Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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Print this page Notes: It's roomy, but very poor gas mileage for its class.

The EPA estimates 14MPG around town, but you'd be lucky to break double digits if you like A/C or have any hills in your town.


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
20,250 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2012 Chevrolet Tahoe brakes problems

brakes problem

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2012 Chevrolet Tahoe Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 012016


  • miles


Two issues: 1. dashboard cracked at airbag on passenger side and on drivers side. Airbag deployment appears unsafe due to cracking. 2. in hot and humid weather to, the traction and stability systems become inoperable and the message system requests that maintenance be performed. This message can come up a few minutes after driving or can come on right after starting the vehicle.

- Wilson, NC, USA

problem #1

Apr 122014


  • 40,500 miles
The electronic traction control and stability control lights showing they had been turned off came on, and the message display said service the same. Took to dealership and they checked for errors and reset computer. It has kept going in and out of operation sporadically for the past several months. Really no explanation. Have tried to find similarities in the situations when it is a problem. The incidents seem random. I have noticed that when I hit bump or dip in a road, it has become inoperative on several occasions. But it doesn't happen with every bump or dip. It also occurs without hitting a bump or dip.

- Wilson, NC, USA

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