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NHTSA Defect Investigations for the 1986 Chevrolet Suburban

The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 1986 Chevrolet Suburban, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: POOR BRAKING ON PANIC STOP

    NHTSA Defect Investigation #DP88003

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: October 23, 1987
    • Date Closed: February 20, 1988
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Service Brakes, Hydraulic

    Summary: Poor braking on panic stop

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