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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
47,800 miles

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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe brakes problems

brakes problem

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2002 Chevrolet Tahoe Owner Comments

problem #5

Nov 232009

Tahoe 4WD 8-cyl

  • miles


2002 Chevrolet Tahoe. Consumer writes in regards to vehicle brake line corrosion. The consumer lost braking without warning. He was able to avoid a serious accident. The vehicle was towed to the dealer and upon inspection, it was found that one of the rear brake lines had ruptured due to brake line corrosion, which caused a loss of brake fluid. In addition, the front brake lines exhibited the same problem.

- East Hanover, NJ, USA

problem #4

Sep 112013

Tahoe 4WD 8-cyl

  • 134,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe. The contact stated that while driving 30 mph, he applied the brake and the pedal abnormally traveled to the floorboard. The vehicle failed to decelerate and there was an extreme increase in stopping time. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic and the contact was informed that one of the brake lines suffered from severe corrosion and would need to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The failure and current mileage was 134,000...updated 10-22-13

- Miller Place, NY, USA

problem #3

Apr 132011

Tahoe 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 69,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe K1500. While driving approximately 15 mph, the contact stated that the vehicle continued to accelerate while depressing the brakes. She was able to engage the emergency brake and shifted the vehicle into park. The vehicle was towed to the dealer and the contact was informed that the brake line was rusted and corroded. The dealer recommended that she replace the brake lines. The contact did not inform the manufacturer of the failure nor was the vehicle repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 69,000. Updated 06/21/11 updated 06/24/11

- Allendale, NJ, USA

problem #2

Oct 022009

Tahoe 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 36,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe. The vehicle was purchased brand new in 2001. While attempting to stop at a traffic light and engaging the brake pedal, the pedal extended to the floor without warning. The vehicle failed to stop; however, after applying extreme pressure to the brake pedal, he was able to stop the vehicle. An independent mechanic stated the brake line had failed and needed to be replaced. The contact is responsible for paying $600 to replace the brake line. The failure and current mileages were 36,000. Updated 10/29/09. The consumer stated to replaced all the brake lines will cost$ 2,500. Updated 10/29/09.

- Patchogue, NY, USA

problem #1

Mar 062008

(reported on)


  • miles
2002 Chevrolet Tahoe broken brake line. Consumer states that the dealer stated the brake line broke due to rust. Consumer was also told it broke due to hydraulic pressure. Vehicle was at dealer the day before with not problems.

- West Monroe, NY, USA

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