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6.0

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
13,209 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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1996 Chevrolet Suburban exhaust system problems

exhaust system problem

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1996 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #7

Dec 182004

Suburban 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

1996 Chevrolet Suburban developed problems with the brakes, intake manifold, engine cooling, transmission, tires, fuel injectors, fuel consumption and wipers. Consumer stated that the dealer did not do anything but take the battery cable off to reset the computer and the brakes were never looked at.

- Milwaukee, WI, USA

problem #6

Oct 301998

Suburban

  • 35,963 miles
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

Aug 052003

(reported on)

Suburban

  • 56,502 miles
Consumer noticed a large puddle of anti-freeze under vehicle, leaking between intake manifold and exhulst.

- Bedford, NY, USA

problem #4

Jun 012000

Suburban

  • miles

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

Exhaust pipe broke in half.

- Alpha, IL, USA

problem #3

Jul 261999

Suburban 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Manifold pipe experinced stress crack causing excessive noise and fumes to enter passenger compartent of vehicle.

- Dover, MA, USA

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problem #2

Jul 281999

(reported on)

Suburban

  • miles
Transmission 3 problems with parts replaced, upper control arm became loose on 3rd visit parts replaced, rear doord binding, oil cooler adapter and oil pan loose, rear a coil replaced, water pump replaced, power steering pump replaced, cooling hose into manifold broke was replaced,

- Hickory Hills, IL, USA

problem #1

Mar 051999

Suburban

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Started engine and checked the coolant and there was seepage. Shook the adapter and it broke off and all coolant was lost. Consumer took vehicle to Goodyear, engine coolant connector and belt tensioner were replaced. Chevrolet area representative said it was a known problem.

- Deerfield Beach, FL, USA

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