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5.0

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
20,283 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe Owner Comments

problem #6

Apr 062008

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 69,100 miles

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

Experience tire failure of Firestone wilderness le on 2003 chev. Tahoe on 4/6/2008 when returning to memphis from atlanta. Was traveling at 70-75mph when entire tread separated from tire causing a violent explosion of tire. I struggled to maintain control of the vehicle and was able to pull to the side. The entire tread was gone from the tire. The remaining materials were nothing more than steel belting materials. There was extensive damage done to the wheel well lining, fender, rear door, fender and bumper as well as paint damage. These tires had 68,000 miles on them with approx. 1/4" of tread remaining. I examined these tires and verified 34 lbs of pressure prior to leaving memphis for atlanta. No object was struck in the roadway. This was simply a tread failure.

- Bartlett, TN, USA

problem #5

May 042006

Tahoe 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 37,000 miles
Tire failure - Firestone wilderness le 265/70R16 III M/S T/w 480 - traction a - temp B- tread separation causing blowout with damage to vehicle. No road hazard - tire inflation (35psi) (2003 Chevy Tahoe 4X) check 45 minutes before trip. Lost all tread. Bought 4 new tires and out $500 deductible. I have the tire.

- Sun City, AZ, USA

problem #4

Nov 032003

Tahoe 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 8,900 miles
Firestone wilderness tire on 2003 Chevy Tahoe. Right rear tire, tread peel off side walls. Side walls blew apart.

- Craig, CO, USA

problem #3

Apr 282003

(reported on)

Tahoe

  • miles

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

The right rear tire experienced tread separation.

- Artesia, NM, USA

problem #2

Mar 142003

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 2,700 miles
Tire failure. New vehicle with less than 3,000 miles. Front passenger side tire blew out. Tire was replaced by Firestone at no charge. Firestone personel maintain that driver ran over something and failure was caused by puncture. The size of the hole in the tread not consistent with that theory.

- Austin, TX, USA

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problem #1

Mar 102003

Tahoe

  • Automatic transmission
  • 4,000 miles
The right passenger tire experienced tread separation/blowout.

- Islip, NY, USA

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