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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban Engine Problems and Repair Histories

58 TrueDelta members own a 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban. 13 of these members (22.4%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 27 engine repairs to 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburbans--an average of 0.5 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

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Don't infer 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban repairs by problem area

34% of the 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban repairs were to the engine, 6% to the transmission, 13% to the brakes, 19% to the suspension, 23% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 4% to the body and trim, and 3% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 80 repairs.

2001 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban engine repair cost distribution

Of the 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban engine repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 50% cost between $100 and $499, 32% between $500 and $999, and 18% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 22 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2001 Chevrolet Tahoe 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Tahoe in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2011 148000    
149000 640 Squeaking serpentine belt led to discovery of failing water pump bearing. 
 
Chevrolet Tahoe in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 127000    
128000 750 Fuel pump failed - original pump 
142000 460 Replaced truck radiator due to very small leak, replacement with OEM radiator of original 10year old radiator. 
143000 400 Replaced oil pressure sending unit - false low oil pressure reading 
155000 1200 Replaced intake manifold 
159000 30 Coolant leak into oil system. Repaired by owner with Barr's Leak product. Leak stopped and oil was changed by owner. No further loss of coolant in 2000 miles and oil pressure has returned to normal range. 
 
Chevrolet Tahoe in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 146000    
166000 160 oil leak. dipstick gasket leak 
174000  

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2001 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 4WD

Chevrolet Tahoe in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2010 155000    
156300 1400 Replaced gaskets at the rear of engine block, rear main seal, right valve cover gasket. to repair oil leaks. This is the only problem I've had with this vehicle - oil leaks. It appears to be fixed - Ive spent $2,800.00 repairing leaks 
161000 150 Heat shield on the exhaust system 
170700 700 Radiator Replacement 
183000  
Chevrolet Tahoe in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2010 109000    
120700 380 Leaking water pump, replaced pump, antifreeze and belt. 
136000  

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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 4dr SUV, ext.

285-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Chevrolet Suburban in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 125000    
147000 950 Fuel pump wore out and needed to be replaced.  
155000  

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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 4dr SUV, ext.

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

Chevrolet Suburban in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2010 101000    
103000 900 Replaced Fuel Pump for the 2nd time in 100K 
106000 200 Emission sensor bad causing check engine light 
122300 500 replaced leaking intake manifold gaskets for check engine light 
155000  
Chevrolet Suburban in South Dakota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2010 69000    
78000 250 Hard to start & prolonged cranking. Replaced fuel filter & fuel pump. I did the work and it starts fine now. 
92000 300 Service engine soon light comes on after filling up w/ gas & there is an odor of fuel outside the vehicle, but no leaks. Fuel vent overflow canister replaced. 
 

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2000.5 Chevrolet Tahoe 4dr SUV

285-horsepower 5.3L V8 4-speed automatic RWD

Chevrolet Tahoe in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2010 108000    
108000 1238 fuel pump died...replaced pump, gas filter 
 

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2000.5 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

Chevrolet Tahoe in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2010 119000    
120000 850 Continuing overheating after repeated repairs 
132000 350 Replacement of cracked radiator 
145000 350 Persistent coolant leak within the engine 
207300 200 Replaced cam timing sensor and crank sensor 
209000  

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