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5.0

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
19,956 miles

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2015 Chevrolet Suburban drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2015 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #10

Jul 192016

Suburban

  • miles

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

Excessive vibration when traveling at highway speeds between 60-70 mph. Vehicle has been to dealership 3 time for this problem and they state everything is normal. Rebalanced tires and checked the suspension but it cannot be fixed. Manufactuirng defect.

- Fort Wayne, IN, USA

problem #9

Jul 182015

Suburban

  • 43,000 miles
The contact owns a 2015 Chevrolet Suburban. While attempting to brake the vehicle, the brakes made an abnormal loud noise. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the brakes and rotors needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired; however, the failure recurred. The contact stated that the brakes and rotors had been replaced a total of three times since the purchase of the vehicle. Also, while attempting to accelerate, the vehicle hesitated and slowed down. The vehicle was taken to the dealer. The contact was informed that the vehicle had not failed and that was how it was calibrated. The contact also stated that the liftgate failed to open automatically and had to be manually operated. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, but the failure could not be duplicated. The manufacturer was made aware of the failures. The failure mileage was 43,000.

- Powder Sp Rings, GA, USA

problem #8

Oct 202015

Suburban

  • 5 miles
The contact owns a 2015 Chevrolet Suburban. While driving at various speeds, the steering wheel and the entire vehicle began to vibrate and the contact noticed an abnormal noise in the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to a dealer who diagnosed that the tires needed to be replaced and balanced. The vehicle was repaired; however, the failure recurred. The vehicle was taken to another dealer where it was diagnosed that the tires needed to be replaced and balanced and the torque converter needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired; however, the failure persisted. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 5.

- Tavernier, FL, USA

problem #7

Nov 302015

Suburban

  • 147,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2015 Chevrolet Suburban. The contact stated that the transmission failed on two occasions. The vehicle was taken to a dealer to be repaired but the details were not available. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 147,000.

- Bayshore, NY, USA

problem #6

Jul 162015

Suburban

  • 2,052 miles
We have multiple problems with our new Suburban. After traveling slowly or coasting in traffic, when I try to accelerate the vehicle won't go and when it finally decides to go it shudders and vibrates badly, it also does this from a complete stop, been to the dealer 2 times so far this and the last time they told me "it is a normal characteristic of vehicle". it is a very bad one and it will cause a wreck! the radio display flickers all the time even when back up camara is on, GM has no fix for this yet either! the vehicle sticker says it has heated/ac seats, it doesn't have A/C seats, they are airrated from the air in vehicle, that was a total misrepresentation of the product on the sales sticker. GM rep had us test drive another Suburban and we drove 3 different ones and not one of the others did the things our does. When we informed GM of this they said sorry we don't qualify for a buyback/replacement. GM doesn't care to help and its their very expensive product. I hope no one dies or is injured from the hesitations that GM know these vehicles have that is 0.7 seconds before the vehicle will engage or reengage when excelerating from a slow roll or a complete stop.

- Oak Leaf, TX, USA

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problem #5

Mar 212015

Suburban

  • 1,350 miles
Vehicle is creating a buffeting, pressure sound and sensation at low to mid range speeds. Creating headache, dizziness and strain.

- Ellicott City, MD, USA

problem #4

Mar 022015

Suburban

  • 1,750 miles

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

When driving the 2015 Suburban we experience an awful ear pressure and vibration. The car is not drivable and is causing headaches and vertigo. The problem is known by service techs and GM. They believe there is a problem when the car transitions from V8 to V4. There are multiple forums online regarding the issue. GM has not issued a fix as of yet. From what I have read, the problem is found in 2015 Suburban, escalades, and Yukon XLS. We purchased the vehicle with 1750 miles on it. After putting 500 miles on it, we cannot wait to get rid of it, and have attempted to initiate a buyback procedure with GM.

- Hatfield, MA, USA

problem #3

Sep 092014

Suburban 4WD 8-cyl

  • 2,000 miles
This vehicle has a push button start/stop. You can stop the vehicle while it is in gear, and if you get out the vehicle can just roll away. This has nearly caused 2 serious accidents, once it rolled backwards, narrowly missing a pedestrian, another time forwards into a car in front. GM need to rectify this asap.

- Hayward, CA, USA

problem #2

Dec 252014

Suburban 4WD 8-cyl

  • 1,400 miles
The vehicle completely stalls and loses all power. It usually happens when you run the vehicle on the highway and have to come to a stop after exiting. In my case I drove the vehicle for an hour and half and exited the express way. Once, I exited and slowed down to come to a complete stop the engine starts to run rough and just before you completely stop it stalls out. This has happened at least sevne times on a 1400 mile trip. It even happens when you come to a stop behind other cars. You can put it in park or neutral and the vehicle will restart.

- Jersey City, NJ, USA

problem #1

Sep 152014

Suburban

  • 1,000 miles
The contact owns a 2015 Chevrolet Suburban. The contact stated that after shutting off and exiting the vehicle, it rolled away. The contact was able to stop the vehicle before a crash occurred. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 1,000.

- Bethesda, MD, USA

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