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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
4 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
50,751 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.

2001 Chevrolet Suburban brakes problems

brakes problem

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2001 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments (Page 3 of 3)

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problem #6

Aug 232001

Suburban

  • miles

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

Front brakes malfunctioned causing the vehicle to swerve to the right approximately two feet, this event occured on smooth, dry, clean asphalt.

- Perkins, OK, USA

problem #5

Aug 232001

Suburban

  • miles
Front brakes malfunctioned causing the vehicle to swerve to the right approximately two feet, this event occured on smooth, dry, clean asphalt.

- Perkins, OK, USA

problem #4

Jan 032001

Suburban 4WD

  • miles
Major safety problem- upon light and medium brake application ABS is engaging, causing loss of braking control and increased braking distance. Chevrolet dealer was unable to duplicate problem until 12/13/2001. They observed the problem, opened a case with Chevrolet and they advised that the rear brake proportion valve was engaging and the action was normal. This is very unsafe, Chevrolet refuses to fix problem!!

- Crownsville, MD, USA

problem #3

Nov 082001

Suburban

  • miles

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

When applying brakes pedal fade appears to be be locked up requiring extended stoppping distance..

- Crownsville, MD, USA

problem #2

Mar 012001

Suburban

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When applying brakes intermittently pedal will fade, resulting in extended stopping distance. This happens at any speed.taken to dealer 3 times, cannot duplicate problem, and said it was normal for this vehicle.

- Gardena, CA, USA

problem #1

Apr 112001

(reported on)

Suburban

  • miles
While driving at 25 mph/apporaching a stop sign, and when applying brakes pedal went to the floorboard, causing extended stopping distance. Brakes failed to respond. Consumer has contacted dealer. Dealer was unable to determine cause of problem.

- Laguna Niguel, CA, USA

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