really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
64,056 miles

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problem #5

Nov 162013

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • miles
My 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe was up on a ramp and I was checking the brake pedal on my truck. The column shifter was on P position and the keys were off the ignition. My lower body was outside of the vehicle and as I was checking inside the brake pedal the vehicle started rolling back on its own off the ramp. The driver door pulled down the pole from the back porch as it was backing up and shut back hitting my knee and injured it. I have a bruised left shoulder and back pain. My knee is badly swollen. I was able to limit the damage by pressing the brake pedal otherwise the door would have hit the second pole holding the back porch and it would have collapsed altogether. I incurred damage on my back porch; my vehicle. After that incident I found out that the atc fuse somehow blew when I was underneath: The 4WD indicator was not lit up at all, while it was set in 2hi the whole time. It had somehow switched to neutral on its own when the fuse blew. When I replaced the fuse the light went back to the 2hi position. The column shifter was on P the whole time even after it rolled. This incident is extremely serious and requires a recall because this problem could cause extensive injury or death in case this fuse fails in other circumstances. I would like to be contacted by GM to fix the issue and compensate for all the damages.

- Vallejo, CA, USA

problem #4

Jul 012012

Tahoe 4WD 8-cyl

  • 244,380 miles
My 2000 Tahoe caught a fire - it started cranking by itself w/O the keys in it and then flames started shooting out of the drivers side of the SUV and burnt that side of the dashboard and busted the windshield. I was able to put the fire out with 2 fire ext. And a water hose. I had to jerk the cables from the battery to get it to quit cranking. And if you connect them back it will start cranking again w/O the keys. I was not having any problems with it and I don't know how it could start by itself w/O keys or anyone in the SUV. I asked GM to assist me and they stated that the statute of repose in ky is eight years from the original purchase and they will not assist me. I could understand that but not something like this when a vehicle starts on its own and burns - please help me. Thanks

- Van Lear, KY, USA

problem #3

Jun 242009


  • 43,902 miles
Air bag light is activated. I have had my 2000 Tahoe ls in for service to correct this problem once already, but after about 2 months the light is back on. I felt I needed to file this report because of several articles I have read on this subject. I have read everything from air bags will not deploy, to air bags will deploy for no reason at all, both of which should be considered unacceptable and dangerous.

- Grandville, , MI, USA

problem #2

Feb 022004


  • miles
My sunroof leaks, my brakes do not work well, my rear windshield wiper went crazy, wouldn't stop, now is broken; my two back power window motors have stopped. I cannot roll one down, the other one was replaced while under warranty. My parking brake does not work. My 2000 Tahoe also leaks underneath the steering column somehow causing my driver's side floorboard to get soaked and there are pieces rusting underneath due to this. My car smells of mildew because of these leaks, my leather seats are ruined and the floor boards are ruined.

- Gaffney, SC, USA

problem #1

Feb 022002

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 32,000 miles
Dear sirs, I own a 2000 Chevy Tahoe, that I bought new. Ocacionally the engine ( 5.3 L), would stall without warning. Usually when braking but just before a complete stop.it always happened when the engine was at operating temp.I also noticed that the engine, at idle, would dip down to 200- 300 RPM's, with the A/C or defroster on, and the engine would stumble and shake the vehicle. If I tap the gas peddle a little, it produces the same results.I took the truck to harbor cheverlet, Michigan city on 2-25-02 for service after it had stalled on me 8-10 times since new, and they reprogrammed the PCM per tsb #00-07-30-006, and sent me on my way with 33092 miles on the truck. I returned to the dealer again on 4-12-02, same complaint. They said no problem found at this time. It is now 12-18-02 and in the last month it has stalled around 15-20 during idle conditions.there are no other problems with the engine other than at idle. I am taking it back to the dealer on satuday with 49000 miles on, and out of warranty to see what they say about fixing it. Do you have any information on the number of complaints for this vehicle and problem, and could you E-mail that to me? thank you.

- Westville, IN, USA