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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.

1998 Chevrolet Tahoe brakes problems

brakes problem

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1998 Chevrolet Tahoe Owner Comments

problem #4

Aug 171999

Tahoe 4WD

  • miles


Brake power booster failure. Caused extended and unsafe stopping distance.

- Hauppauge, NY, USA

problem #3

Oct 111998

Tahoe 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brake booster assembly failed.

- Redondo Be, CA, USA

problem #2

Jul 281999


  • miles
Brake booster malfunctioned, causing extended stopping distance which could result in a crash. Also, dealer replaced brake rotors.

- Mechanicsburg, OH, USA

problem #1

Jul 071998


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
ABS brake problems; when applying the brakes under normal road condition, normal braking situation, the pedal travels completely to the floor, and there is a loss of braking ability. Dealer stated that the brake booster was bad.

- Miamisburg, OH, USA

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