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10.0

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

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1998 Chevrolet Suburban electrical problems

electrical problem

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1998 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #3

Apr 282017

Suburban

  • miles

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

When it is raining water gets into the blower motor of the HVAC and short out the motor which can cause the defrost, heat, or air to stop working which is potentially a hazard. Water and electronics are not really friendly together. It has happened many times.

- Pleasant Hill, MO, USA

problem #2

Aug 122001

Suburban 4WD

  • miles
Battery leaked acid and caused electrical failure, alternator failure, wire short.

- Keller, TX, USA

problem #1

Jan 011998

Suburban 4WD

  • miles
Electrical system stays on after car is turned off.

- Greensboro, NC, USA

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