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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
4 / 0
Average Mileage:
51,169 miles

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2008 Chevrolet Tahoe seat belts / air bags problems

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2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Owner Comments (Page 1 of 3)

problem #42

Jan 062017

Tahoe

  • 140,000 miles

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

Side rail airbags deployed while I was driving on a city street without any impact.

- Detroit, MI, USA

problem #41

Dec 122016

Tahoe

  • 138,000 miles
Takata recall on my vehicle - why is taking so long to remedy this recall? I also have a few other issues I want to mention. I bought my Tahoe in July 2016, my dash is cracking on the driver's side and from what I've read, this is very common and GM is ignoring the issue. My vehicle also started taking off on its own, took extra pressure to stop & RPM would fluctuate sporadically. After contacting a dealer, I was told there was campaign to replace the throttle body sensor but it had expired while the previous owner had possession and was told I'd have to pay for the repair and would possibly have to replace the throttle body. After replacing the sensor, my vehicle's RPM still fluctuates upon stopping and idle is rough. Very upset Chevrolet customer now.

- Canton, GA, USA

problem #40

Jul 102016

Tahoe

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe. The contact received a recall notice for NHTSA campaign number: 16V381000 (air bags). The contact stated that the parts needed for the recall remedy were still not available. 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.

- Baltimore, MD, USA

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

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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

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
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

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

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
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

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