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2009 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban Problems and Repair Histories

29 TrueDelta members own a 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban. 12 of these members (41.4%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 27 repairs to 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburbans--an average of 0.9 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Don't infer 2009 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 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban repairs by problem area

19% of the 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban repairs were to the engine, 7% to the transmission, 4% to the brakes, 4% to the suspension, 44% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 7% to the body and trim, and 15% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 27 repairs.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2009 Chevrolet Tahoe 4dr SUV

332-horsepower 6.0L V8 Hybrid 4-speed 2-mode automatic 4WD w/low range

Chevrolet Tahoe in Idaho, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2011 26000    
57000 100 OnStar intermittent. Plug was loose. 
71000  

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2009 Chevrolet Tahoe 4dr SUV

320-horsepower 5.3L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Chevrolet Tahoe in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 9000    
11000 0 Buzz from dash area when accellerating from a stop on a hill---high torque situation. 
 

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2009 Chevrolet Tahoe 4dr SUV

320-horsepower 5.3L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range

Chevrolet Tahoe in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2012 84000    
88000 5 Error code was shown on the DIC stating that the TPMS was bad. The word "suspension" came on on the DIC along with TPMS. Replaced a shock. Replaced daytime driving light. Took about an hour, a PITA. 
92000  
Chevrolet Tahoe in Iowa, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2013 76000    
77500 0 rear axle leaking 
81000  
Chevrolet Tahoe in Wisconsin, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2012 48000    
54000 0 Car had low engine power message. all warning lights flashed. Dealer replaced Throttle position sensor. 
58000  
Chevrolet Tahoe in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2010 19000    
65000 0 Driver power door lock actuator 
88000 0 Hesitation and throttle issues. Throttle body needed to be replaced. Fuel Pump and pressure sensor going bad causing additional issues with hesitation. fuel pump, and pressure sensor 
93000  

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2009 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

Chevrolet Tahoe in South Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2013 50000    
50700 150 For the second time in a year a window motor broke. 
51300 350 Rear hatch window will not shut 
52000  

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2009 Chevrolet Suburban 4dr SUV, ext.

310-horsepower 5.3L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Chevrolet Suburban in Arizona, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Driver door armrest/console buzzing, tech removed and reseated armrest/console. Had tech check transmission not down shifting properly when comeing to a stop. Engine stays reved up for a second or 2. 
34000 0 Driver side lumbar support bladder not working. Parts had to be ordered. 
43000 0 Passenger door power lock actuator was operating erratically. Actuator was replaced, door lock funtioning corectly. 

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2009 Chevrolet Suburban 4dr SUV, ext.

310-horsepower 5.3L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range

Chevrolet Suburban in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 36000    
38000 0 windows are loud when winding down 
41000 0 Fixed after 3 trips to the dealer. They replaced the seal around the window and re-greased inner workings good as new now. 
60000  
Chevrolet Suburban in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2010 20000    
22000 0 Cold air leak under glove box, has been in more than once and problem still exists. They have used silicon to seal the airbox under the dash and foam around an outside air intake but its still cold 
24400 0 worked on cold air again, the issue has been resolves to my satisfaction, they showed me exactly what was the issue and I believe they have fixed it, gm design issue 
29000 0 exhaust leak, clamp replaced 
32000 0 Drivers rear door lock actuator was bad, door not locking and unlocking automatically. Dealer replaced under warrenty.  Suburban was also rattling pretty bad under breaking. They reconditioned all four rotors, they paid under warranty which surprised me, but I also think that 30,000 is a bit soon for rotor issues on all 4 wheels. Same visit as door lock. 
42300 0 Drivers side view mirror was broken internally. GM replaced for free even out of warranty. 
43000  

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