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Chevrolet Avalanche repairs by problem area

Chart based on 287 repairs.

Chevrolet Avalanche suspension repair cost distribution

Chart based on 39 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 mi 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 mi Parts for Air Ride Suspension were delivered to dealer and installed on truck for previous problem. 
25000 mi

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 
170700 mi

US $300
Replace drivers side front wheel bearing 
33300 mi

US $600
Noise coming from left front over bumps, tie rod end replaced.  
41000 mi

US $800
Tie rod end rusted, other suspension problems as a result of the vehicle sitting outside too long without being driven 
44000 mi 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 mi

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 mi

C $201
Front wheel bearing 

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Chevrolet Avalanche Suspension Problems

277 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Chevrolet Avalanche. 30 of these members (10.8%) have reported suspension repairs for their car. A total of 42 suspension repairs to Chevrolet Avalanches--an average of 0.2 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.