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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
24,667 miles

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2001 Chevrolet Suburban drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2001 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #3

Mar 222006

Suburban 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 71,000 miles


Leaking front differential seals on a 2001 Chevrolet Suburban, 1500, 4WD.

- Rockville, MD, USA

problem #2

Apr 092001

Suburban 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 3,000 miles
Oil consumption, steering column, side door panels, rear-end, seats cracking, front popping noise, steers to right constantly. This has been an ongoing thing since we bought the vehicle new in 2001. We have complained to the consumer reporting Agency here in N.C. and also talked to the dealer and manufacture on numerous occasions. Dealer said they have had several vehicles with oil consumption that they have traded because of it and they just kept telling us it is within manufacture limits. They have tried to fix the oil problem but with no success. Also the steering has been broken down twice because of its problem. The door panels are still not fixed after 2 tries. The rear-end has been worked on 2 times because of differential fluid, the steering wheel still scrubs when turning to the right and the driver's seat is starting to crack. The consumer people in raleigh will not help us after we filled the complaint, they wrote us and told us to hire a lawyer and the manufacture only offered us a $1000 owner/loyalty certificate towards a new vehicle. What is our next step without hiring an attorney?

- Fairview, NC, USA

problem #1

Aug 222001

(reported on)

Suburban 4WD

  • miles
Crunching & vibration from differential, I think. The problem has not been resolved by two separate dealers. They can't seem to replicate? any info. Would be appreciated.

- Waynesville, NC, USA

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