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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
8 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
14 / 3
Average Mileage:
80,500 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.

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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe Owner Comments

problem #10

Jan 182014

Tahoe

  • 120,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe. While driving at 45 mph, another vehicle failed to yield and the contact crashed into the driver side of that vehicle. The air bags failed to deploy. The contact did not sustain any injuries. A police report was filed. The vehicle was towed to an auto body repair center for body repairs, but was not diagnosed for the air bag failure. Three years later, while driving 25 mph, the contact crashed into an animal and then into a guardrail. The air bags failed to deploy. The contact sustained back injuries that required medical attention. A police report was filed. The vehicle was towed to an auto body repair center, but was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 120,000. The VIN was unavailable.

- Douglasville, GA, USA

problem #9

Oct 162015

Tahoe

  • 220,000 miles
The vehicle airbags failed to deploy in accident were it received severe front end damage.

- Red Oak, TX, USA

problem #8

Jul 042007

Tahoe

  • 62,000 miles
A vehicle pulled in front of us and our vehicle T boned that vehicle. None of are air bags deployed. We were injured. That person's insurance company contacted us the day after the accident and questioned why the air bags did not come out? we wanted to know why also.

- Port Richey, FL, USA

problem #7

Dec 252007

Tahoe

  • 120,000 miles

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

Involved in incident where 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe lost control at approximately 60 mph and flipped end-over-end multiple times totaling vehicle. Both driver and single passenger injured requiring ambulance Transport to er. Airbags did not deploy.

- Jackson, GA, USA

problem #6

Feb 162013

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • 117,000 miles
My son and I was in an accident Saturday February 16. My right front tire went off the road and I tried to correct it when my back right tire went off the road and I tried to correct and went to the left when my left back tire dug into the earth and caused my truck to flip over. When the truck flipped over my son was ejected from the vehicle and he was wearing his seat belt but the belt came undone. Also in the rollover no side air bags deployed when if they did it might have kept him in the vehicle. Beware is all I can say.

- Greenville, IN, USA

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problem #5

Jan 102011

Tahoe

  • miles
TL- the contact owns a 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe. The contact stated the vehicle has no side airbag. The contact looked through the glove compartment and found the air bag was not there. The contact spoke with the dealership were the vehicle was purchased and was told the vehicle had never been in an accident. The failure mileage was unknown and the current mileage was 80,000.rl

- Hawthorne, CA, USA

problem #4

Mar 282008

Tahoe 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 128,000 miles

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

Airbags failed to deploy in head-on crash.

- Bainbridge Island, WA, USA

problem #3

Aug 032003

Tahoe

  • 38,000 miles
While driving 40 mph driver hit the brakes suddenly and vehicle hit the curb and rolled twice. Upon impact, airbags did not deploy. People were ejected from the vehicle. As a result, they died.

- Tyler, TX, USA

problem #2

Oct 232002

Tahoe

  • miles
Driver front and side air bags as well as passenger front and side air bags failed to deploy in my 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe when my vehicle hit black ice on I-70 in Kansas and was struck by an 18 wheel truck. Truck hit at second passenger door on right side, spun our vehicle, ripped off the front grill, badly dented the front bumper and totalled the vehicle. No air bags deployed and both driver and passenger received chest, head and facial injuries.

- Beverly Hills, CA, USA

problem #1

Aug 012002

Tahoe

  • miles
The third row seatbelt will not retract at all the top of the seatbelt will get stuck. Please furnish additional information. Dealer is aware of the problem.

- Aurora, CO, USA

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