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10.0

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

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1996 Chevrolet Suburban brakes problems

brakes problem

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1996 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #10

Jul 011998

Suburban

  • miles

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

Front brake pads and rear brake shoes worn out.

- Hampton, VA, USA

problem #9

Apr 192000

(reported on)

Suburban

  • miles
While traveling and when depressing the brakes vehicle would travel to the right. Dealer has been contacted, and stated brakes unevenly wore out. Please provide further informaton.

- Chino Hills, CA, USA

problem #8

Dec 141998

Suburban

  • miles
First set of front disc pads replaced on 1/20/98 (29362 miles on odometer). Grinding noise on braking noted in 12/98. Inspection on 12/14/98 by GMC dealer found need to replace front pads due to wear (40610 miles on odometer). Problem is excessive and rapid brake wear. We do not ride the brakes. Pads subsequent replaced by non-GMC dealership.

- Tulsa, OK, USA

problem #7

Apr 301998

(reported on)

Suburban 4WD Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Brake pads failed several times causing vehicle to pull while braking.

- Carrabelle, FL, USA

problem #6

Apr 231998

(reported on)

Suburban 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Premature brake pad wear, causing poor brake performance.

- Waldorf, MD, USA

problem #5

Dec 011997

Suburban 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brake pads failed.

- North Quincy, MA, USA

problem #4

Jun 301997

Suburban

  • miles

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

ABS brakes failed, causing vehicle to pulsate/vibrate upon brake application. Also, replaced worn out pads.

- Zolfo Springs, FL, USA

problem #3

Mar 131997

Suburban 4WD

  • miles
Front brake pad failure due to design problems.

- Austin, TX, USA

problem #2

Mar 141997

(reported on)

Suburban

  • miles
When applying the ABS brakes in any type of weather or speed, the brakes fail to stop the vehicle. Replaced brakes pads.

- Knightdale, NC, USA

problem #1

Jan 241997

Suburban

  • miles
Consumer noticed excessive brake wear on the front pads/rotors and rear drums due to excessive heat. Consumer has contacted the dealer.

- Miltitas, CA, USA

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