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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
73,977 miles

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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe lights problems

lights problem

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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 052008

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 147,954 miles


The contact's mother owns a 1996 Chevrolet Tahoe. The windshield wipers were not operating normally. They were repaired in 2001. Recall 03V159000 component: Visibility:windshield wiper/washer is related to the failure. The dealer confirmed that the VIN is not related to the recall. The dealer also wrote on the invoice that the windshield wipers are working temporarily and can fail at anytime. The corporate office of GM was also notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 147956 and current mileage was 148114. Updated 01/08/09 the consumer stated the problems started when the vehicle would not start. It was determined the problem was the fuel pump. The headlights were not coming on. The consumer requested that the headlight switch be looked at. The vehicle began to shake and stall and white smoke emitted from the muffler. The check engine light also illuminated. Updated 01/09/09.

- Jacksonville, FL, USA

problem #1

Sep 091996


  • 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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