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Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban Brake Problems

674 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban. 60 of these members (8.9%) have reported brake repairs for their car. A total of 85 brake repairs to Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburbans--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 Tahoe / Suburban problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban repairs by problem area

Chart based on 978 repairs.

Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban brake repair cost distribution

Chart based on 76 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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2007 Chevrolet Suburban 4dr SUV, ext.

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

27000 mi   Front brakes squeaking at low speeds. Dealer claims they could not replicate problem. Front brakes were squeaking at low speed. Dealer replaced pads with new spec part. 

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2004 Chevrolet Tahoe 4dr SUV

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

130000 mi   small fuild leak in brake line - at power booster 

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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe 4dr SUV

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

77000 mi US $100 Brake pedal creaking - lubricated. 
89000   parking brake assembly rusted away, pads not covered! 
142000   ABS SENSORS ON BOTH FRONTS WENT BAD 
154500   brake line flush 
96000 US $200 Rear brakes squeaking. When removed to check wear (were replaced less than a year ago), noticed the rotors were extremely worn and rusted. Replaced rear rotors and brake pads. 
110000   Friend who is a mechanic for my town, pulled off front left wheel after I heard a rattling and slight grinding when making a right turn. Rotor and pad were completely worn. Also needed to replace wheel bearing. 
190000   ABS light and warning sounds would be actived, along with grinding, when I would hit a bump (of any size) on the right side. Also triggered when damp. Right hub assembly was replaced. Left is also starting to go now. Both were original. 

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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

61000 mi US $800 Rear brakes. 

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2003 Chevrolet Suburban 4dr SUV, ext.

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

78000 mi US $2200 Front and rear pads and rotors replaced. 
93000 US $65 Check brake booster warning light came on. Service tech said there was no problem and reset the computer system. 

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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban 4-door

8-cylinder automatic AWD

111000 mi US $1800 ABS light kept coming on, no physical problems noted. Problem was Electrical Control Module. Replaced and running fine. 

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1999 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

100000 mi US $26 Steering position sensor, bought on ebay $26, took the steering column apart, fixed in the driveway in under 40minutes. You would turn the wheel 20 degrees off center, it would "snap" to the right, kind of like if you hit a patch of ice, no resistance. 

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