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10.0

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

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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe brakes problems

brakes problem

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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe Owner Comments

problem #8

Jul 121999

Tahoe 4WD

  • miles

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

Master cylinder and power booster failed. Nlm

- Aurora, CO, USA

problem #7

May 121999

Tahoe

  • miles
When driving at any speed and applying the brakes, they go straight to the floorboard, and there is a problem with the master cylinder and brake rotors.

- Hampton, NY, USA

problem #6

Dec 111998

Tahoe 4WD

  • miles
Brake pedal soft and spongy, master cylinder replaced (warranty repair). Same symptoms again with complete brake failure this time. Pedal goes right to the floor.

- Ludlow, MA, USA

problem #5

Jun 121997

Tahoe

  • miles

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

In reference 94V-038, the vehicle braking system malfunctions when applying the pedal to the floor, and causing extended stopping distance. Dealer replace master cylinder and valves. Dealer cannot determine problem.

- Layette, IN, USA

problem #4

Jun 121997

Tahoe 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving the vehicle noticed a leak in the master cylinder, and right after that the power brakes failed which left the driver with no brakes. Brake booster failed.

- Princeton, NJ, USA

problem #3

Jul 181997

(reported on)

Tahoe

  • miles
Master cylinder failed.

- Brookevill, MD, USA

problem #2

Nov 131996

Tahoe 4WD

  • miles
Master cylinder failed.

- Brookeville, MD, USA

problem #1

Sep 301996

Tahoe

  • miles
Poor ABS brake performance, during a panic stop situation, the pedal was soft, and the front brakes locked up. The pads, and master cylinder have been replaced at 12K.

- Brookeville, MD, USA

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