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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
36,700 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe Owner Comments

problem #4

Mar 132009


  • 72,300 miles


Recently purchased (3 days ago) a 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe and both my wife and I noticed erratic behavior from speedometer. After much research and another family member with the same problem on a 2004 Tahoe, we realized that this was a serious safety issue that an extreme amount of other people were having. The speedometer "sticks" at different points while accelerating or decelerating, I wish to get this issue resolved as soon as possible via recall. GM is well aware of this problem and it should issue a full recall on the instrument cluster to fix the problem. A simple "special situation" warranty is not good enough. GM must issue a recall on this very widely experienced problem. They also said that although my mileage was only 2000 miles over the "70,000" mile mark, they wouldn't fix it. This is a serious safety issue! the right thing! reference blogs and GM class action lawsuit at: and also at

- Mount Holly, NJ, USA

problem #3

Sep 102008


  • miles
Radio/ 6 disc system I can't load or unload my cd's it plays when it wants to.

- Sussex , NJ, USA

problem #2

Jun 062006

Tahoe 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 69,500 miles
Rear seat audio and temperature controls quit working.

- Banner, KY, USA

problem #1

Aug 202003

Tahoe 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 5,000 miles
4 wheel drive light came on and would not engage. The dealer told the consumer it was a software problem. The consumer thought the problem was resolved until a couple of weeks later when he attempted to place the vehicle in reverse and it did not engage. After trying a second time if engaged and the 4-wheel drive light illuminated again and the vehicle failed to go into 4-wheel drive. The consumer was finally told that the manufacturer did not have a fix for the malfunction of the 4-wheel drive. The vehicle had other problems such as a rattling noise coming from the glove compartment, the remote keyless entry was inoperative, there was a thumping sound coming from the drivers side when the consumer made a turn, the emblem fell off the back of the truck, the seat mechanism did not work and there was in the drivers side running board.

- Silverado, CA, USA

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