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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 drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe Owner Comments

problem #5

Jun 022000

Tahoe

  • miles

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

Part replaced: Air conditioner comperssor, orfice, tensioner, belt, switch, axle/differential, seal, shoe kit, gasket

- Little Rock, AR, USA

problem #4

Aug 101996

Tahoe 4WD

  • miles
Both axles have failed in this vehicle. Brake failure on first occurance. Rear axles have been repaired 5 times! Chevy acknowledges engineering defect but states that warranty covers manufacturing or materials defects only. Unsuspecting owners could experience brake failure due to axle fluid contamination of brake pads.

- Nashua, NH, USA

problem #3

Sep 221998

(reported on)

Tahoe

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Something within the drive axle is loose and ready to fall off.

- Waconia, MN, USA

problem #2

Jul 081997

Tahoe 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Right front differential axle collar out of alignment causing noise.

- Ukiah, CA, USA

problem #1

Sep 091996

Tahoe

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The location of the brake line has caused a hole to rub in the gas tank. ) while driving at high speeds the headlights go off and eventually they come back on after the switch cools off. (3)while driving the Tahoe a loud clunking comes from the middle or the rear of vehicle, which sounds as though the rear axle or driveshaft is loose and going to fall off. The dealer is aware of the problem. Dealer not able to correct the problems.

- Waconia, MN, USA

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