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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 #2

Sep 221997

Suburban 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Brakes: July 22, on freeway 66mph traffic stopping, applied brakes vehicle came to stop barely on some one's bumper. October 29, at mcdonald's pulled up to window, brakes didn't work, scraped side of wall with front grill guard. Stopped put in park, put parking brakes on, got home/called dealer. Took vehicle in, and they tested it and said rear drums were broken.

- San Francisco, CA, 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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