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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
49,729 miles

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2008 Chevrolet Tahoe miscellaneous problems

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2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Owner Comments (Page 1 of 3)

problem #43

Jan 152014

Tahoe

  • 170,000 miles

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

Dash cracking on and near airbag in dash, tried to repair once at a shop and still carcked.. other parts of dash is cracking.

- Henderson, NV, USA

problem #42

Oct 012016

Tahoe

  • 100,000 miles
The dashboard is starting to form cracks through out and around the passenger airbag.

- Oklahoma City, OK, USA

problem #41

Feb 252016

Tahoe

  • 0 miles
Dashboard cracks at the corner of the passenger air bag!

- Pacific Grove, CA, USA

problem #40

Oct 012014

Tahoe

  • miles

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

Takata recall dashboard cracking more and more... falling into pieces. Worried it may affect airbags or prevent airbags to work properly.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #39

Mar 012011

Tahoe

  • 0 miles
Is this car a total loss vehicle" carfax says it is, and it happened in 2011. There was a total loss reported by an insurance company"

- Fremont, CA, USA

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problem #38

Dec 202015

Tahoe

  • 99,000 miles
I have the same problem with the cracked dashboard as hundreds of other people and the more serious concern is that my brakes go out when I am stopping sometimes causing my car to jolt forward and it sometimes does the same with the gas when I am starting to drive, where it will stall and jolt forward. The dealership has "fixed" the problem two or three times replacing first the hybrid battery and then the regular battery. Neither truly fix it. A couple of days ago, I came within inches of hitting another car because my brakes went out again. I know it has something to do with being a hybrid because there are hundreds of others with the same vehicle who have had the same problem.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #37

Jul 122011

Tahoe

  • 58,000 miles

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

Dash is cracking everywhere...

- Deweyville, TX, USA

problem #36

Sep 152014

Tahoe

  • 45,000 miles
The front dash board is cracked, it happened in 2014, there was a crack across from top to bottom on the driver side, I did not contacted the company because it was out of warranty already but just a few months ago another crack appeared in the passenger side across from where the air bags deploy, this got me concerned for safety reasons, I started reading more and found out that this is a common issue with most Chevrolet trucks/SUV's. action needs to be taken from GMC to correct this issue and replace cracked dashboards.

- Chula Vista, CA, USA

problem #35

May 012009

Tahoe

  • miles
My 2008 Chevy Tahoe dash cracked near airbag and right on top of steering wheel

- Arlington, TX, USA

problem #34

Jul 012016

Tahoe

  • 70,000 miles
My dash has cracked above the gauge cluster and above the passenger airbag.

- Warren, AR, USA

problem #33

Jul 102016

Tahoe

  • miles

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

Dashboard has cracked adjacent to corner of passenger side airbag panel and along top of driver side instrument cluster panel. Cracks were noticed upon entering vehicle after it being parked in front of home overnight. The cracked dashboard is a safety concern in that shards of the plastic may break off during an accident and/or during deployment of the airbags, impaling the passengers.

- Boulder Creek, CA, USA

problem #32

Mar 032015

Tahoe

  • miles
Have two area on my, dash board where. Cracks are located, running from the steering to the passage side. Never use any cleaning products, just a damp towel.

- Mcdonough, GA, USA

problem #31

Jun 012010

Tahoe

  • 40,000 miles
My dashboard started cracking when my Tahoe had approximately 40,000 miles, went to the dealership in monterey park ca, and they did not want to do anything. At 60,000 miles another crack appeared and I sent an email to GM, they said it was not a safety issue, they offer to pay only part of the repair. Why pay to have it replaced if it is more than obvious that they made a big design error or perhaps materials used are super low quality. I know I'm not the only customer with this issue, and the cracks keep appearing and growing.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #30

Nov 162009

Tahoe

  • miles
My dashboard is cracking and it's a big problem in GMC vehicles and this has been reported by numerous people nationwide. This is a manufacturer problem and they should fix it. They say they are not responsible for it and that is not right. My vehicle started cracking like right after a year and that is ridiculous. The cracks are all over my dashboard.

- El Paso, TX, USA

problem #29

Mar 012014

Tahoe

  • miles
Dash has cracked to the point if the air bags came out it would be very harmful with all the plastic pieces flying everywhere! didn't get the recall notice. This needs to be fixed since it is the manufacturer using inferior materials.

- Deatsville, AL, USA

problem #28

May 062016

Tahoe

  • miles
2008 Chevrolet Tahoe. Noticed cracks on the dashboard towards the front passenger side near the air bag components and cracks on the driver side near the gauges. The approximate failure mileage was 113,500

- Lakewood, CA, USA

problem #27

Jan 012016

Tahoe

  • 180,000 miles
Mutable cracks in dashboard. This is a well know issue with 07 to 11 GM's. there was no abuse or reason for the cracks. The cracks are causing sharp edges and points that are directly in front of the driver and passenger. As well as exposing internal equipment that could lead to failure including air bags.

- Leesville, SC, USA

problem #26

Jan 012016

Tahoe

  • miles
A crack has developed on the dashboard behind the instrument cluster. The dashboard was completely replaced under warranty by the dealer (bryan Chevrolet, metairie, la) in 2010. This is a widely common problem with all GM trucks and SUV in this "class". this is a defect and should be considered for recall due to possible injury due in the event of a crash.

- Metairie, LA, USA

problem #25

Mar 242015

Tahoe

  • 78,000 miles
Dashboard is cracking around the airbag and on top of the odometer/ speed and is a safety issue if passenger side airbag goes off. Potential for it to shoot plastic shrapnel into cabin and it's occupants. I have children and I feel unsecured riding my truck.

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #24

Mar 182016

Tahoe

  • 99,000 miles
Dashboard cracked and may be unsafe.

- Mesa, AZ, USA

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