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1998 Chevrolet Suburban suspension problems

suspension problem

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1998 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #5

Sep 012000


  • miles


When turning to right vehicle will make a sharper turn, like steering wheel is being jerked in that direction. Took vehicle to dealer, and they changed steering sensor. Consumer felt that this was very dangerous, car could tip over.

- Robinson, IL, USA

problem #4

Feb 161998


  • miles
The vehicle has been experiencing several suspension related problems, the side shock absorber split causing a rattle, the dealer replaced the bolts on both the driver and passenger sides, consumer complained of steering wheel pulling to the right, the dealer found that the vehicle was out of alignment and after the alignment was completed, the problem still existed, the dealer later found a left front inner tie rod nut loose, however the vehicle still pulled to the right so a tire rotation was done, also, the coil spring insulators were missing causing a clunking noise when turning, it was later found that the insulators were improperly installed, the vehicle continues to pull to the right after all the repairs and the dealer can not find a remedy for the problem.

- East Northport, NY, USA

problem #3

Sep 201999


  • miles
Vehicle would wander at any speed. Appointment has been made for dealer inspection. Do NHTSA have any other information on this problem.

- Memphis, TN, USA

problem #2

Sep 171999


  • miles
Consumer bought a boa., but when he puts it on truck it makes the truck vibrate. Also, when not carrying the boat it vibrates if vehicle is traveling at a higher speed.

- Baxter, MN, USA

problem #1

May 051999


  • miles
EA99-011, when traveling 50-70 mph consumer felt a shimmy within the steering column, also, when making a left hand turn vehicle jerked and pulled to the left. Consumer has yet to contact dealer.

- Turlock, CA, USA

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