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2008 Chevrolet Suburban electrical problems

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2008 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 152012

Suburban 8-cyl

  • miles


Rear hatch failure. Electric opening. Opened 24 inches and then closed under motor power. Caught dog in the door though no serious harm done. However it did not reverse as it is supposed to do when it comes down on an object like a child or dog. Dealer replaced struts which seems to have fixed the problem. This is a serious flaw. It was just lucky it only caught the dog's tail. If it had caught her head, she would be dead.

- Clover, SC, USA

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