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Chevrolet Avalanche Suspension Problems

251 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Chevrolet Avalanche. 27 of these members (10.8%) have reported suspension repairs for their car. A total of 37 suspension repairs to Chevrolet Avalanches--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Chevrolet Avalanche problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of Chevrolet Avalanche repairs by problem area

Chart based on 247 repairs.

Chevrolet Avalanche suspension repair cost distribution

Chart based on 33 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2008 Chevrolet Avalanche 4dr SUT

320-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

10000 mi   new vibration and low noise coming from right front, only after driving on the freeway for a while. Was told that the tech didn't hear anything that needed looked at. 
35000   knocking noise in right front wheel when turning. shop unable to duplicate. 

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2007 Chevrolet Avalanche 4dr SUT

320-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

41000 mi US $350 Air suspension sensor and compressor failed during normal operation. Necessary components were ordered and will be installed once they arrive at the dealership. 
42000   Parts for Air Ride Suspension were delivered to dealer and installed on truck for previous problem. 
25000 US $240 Leak in the rack in pinion steering. GM covered even though the warranty was past 36 months because of low miles. 

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2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 4dr SUT

295-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

135000 mi US $1300 Wheel Bearings, Brakes, Rotors 
33300 US $600 Noise coming from left front over bumps, tie rod end replaced.  
41000   Tie rod end rusted, other suspension problems as a result of the vehicle sitting outside too long without being driven 
44000   Wheel bearing worn/rusted. Was covered by after-market warranty. 

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2003 Chevrolet Avalanche 4dr SUT

285-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

88000 mi   Replace all shocks with better than mfg. Some of the original shocks had failed. 
96000 US $140 New front shocks. 

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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 4dr SUT

285-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

113000 mi US $348 Problem described to shop,loud frontend noise and wear on toe front passenger side tire. Cause,bad front passenger side wheel-bearing. Problem fixed with non-dealer part.The Driver side front wheel bearing was replaced at 5k under warranty. 

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2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 4dr SUT

285-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range

116000 mi US $350 replaced shocks. old shocks were completely worn out... no resistance left in them at all 
153140 C $201 Front wheel bearing 

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