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4.4

definitely annoying
Typical Repair Cost:
$202.00
Average Mileage:
45,009 miles
Total Complaints:
5 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace actuator-encoder motor (2 reports)
  2. replace encoder sensor-actuator (1 reports)
  3. replaced 4 wheel drive sensor (1 reports)
  4. reprogrammed transfer case module (1 reports)
2004 Chevrolet Tahoe electrical problems

electrical problem

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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe Owner Comments

problem #5

Aug 252007

Tahoe Z71 5.3L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 33,500 miles

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

At 33.5k miles, the truck would randomly enter various 4WD modes when started (including 4 Low) or the 4WD system would not engage at all. The dealership replaced the dash switch the first visit, which seemed to help for about a month, then "Service 4WD" message reappeared. The next visit, the encoder motor was replaced and the problem has not reappeared yet (only 35k miles so far...).

- , Hamilton, OH, USA

problem #4

Nov 082007

(reported on)

Tahoe Z71 V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 44,448 miles

Third time this happened and I had to pay labor so I was getting a little ticked now!

- , Pryor, OK, USA

problem #3

Nov 082007

(reported on)

Tahoe Z71 V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 20,445 miles

This was the first time the service 4 wheel drive light came on. I was told by a person that worked there and also had a Tahoe that they had had problems with this but they hadn't recalled them. I wasn't sure at the time if it would be an ongoing problem or not.

- , Pryor, OK, USA

problem #2

Nov 082007

(reported on)

Tahoe Z71 V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 98,000 miles

GMC has admitted a problem with the 4 wheel drive but has not recalled them or covered the cost each time we take it in.

- , Pryor, OK, USA

problem #1

Nov 082007

(reported on)

Tahoe Z71 V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 28,651 miles

Second time this happened they were paying for it so I wasn't to concerned yet.

- , Pryor, OK, USA

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