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7.7

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
5,994 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.

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1996 Chevrolet Suburban AC / heater problems

AC / heater problem

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1996 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #6

Oct 301998

Suburban

  • 35,963 miles

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

Latent defects and the GMC Suburban. The consumer has experienced several problems with vehicle. The front output shaft seals had to be replaced, the intake manifold gasket had to be replaced, and the ac heater knob had to be replaced. When the dealer was notified they fail to fix problems and he consumer had to pay at there own expense. Please respond promptly in helping to resolve matter.

- San Clemente, CA, USA

problem #5

Jun 162001

Suburban 4WD

  • miles
1) major coolant leak from intake/cyl head gasket (left rear of motor) (2) engine trouble light indicates tc 1870 code problem in transmission valve body (3)windshield wipers work intermitently safety hazard (4) A/C dash lights cycle on and off when A/C button is pushed on but fan motor is shut off. All problems are "common" per dealership service writer

- San Jose, CA, USA

problem #4

Mar 052001

Suburban 4WD

  • miles
Rear air-conditioner lines have leaked at the rear evaporator.

- State College, PA, USA

problem #3

Jul 271999

Suburban

  • miles

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

Major failures at 2 years A/C, batt, alternator, fuel pump & differential,

- Bellaire, TX, USA

problem #2

Oct 071997

Suburban 4WD Diesel

  • miles
We have had numerous problems with this vehicle which are too numerous to list here on your questionnaire. Chevrolet customer service has not been of any service or help to us. We have obtained an attorney and we were advised to contact your service and try to obtain information. If you can be of any help, please contact me. Thank you.

- Sandia, TX, USA

problem #1

Jun 011996

Suburban

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Rear air conditioner failed twice.

- Yucaipa, CA, USA

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