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10.0

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

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1998 Chevrolet Tahoe engine problems

engine problem

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1998 Chevrolet Tahoe Owner Comments

problem #2

May 262001

Tahoe 4WD

  • miles

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

Serpentine belt tensioner completely blew apart causing loss of belt. Loss of power steering and electrical charging. Belt wrapped around fan causing overheating of engine. Complete replacement of tensioner/pulley and belt necessary.

- Kennewick, WA, USA

problem #1

Oct 161999

Tahoe 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Serpentine belt tensioner pulley assembly failed, broke off while vehicle was coming to a stop, causing loss of brakes and power steering, which almost resulted in a crash.

- Willows, CA, USA

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