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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
61,952 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.

2004 Chevrolet Suburban brakes problems

brakes problem

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2004 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 292012

Suburban 4WD 8-cyl

  • 39,000 miles


The contact owns a 2004 Chevrolet Suburban. While parked, the driver depressed the brake pedal but the brakes would not respond. The parking brake was applied in order to stop the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing. The technician advised the contact that the brake lines had corroded from the inside and would have to be replaced along with the brake pads and rotors. The vehicle was repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 39,000....updated 10/17/12 the consumer stated the vehicle did not show any warning lights. GM offered a credit towards purchasing a new Chevrolet vehicle. The consumer declined. Updated 10/17/2012 the consumer also stated the calipers were severely rusted, along with the front caliper hoses and front rotors, which caused the brake pads to crack and wear unevenly. Updated evoq 10/24/12 updated evoq 11/21/12

- New Canaan, CT, USA

problem #1

Mar 162012

Suburban 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 84,905 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Chevrolet Suburban 1500. The contact stated that the brake lines fractured while the brakes were applied on the highway. The manufacturer was notified, but denied any assistance with repairs of the failure. The dealer was not notified. The vehicle was repaired. The failure mileage was 84,905 and the current mileage was 85,049. Updated 5/7/12 the consumer stated her husband discovered the front brake line had ruptured. There was a hole in the brake line in the engine compartment near the driver's side front wheel and the brake line was severely corroded. Updated 05/25/12

- Churchville, MD, USA

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