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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
133,000 miles

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2004 Chevrolet Suburban accessories - exterior problems

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2004 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 152012

Suburban 8-cyl

  • 133,000 miles


Heard rattle and a wind noise as if a door or window was partially open. Rear liftgate glass passenger side hinge partially separated from window glass, allowing the strut which lifts the window up normally to push the top edge of the window up about an inch. What makes this dangerous is that if at highway speed, the wind could have easily caught the lifted glass edge and stress it enough to shatter and injure someone or damage a following vehicle.

- San Diego, CA, USA

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