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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1996 Chevrolet Suburban accessories - exterior problems

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1996 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #5

Jul 092001

(reported on)

Suburban

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Consumer states platform hitch was inspected by dot personnel and found cracks, consumer uses vehicle to pull a 2ooo 34 foot airstream.

- Pharr, TX, USA

problem #4

Jun 052001

(reported on)

Suburban

  • miles
While pulling trailer at low speed and turning right the metal on the hitch tore on the drivers side causing the trailer hitch to go under the car and nearly puncture the fuel tank, the hitch was install by the manufacturer and did not break at bolt attachment or weld. Nlm

- Edmonds, WA, USA

problem #3

Jun 212001

(reported on)

Suburban

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Trailer hitch platform weld joint failure due to stress on the hitch, causing cracking hitch flanges, at stress points. The metal fatigue (cracks) have reduced the hitch towing capacity by 50 percent. Where in continous use of the hitch can cause complete failure, resulting in serious injury to passengers.

- Westchester, OH, USA

problem #2

Aug 022000

(reported on)

Suburban

  • miles
The hitch receiver experienced weld problems which caused cracks in the metal attachment plate.

- Longwood, FL, USA

problem #1

Jan 081997

(reported on)

Suburban

  • miles
While driving, the trailer hitch bolts came loose, causing the trailer to detach from the vehicle.

- Shorewood, MN, USA

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