 50,000 miles. Please note I have never towed anything with this car and I am a very careful female driver without any accidents or speeding tickets, oil is changed every 3,000 miles, all highway driving. Please help! this car is a disaster and a hazard. The leaking fuel line could have killed me, no brake lights...obvious issue. Thank you! liz zimmer.

- Chicago, IL, USA

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