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2.8

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
52,527 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.

1998 Chevrolet Tahoe windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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1998 Chevrolet Tahoe Owner Comments

problem #18

Sep 092005

Tahoe 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

In Sept 2005 my windshield wipers started to continue running after turning them off or on intermitent. It had progress and got worse ever since. I took my car to my mechanic and he had to replace the component in mid January of 2006.

- Silvdale, WA, USA

problem #17

Jun 022004

Tahoe 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 11,675 miles
We bought the vehicle in January. The first instance occurred in March when the windshield wipers would not come on. On June 2, 2004 I was driving in a very severe storm on the turner turnpike when the windshield wipers stopped working. They came back on and worked intermittently on that trip to norman. They have worked only intermittently since then. They usually will work when it is not raining but not while it is raining now. The first time I was in very heavy rain that even with the wipers working I had difficulty seeing. There could have been an accident had I not been such a good driver and reacted the way I had.

- Vinita, OK, USA

problem #16

Jul 172004

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 80,000 miles
Intermittently, when the windshield wipers are engaged they will sometimes not work. There is a recall on earlier models of this vehicle. The recall is concerning the windshield wiper motor. The vehicle was diagnosed with having a bad circuit board.

- Duncan, OK, USA

problem #15

May 252004

Tahoe

  • miles

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

While driving in inclement weather the windshield wipers would turn on and off. The dealer is aware of this intermittent problem. Please provide any additional information.

- Saint Louis, MO, USA

problem #14

Feb 172004

Tahoe 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • 94,605 miles
I am having the same problem with my 1998 Tahoe as was recalled on the 1994-1997 vehicles in regard to the circuit board on my windshield wipers. After speaking with the dealer on the issue, there have been just as many 1998's as earlier model problems. I would like to see GM recall this vehicle for the windshield wiper module. I was in a rain storm behind a truck, I pulled over, almost getting hit. I could not see at all. This should be taken care of right away.

- Bakersfield, CA, USA

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problem #13

Mar 172004

(reported on)

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 53,000 miles
While driving windshield wipers intermittently stopped operating, causing poor visibility to the driver during inclement weather.

- Germantown, TN, USA

problem #12

Jan 182004

Tahoe

  • 122,000 miles

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

Windshield wiper motor failed intermittently. A recall has been issued. However, this vehicle was not included in the recall due to VIN.

- Gaithersburg, MD, USA

problem #11

Dec 102003

Tahoe

  • 65,000 miles
While driving 70 mph in the rain the front windshield wiper failed and caused poor visibility. The consumer managed to pull over to temporarily fix the problem. The dealership was notified but did not resolve the problem.

- Jenkintown, PA, USA

problem #10

Jul 152003

Tahoe

  • 70,000 miles
While driving at any speed windshield wipers will work intermittently. There is a recall for this vehicle, but the years include 1995-1997 models.

- Attalla, AL, USA

problem #9

Oct 012003

(reported on)

Tahoe

  • 55,000 miles
Windshield wipers worked intermittently. The consumer believed the windshield wiper motor was defective.

- Yukon, OK, USA

problem #8

Aug 172003

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 75,000 miles

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

I am having the same problem with my 1998 Tahoe as was recalled on the 1994-1997 vehicles in regard to the circuit board on my windshield wipers. After speaking with the dealer on the issue, there have been just as many 1998's as earlier model problems. I would like to see GM recall this vehicle for the windshield wiper module problem to avoid any future fatalities in raim storms.

- Yukon, OK, USA

problem #7

Jun 152003

Tahoe 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Windhield wipers fail intermittently. Year not included in recall for same problem.

- Melbourne, FL, USA

problem #6

Aug 052003

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 80,214 miles
While traveling in inclement weather, the windshield wipers worked intermittently.

- Scott City, MO, USA

problem #5

Jun 202003

Tahoe

  • miles
While traveling on the highway windshield wipers go on and off intermittently. Dealership is aware of the problem.

- Senecaville, OH, USA

problem #4

Apr 262003

Tahoe 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 65,000 miles
The windshield wipers on my 1998 Tahoe sometimes stop working. This started about a month ago, at first they would at times hesitate. Last week during a heavy rain they stopped in mid cycle. I pulled to the side of the road and, as I slowed down they began to work. They did not stop again but they did hesitate 3 or 4 times over the next 15 minutes. I was told by local Chevrolet dealer that there was a recall on the 1997 Tahoe for failure of the windshield wiper module. My Tahoe was an early 98 production. Do I have a windshield wiper module that should have been recalled?

- Perryville, MD, USA

problem #3

Feb 042003

Tahoe 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 80,000 miles
Windshield wiper motor fails intermittently. My model year/VIN is not included in recall class.

- Stevenson Ranch, CA, USA

problem #2

Mar 192003

Tahoe 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
My windshield wipers only work maybe 50% of the time. There has been a recall by Chevrolet for the wiper motors, but I was informed that it did not include my vehicle. I would like to see all vehicles with defective wiper motors included.

- Athens, TN, USA

problem #1

Oct 072002

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 94,000 miles
While driving 60 mph in the rain the windshield wiper motor failed causing loss of visibility.

- Austin, TX, USA

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