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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
5 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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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe engine problems

engine problem

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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 012003

Tahoe 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 5 miles


I have a 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe. Once the vehicle sets overnight or a period of six hours or longer the following problem occurs: I go to back out of my driveway in reverse the vehicle engine will die. Note that my drive way is on an incline. This cannot be recreated if the dealership attaches a tech tool to the vehicle. This problem can be recreated without fail with nothing attached. I have also had one occurrence that after I started the vehicle back, which it will always start back, I was attempting to pull out on a major road when the vehicle appeared to try and stall out. Luckily the vehicle picked back up and responded normally just a second before I was nearly struck broadside by a semi-truck. The date below is approximately when the problem started.

- Bristol, VA, USA

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