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1996 Chevrolet Suburban brakes problems

brakes problem

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1996 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #3

Sep 301999

(reported on)


  • miles


While driving braking system malfunction due to the left caliper sticking. Needed to be replaced twice. Also, extended stopping distance.

- Mchenry, IL, USA

problem #2

Dec 161997

(reported on)


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Driving at 50 mph or less, the ABS brakes will grab and pull and lock up in wet conditions.this is an intermittent problem. Therefore, dealer cannot duplicate probelm. Dealer has replaced both calipers in the front. Consumer states vehicle pulls to the left while braking, problem can be helped by turning off ignition and restarting motor.

- Fredericksburg, TX, USA

problem #1

Aug 291996

Suburban 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brakes: When driving in wet weather and applying the brakes, foot is still on pedal, the brakes engange, disengage, and then engage again while foot is still on pedal. Brakes has been serviced at least six times, replacing calipers, disc, hoses and all parts of the brake system and the problem still exists. The problem occurs mostly in rainy and cold weather or just rain alone.

- Mechanicsville, VA, USA

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