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1.5

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
112,202 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 #4

May 182014

Tahoe

  • 143,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe. The contact stated while driving 35 mph and attempting to stop the vehicle by applying the brake pedal the brake line broke. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where the technician diagnosed there was erosion on the brake lines and they needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 143,000. The current mileage was 143,050.

- South Milwaukee, WI, USA

problem #3

Dec 152012

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 80,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe. The contact stated that while inspecting the vehicle, he noticed that the brake lines were corroded. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic for diagnosis. The mechanic stated that the brake lines would have to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 80,000. The consumer stated when he backed up and applied the brake pedal, it went to the floor. The consumer noticed fluid leaking from the driver side front of the vehicle.

- Rural Retreat, VA, USA

problem #2

Mar 212011

Tahoe

  • 140,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe. While driving approximately 50 mph the contact felt the brake pedal slightly drop. The contact parked the vehicle and later attempted to drive the vehicle when the brake pedal fell to floor again when he applied pressure to it in order change gears. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic. The vehicle was inspected by an independent mechanic who stated that the wheel cylinders and the brake line was corroded and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. There was an open investigation, NHTSA action number: Ea1100A (service brakes, hydraulic service brakes, hydraulic foundation hoses, lines/piping, and fittings). The approximate failure mileage was 140,000.

- Flatswood, TN, USA

problem #1

Dec 062009

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • 85,808 miles
The contact owns 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe. The contact was backing out of a parking space approximately 5 mph. The brake pedal traveled to the floor without resistance when pressure was applied, followed by no power response. Immediately, the gear shifter was placed into the "park" position and the vehicle stopped. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic for inspection. The failure was contributed to the brake line. The vehicle was repaired for the malfunction. The failure mileage was 85,808. Updated 02/1710 updated 02/19/10.

- Patchogue, NY, USA

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