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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
7 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
12 / 0
Average Mileage:
53,956 miles

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2007 Chevrolet Tahoe seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2007 Chevrolet Tahoe Owner Comments (Page 4 of 7)

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problem #64

Feb 122010

Tahoe

  • 34,721 miles

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

Dash cracked around the passenger airbag and numerous other places. Plastic pieces cracking and falling off where it used to be attached.

- Virginia Beach, VA, USA

problem #63

Mar 162014

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • miles
2007 Chevrolet Tahoe. Airbag deployment failure during an accident.

- Denham Springs, LA, USA

problem #62

Nov 252014

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • miles
About couple months ago we notice about an 8 inch long crack on the dashboard above the cluster driver side. And I first thought it had to be sun damage. So pretty bum about it. Then recently about a week ago watching the local news on tv. There was a similar issue about crack dashboards. And then checking on this website there's multiple very identical issues. So now in hope there's a recall coming soon. And also notice the inside door handles the chrome is coming apart leaving really sharp edges. So I notice there's similar complaints in regards to this door handles.

- Lathrop, CA, USA

problem #61

Nov 252014

Tahoe

  • miles

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

Dashboard cracked at left corner of airbag as well as cracking above the left side of the instrument panel. The crack over the airbag is what concerns me in that my airbag may not deploy correctly in the event of an accident or may cause significant harm from chards of plastic being sent at me...

- Jacksonville, FL, USA

problem #60

Sep 012014

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • 125,000 miles
The dashboard on the passenger side around the air bag has cracked significantly and the area on either side of the air bag cover are bowing up. It appears that where is a significant risk of the dashboard fragmenting if the air bag were to be deployed.

- Irmo, SC, USA

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problem #59

Apr 222014

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • 88,000 miles
My 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe has multiple cracks in the dashboard above the instrument panel and airbag. This is a very serious safety issue with pieces braking off if the airbags were to go off in a accident.

- Oxford, MS, USA

problem #58

Aug 012014

Tahoe

  • 145,000 miles

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

Noticed cracks in dashboard. 1. above instrument cluster approx.6 " vertical to driver, 2nd is at the upper left corner of passenger air bag. Safety concern is flying projectile (s) of dash plastic to driver and or passengers if air bag(s) are deployed.

- Lackawanna, NY, USA

problem #57

Oct 012014

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • 90,000 miles
I have two cracks in my dashboard. One is huge over the drivers side control cluster and the second, I believe, poses a big safety concern. The second crack is at the corner of the passenger airbag. I'm concerned that the airbag will not deploy with this defect and if it does the sharp edges/shards of the dash will either injure the passenger and/or others in the car, or rip the airbag making it useless. Airbags are a legal requirement. I have been on many forums and pages regarding the Chevy Tahoe and there are hundreds of people with this very same problem. I really believe GM/Chevy should order a recall. I also have a minor claim about the rubber on the steering wheel and the paint on the stereo/climate control buttons. All of which is peeling off. I have also see hundreds of writings about this problem. We have already had to replace the steering wheel and stereo/climate control. And the problem persisted on the new items. I paid way to much for the vehicle to be doing this. I also have no intentions of getting a new car; however, as they problem persist, especially the safety issues. I just may be forced to.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #56

Apr 042014

Tahoe 4WD 8-cyl

  • 80,000 miles
There are two cracks in my dashboard around the airbag areas. This should never happen! wondering if it will affect my airbags from working properly.

- Boise, ID, USA

problem #55

Sep 012014

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • 137,500 miles
Dashboard cracked at left corner of airbag as well as cracking above the left side of the instrument panel. The crack over the airbag concerns me in that my airbag may not deploy correctly in the event of an accident or may cause significant harm from chards of plastic.

- Irmo, SC, USA

problem #54

Jan 012014

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • 68,000 miles

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

Dash is cracked in 3 places as of today 9/30/14 and one place is next to the passenger side airbag.

- Lindale, TX, USA

problem #53

Apr 162013

Tahoe

  • miles
My dashboard cracked and I'm concerned about my airbags. I guess a lot of the Chevy Tahoe have had issues with the dashboard cracking.

- Bakersfield, CA, USA

problem #52

Apr 302014

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • 91,000 miles
Passenger side dash cracked adjacent to airbag, very concerned about integrity of airbag system and possible safety issue.

- Mesa, AZ, USA

problem #51

Aug 122012

Tahoe

  • miles
Dashboard is cracked on both driver and passenger side near airbags. My fear is that due to that the airbags wont function properly.

- Garland, TX, USA

problem #50

Sep 202010

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • 30,000 miles
My dash cracked, on it's own. I'm sure this has to effect my airbag functionality. I have a huge crack on my driver's side behind the steering wheel.

- Tracy, CA, USA

problem #49

Jul 022012

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • 80,000 miles
Dashboard cracks with sharp edges around airbag causing noisy airbag area vibration and separation form dashboard, it is scary thing to have when my wife or one of the kids in the vehicle with me.

- Houston , TX, USA

problem #48

Jul 162014

Tahoe

  • 84,000 miles
Dash around airbags is cracking and failing. It's a very common problem and GM refuses to rectify. Conceivably a piece of dash could break off during an airbag deployment.

- Florence, SC, USA

problem #47

Jun 112010

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • 75,000 miles
I have had the dash crack in 4 different places; two on the driver side on each side of the steering column and two other around the airbag. The two around the airbag have made it so that there is free piece of plastic that is not secured by anything. I am afraid that if the air bag was to deploy then this piece would cause great bodily harm to anyone in the vehicle. The manufacturer knows of this issue and is not offering to replace the dash without some sort of compensation.

- Mary Esther, FL, USA

problem #46

Jul 072014

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • 91,000 miles
Dash cracked where the passenger air bag is located. I fear that the air bags will puncture if deployed or the passenger will be injured due to dash pieces being projected at them.

- Allen, TX, USA

problem #45

Jun 012013

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • 115,000 miles
My vehicle have several severe cracks in the dashboard from poor quality materials. This defect is causing concern about the safety during a collision or airbag deployment from sharp plastic exposed due to the cracks in the dash cutting the airbag or shards of plastic becoming projectiles potentially causing injury to occupants.

- Ontario, CA, USA

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