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1.8

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
89,500 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.

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.

2003 Chevrolet Tahoe brakes problems

brakes problem

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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe Owner Comments

problem #2

Dec 122009

Tahoe 4WD 8-cyl

  • 88,000 miles

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

This is a complaint about the ABS. I have had them cleaned, which worked a short time, but now everytime I apply the brakes the ABS tries to take over, lengthening my stopping distance. I do not feel safe using these brakes and would like to know how to disconnect them. These sensors may work fine in a controlled environment, but out in the real world of snow and salt, the life span is too short.

- Central Square, NY, USA

problem #1

Sep 252009

Tahoe

  • 91,000 miles
I own a 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71 and recently experienced some problems with the ABS. When slowing down, below 10mph, the ABS kicks in randomly. This happens on clean, dry pavement. This is a frightening thing to happen to someone, especially someone who is driving around two small children. I did some online research and noticed this seems to be a common problem. I also noticed there was a recall for older vehicles that this was happening to and I wonder why the recall doesn't pertain to 2003 and newer vehicles. I would appreciate someone looking into this further and make some type of resolution to the problem. I do see a bulletin posted by Chevrolet so apparently this is a common and dangerous occurrence.

- Stephentown, NY, USA

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