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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
35,090 miles

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2008 Chevrolet Tahoe accessories - exterior problems

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2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Owner Comments

problem #4

Apr 122012


  • 50,000 miles


The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe. The contact stated that the front driver and passenger side exterior door handles were fractured. In addition, the chrome peeled off of the front passenger side interior door handle. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer twice and the exterior door handle was replaced each time. The manufacturer was not notified of the defect. The VIN was unavailable. The approximate failure mileage was 50,000.

- Medford, NY, USA

problem #3

Jan 012009

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • 12,000 miles
1. door locks failed. Have been replaced multiple times. As a result, my 7 week old baby got locked in the car in 100 degree weather in August. It continues to be an issue and often I have to resort in climbing through the back tailgate. 2. stabilitrack and traction control lights flash. Sometimes after these lights flash, my vehicle will go into "reduced power mode" on its on which is very dangerous going 65 mph or pulling out from somewhere. wipers work when they want to...ever since the two recalls Chevrolet released, the work intermittently when they want to. 4. major electrical issues with these vehicles....I have replaced the battery four times and something continues to drain it.

- Lexington , SC, USA

problem #2

Jun 032011

Tahoe 4WD 8-cyl

  • 31,359 miles
2008 Chevrolet Tahoe. Consumer writes in regards to defective remote door locks the consumer stated the remote door lock for the front passenger door was replaced under warranty on 06/03/11. However, on 05/21/12, the remote door lock for the front driver's side had to be replaced. The dealer replaced the lock actuator/latch assembly.

- Sterling, VA, USA

problem #1

Jun 092010


  • 47,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe. The contact observed that all four exterior passenger door handles were stuck in position. The occupants were unable to enter or exit the vehicle. The contact had to activate the automatic windows in order to allow access to release the exterior door handle. The doors would not respond to the keyless remote. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where the technician advised that the failure was due to a defect in the door lock actuator. The vehicle was repaired. The failure mileage was 47,000.

- Crownsville, MD, USA

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