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1997 Chevrolet Tahoe accessories - exterior problems

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1997 Chevrolet Tahoe Owner Comments

problem #1

May 151998

Tahoe 4WD

  • miles


The steering develops play and feels loose after the vehicle warms up. The steering problem is especially noticeable at 30 mph, but the steering is also feels loose at higher speeds. The vehicle was at the dealer, wilton motors 6 times for the steering problem. Another dealer also had it 1 time for this problem. The problem is not resolved. The trailer hitch receiver bent during normal trailer towing. The trailer being towed is 5475 lbs. Dry. The vehicle is rated to tow 6500lbs. The hitch receiver has a rating of 1000 tongue wt. And 10,000 lbs. Trailer wt. For an equalized hitch. This receiver is bent or twisted up, causing the ball mount and ball to rise approximately 1 inch. The receiver was installed on the new vehicle as part of the trailer towing package. The trailer or the Tahoe may have a design flaw that causes this problem.

- Danbury, CT, USA

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