2012 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban 2012

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2012 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban repairs by problem area

Engine (13%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (13%)

Suspension and Steering (13%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (40%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (13%)

Other (7%)

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2012 Chevrolet Tahoe / Suburban repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (7%)

$500 - $999 (14%)

$100 - $499 (43%)

< $100 (36%)

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Chart based on 14 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2012 Chevrolet Tahoe 4dr SUV

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

Chevrolet Tahoe in Texas, United States
Aug 2017 - Dec 2017
Sep 2017

72000 mi

US $365
Drivers door handle stopped working, outside and inside. 
Chevrolet Tahoe in Florida, United States
Aug 2016 - Jun 2018
Sep 2016

47000 mi
Dashboard trim had a crack and dealer tried to fix it by glueing together. This action caused the plastic to stretch, thus creating a crack at a critical junction on dashboard. Autonation Chevy General sales manager agreed to replace. 
Dec 2016

51000 mi

US $248
battery started leaking at the positive lug and corroded the positive battery cable. 
May 2018

70000 mi

US $1000
passenger side rear view mirror would not close or extend. Decided not to fix because would cost $1,200 to replace and install. looking for recycled one. 

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2012 Chevrolet Tahoe 4dr SUV

320-horsepower 5.3L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD

Chevrolet Tahoe in Ohio, United States
Feb 2017 - Jun 2018
Dec 2017

114000 mi

US $150
Worn stabilizer bar replaced. 
Jun 2018

121000 mi

US $500
Drivers seat switch broke. Dealer didn’t have part in stock so had to wait a day. 
Chevrolet Tahoe in Arizona, United States
Sep 2017 - Jun 2018
Nov 2017

80000 mi

US $500
Lower ball joints were loose and had to be replaced. Decided to also level front end and had alignment. Replaced shocks as part of this. 

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2012 Chevrolet Suburban 4dr SUV, ext.

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

Chevrolet Suburban in Texas, United States
Mar 2016 - Sep 2018
Mar 2017

67070 mi

US $223
Replaced Battery Replaced Negative Battery Cable due to an Electrical Short. 
Jul 2017

67712 mi

US $430
Stabilitrak and Traction lights came on Replaced Steering wheel position sensor 
Sep 2018

71000 mi

US $323
ABS light on, replaced LR speed sensor 

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2012 Chevrolet Suburban 4dr SUV, ext.

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

Chevrolet Suburban in South Dakota, United States
- Aug 2012
Aug 2012

16300 mi
Put in a new fuel module This time they put in a New Fuel Sensor 
Chevrolet Suburban in Utah, United States
Jul 2016 - Jun 2019
Sep 2016

32000 mi

US $350
Underbody was showing rust pitting like it had been run through an acid bath. Applied rust prevention coat and underbody coating to replace what was missing. Suspect that the previous owner used the Suburban in a harsh environment. 
May 2018

55000 mi

US $35
Replaced seat switch which controls seat placement. 

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