hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
117,800 miles

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problem #5

Mar 122012

Suburban 4WD 8-cyl

  • 146,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Chevrolet Suburban. The contact stated a routine maintenance he was notified that the brake line was corroded. The techinician stated that the brake line needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the defect. The approximate failure mileage was 146,000. Updated 11/7/14 updated 7/27/2015

- Lafayette, TN, USA

problem #4

Jun 082012


  • 187,000 miles
Steel brake lines along rear differential corroded and failed resulting in loss of brake fluid and braking actions.

- Oakland, NJ, USA

problem #3

May 202011

Suburban 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 116,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Chevrolet Suburban. The contact stated while driving 25 mph and attempting to engage the brakes the pedal extended to the floor. He was forced to stop to the vehicle by placing applying the emergency brake and shifting into neutral gear. The vehicle was towed to a local mechanic who performed a diagnostic test that confirmed the failure was corroded brake lines. A local mechanic replaced the brake lines. The manufacturer was not contacted. The failure and current miles were 116,000. Updated 11/17/11 updated 01/03/12

- Mt Sinai, NY, USA

problem #2

Sep 152009


  • 140,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Chevrolet Suburban. The contact stated he noticed an unknown fluid leaking from underneath the vehicle. The dealer confirmed there was brake fluid leaking from the front driver and passengers side brake lines. The dealer advised the brake lines were leaking due to corrosion. The brake lines were replaced by the dealer and there were no additional failures. The contact believed the failure to be directly related to NHTSA action number PE10010 (service brakes, hydraulic: Power assist: Hydraulic: Hoses, lines/piping, and fittings). The failure mileage was 140,000.

- Crozet, VA, USA

problem #1

Sep 022001

Suburban 4WD

  • miles
Brake line failure that would have caused brake failure.

- Elizabeth, CO, USA