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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
61,500 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2006 Chevrolet Suburban brakes problems

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2006 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #2

Oct 012011


  • 50,000 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Suburban. The contact stated that while accelerating from a stop, the vehicle initially accelerated then halted. The "traction control active" message was displayed across the message board. The failure recurred on numerous occasions. The vehicle was taken to a dealer multiple times where it was diagnosed that the shock absorber and hubs needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired on multiple occasions; however, the failure persisted. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 50,000. The VIN was unavailable.

- Chicago, IL, USA

problem #1

Feb 152012

Suburban 8-cyl

  • 73,000 miles
Stability system indicator/traction active/traction control indicator come on when making left hand turn sometimes vehicle stalls when accelerator is pressed and "traction active" will illuminate on the dic. Dealer stated that it was a "wheel hub sensor". replaced left wheel hub assembly, still have same issue. In work on replacing right hand wheel hub assembly to see if this corrects issue, but by the look of some of the other responses it will not. Need a recall if this is happening, possible life threatening situation if car stalls when turning through oncoming traffic.

- Gulfport, MS, USA

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