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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe steering problems

steering problem

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1996 Chevrolet Tahoe Owner Comments

problem #5

Dec 201999

Tahoe 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


Sudden loss of power steering occurred when the shaft rotating the pump became loose.

- Cupertino, CA, USA

problem #4

Jan 102000

Tahoe 4WD

  • miles
Took vehicle in for 4-wd problem, and when vehicle was picked up it had no power steering. Dealer calims failure was due to cold weather starts. Power steering units should not fail with only 44000 miles. Could have caused serious accident if it had failed while on the road. Dealer charged $350 to repair and dismissed concern that this should not happen.

- Menasha, WI, USA

problem #3

Nov 161999


  • miles
No summary listed for above vehicle.

- Kalamazoo, MI, USA

problem #2

Feb 061997

Tahoe 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Power steering noisy and locks up when turning, loses fluid, causing loss of control.

- Staten Island, NY, USA

problem #1

Apr 251997

(reported on)

Tahoe 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Power steering failed.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

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