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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
98,762 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 wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2004 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #5

Aug 302014

Suburban 8-cyl

  • 176,612 miles


I was turning into driveway when I heard a pop than some grinding so I listened and it was coming from front tire. I jacked it up the wheel was loose and when U freely turned the wheel U heard grinding from the bearings being no good. I think the wheel hub assembly is out I was looking for a replacement part when I noticed there was a recall from 2007nfor them the campaign number is 07E106000 I would like to know is this true [xxx] information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #4

Jul 202012


  • 80,000 miles
I received a letter dated July 2, 2012 that indicated that the tires I previously purchased from pepboys were defective and could blow apart while driving. The tires had dot serial number ut T6 PA7. So, I took the letter and vehicle back to pepboys but they were not aware of the recall. In any event, they did replace all four tires free of charge. However, it seems that are still selling the defective tires becase the tires they installed on my vehicle, for the second time, had dot serial ut T6 PA7. So, it appears that I am still driving on the highway with defective tires.

- Jacksonville, FL, USA

problem #3

Aug 242009


  • 65,000 miles
2004 Chevy Suburban 1500 front wheel bearings in need of replacement every 35,000 miles is safety issue all Suburban owners need to be informed about.

- Upper Marlboro, MD, USA

problem #2

Jan 112009


  • 54,000 miles
We were driving back from the airport, 60 miles from our home. Before we left the airport area we heard a noise. As we are headed home approximately 20 miles down the road the stability notification and the ABS lights come on. First time they had come on. Every now and then we hear a noise coming from the front left wheel. The notification and lights cut off and on all the way to our destination. Approximately 6 miles from our home, we hear a noise as if something came off but yet the Suburban was driving okay for the exception of noise and grinding. We decided to keep driving as we are in a horrific construction zone. The next day I call for an appt for inspection at a private wheel and brake shop for an estimate. They said I had extensive damage to the wheel hub assemblies and the front wheel tire was just about to fall off. They said they were even apprehensive about making it from the outside of the building, inside. I call the dealership. They said it there was not a recall on the hub assemblies and it would cost app $560 to $600 per wheel for repair. I could not afford this so I took it to repair at the wheel shop. My vehicle had approximately at the time 54,000 miles. I do have the old parts for inspection.

- Temple, TX, USA

problem #1

Oct 192008


  • 118,200 miles
The top nut which holds the right rear brake caliber bracket came out on my vehicle. The result caused my vehicle to abruptly stop severely jerking the passengers in the truck. The bracket also punctured several cracks to the inside of my rim causing my tire to deflate. I have never had the caliper nuts removed on my vehicle. The only thing I can think of is the nut must have vibrated loose. The lower nut was loose as well. The loose lower nut was discovered after removing the wheel to repair the deflated tire. The incident occurred on Sunday, October 19, 2008 at 1:30 am. My vehicle was towed home for repair. A new rim and brake caliper nut had to be purchased to repair my vehicle.

- Reston, VA, USA

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