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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
4 / 0
Average Mileage:
47,977 miles

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2008 Chevrolet Tahoe seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Owner Comments (Page 1 of 2)

problem #39

Dec 152016

Tahoe

  • 108,000 miles

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

Driver side dashboard cracked above steering column by front windshield. Vehicle was stationary overnight. Came out in morning to find huge crack in dash.

- Burke, VA, USA

problem #38

Dec 102014

Tahoe

  • 75,000 miles
Cracking dashboard. This has happened over time and cannot be attributed to the speed, direction, or orientation of the vehicle. I feel this can be a safety issue inhibiting the safe deployment of the airbags.

- Wolfe City, TX, USA

problem #37

Dec 142016

Tahoe

  • miles
Takata air bag recall GM recall 49151 received first letter on safety recall July 2016 called local dealer john roley service, levelland, tx. On 7/29/16 was told should receive second letter. Nothing! called again 10/14/16. When parts arrive to dealer, someday may be fixed? today is 12/14/16, and still nothing.

- Levelland, TX, USA

problem #36

Oct 312016

Tahoe

  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V381000 (air bags). The part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Jakcsonville, FL, USA

problem #35

Oct 242016

Tahoe 4WD 8-cyl

  • miles
Multiple dash cracks around steering column and more concernedly around passenger air bag. This is separate from the airbag recall that currently exists. The dash being cracked around this particular point would cause vinyl shrapnel to be sent throughout the cabin of the vehicle presenting a serious safety hazard. This is the only place on the vehicle these cracks are happening even though much of the interior is finished with this same type of vinyl.

- Lemoore, CA, USA

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problem #34

Oct 242016

Tahoe

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V381000 (air bags); however, the part for the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The contact had not experienced a failure. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- San Diego, CA, USA

problem #33

Jul 132016

Tahoe

  • miles

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

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe. The contact received a recall notice for NHTSA campaign number: 16V383000 (air bags). The contact stated that the parts needed for the recall remedy were still not available and the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Yonkers, NY, USA

problem #32

Oct 222016

Tahoe

  • miles
Dash cracking around passenger airbag

- Clayton, NC, USA

problem #31

Sep 012016

Tahoe

  • miles
Takata recall air bag light is

- Chicago Ridge, IL, USA

problem #30

Jul 182016

Tahoe

  • miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign number: 16V381000 (air bags) and stated that the part needed was unavailable to perform the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Ashboro, NC, USA

problem #29

Jul 012015

Tahoe

  • 60,000 miles

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

The dashboard on my Chevy Tahoe is cracking. It began with one very small crack and now it has spread to the airbag compartment. The cracks have become so bad that the airbag compartment on the passenger side has begun to protrude above the surface of the dashboard.

- Fort Worth, TX, USA

problem #28

May 272016

Tahoe

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V383000 (air bags). The dealer indicated that the remedy and parts were not available for months. The contact received the first interim notice months ago. The manufacturer was unable to determine when the remedy and parts would be supplied to the dealer. The contact was unable to determine when the vehicle would be repaired. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Sadieville, KY, USA

problem #27

May 272016

Tahoe

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V381000 (air bags). The part to do the repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Prosper, TX, USA

problem #26

Aug 022016

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V381000 (air bags); however, the parts to do the repair were unavailable. The manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available. Updated 11/07/16 updated 12/13/16.

- Tracy City, TN, USA

problem #25

Feb 082016

Tahoe

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe. The contact stated that the air bag warning indicator illuminated. The vehicle was not diagnosed nor repaired. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V061000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Rockford, IL, USA

problem #24

Jul 012016

Tahoe

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

- Warren, AR, USA

problem #23

Jul 012016

Tahoe

  • miles
My airbag light continue to stay on the dealership said I needed to replace seatbelts switch and airbag switch costs $550 2hours labor I'd really want to know where can I have this resolved within my budget and not be taken just for the dollar bill and or the booking. I know it's just the connector regardless $550 bit redundant

- Temple Hills, MD, USA

problem #22

Jan 112016

Tahoe

  • 55,000 miles
There is a crack in the dash that extends from the passenger side airbag area. I am concerned with the fact that if the airbag were to deploy it could propel plastic material into the cabin and at the passengers.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #21

Apr 072016

Tahoe

  • 115,000 miles
A crack appeared recently on the dashboard starting at the corner of the passenger airbag. I just hope a friend or family member is not killed if I ever were to get in an accident. I see there have been quite a few complaints regarding this. Why has GM ignored it and not started an investigation?

- Waleska, GA, USA

problem #20

Jan 062016

Tahoe

  • 133,800 miles
Hello, there is a crack in my dashboard of my 2008 Chevy Tahoe that may very much affect the deployment of my airbag. I really and truly feel that if an accident should occur they air bag will not function properly. I just purchased from BMW in macon on 1/6/2016 and I have an expended warranty.

- Bonaire, GA, USA

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