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1998 Chevrolet Suburban wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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1998 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #2

Oct 301999

Suburban 4WD

  • miles


Had not previously heard anything unusual. Have owned 2 other Suburban besides this one. I was leaving a parking lot, turning left onto the street when I heard a pop. I then heard some rattling and squeaking. I pulled over and could not see anything, so I drove it home...about 5 miles. Took off the lugs:nuts cover and 2 broken stems fell on the ground with the nut still on them and the rest of the lugs: Nuts were extremely loose. Had all the tires rotated at Firestone on 10-7-99 and the mileage was 42,720. None of the other wheels were affected.all lugs: Nuts were on tight except for this one wheel. Found out that Ford had a recall on all 1998 lugs: Nuts on Ford F150 pick ups...could this be related?

- Raleigh, NC, USA

problem #1

Sep 011999

Suburban 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle veers to left / right, counter clockwise from the way its swings. This happens at 55 to 60 mph. Dealer has been contacted. Vehicle has had continued component replacements in the suspension and steering due to defect. Also power steering sensor was replaced/nuts:bolts that hold tire together sheared off, causing tire to fall off.

- Springfield, IL, USA

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