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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
22,500 miles

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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe steering problems

steering problem

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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe Owner Comments

problem #2

Mar 012003

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 27,000 miles


2001 Tahoe, excessive play in the steering. This has not caused an accident, yet. The steering was beginning to get noticably loose around 25,000 miles. We now have 50,000 mi on the vehicle and the play is getting worse. The wheels will catch in any imperfections in the road and jerk the vehicle that direction requiring the driver to oversteer to correct. We have had the vehicle into the Chevrolet dealership 4 times in the past 2 years to try to correct the problem. They say there is nothing loose. I suspect that it is in the steering box itself and Chevrolet is unwilling to admit this problem. This is a very dangerous problem and must be fixed. Any support would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Steve acker

- Higley, AZ, USA

problem #1

Oct 152001

Tahoe 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 18,000 miles
Clunking under hood that can be felt in steering wheel. The steering gear is defective and needs to be replaced.

- Fayetteville, AR, USA

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