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10.0

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

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe engine problems

engine problem

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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe Owner Comments

problem #9

Jun 012001

Tahoe

  • miles

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

Vehicle using excess amounts of oil, dealer stated that the consumer needed to carry extra oil at all times.

- Sussex, WI, USA

problem #8

Oct 012000

Tahoe 4WD

  • miles
Engine failure-shims under bearings

- Kenner, LA, USA

problem #7

Apr 202000

Tahoe 4WD

  • miles
Engine stalled twice in 2 days. Prior to stall, the clock was inop and the radio went blank.

- Milton, FL, USA

problem #6

Aug 301999

Tahoe

  • miles

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

While traveling the rpms would drop to zero, causing the vehicle to stall without indications.

- Cudahy, WI, USA

problem #5

Jun 211996

Tahoe

  • miles
When driving at any speed vehicle stalled/ shut down without prior warning.

- Richfield, OH, USA

problem #4

Jun 211997

Tahoe

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When driving at any speed the vehicle stalled and shut down. Consumer had the tranmission repaired three times. But it did not solve the problem, and dealer can't determine the cause.

- Richfield, OH, USA

problem #3

Jan 211998

(reported on)

Tahoe

  • miles

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

Engine failure, cause unknown.

- Eureka, CA, USA

problem #2

Nov 011996

Tahoe

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Engine failed.

- Orange, CA, USA

problem #1

Mar 121998

Tahoe

  • miles
When consumer let off gas pedal during driving at 40 mph or more, the vehicle will slow down. Also when starting the vehicle it started at 1500 rmp. After sveral seconds the engine will die. Vehicle has been in/out of dealer shop on several occasions. On each occasion the problen reoccurred. Dealer notified.

- Fullerton, CA, USA

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