really awful
Crashes / Fires:
8 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
124,602 miles

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problem #4

Jul 092012


  • 136,000 miles
The first complaint number 10465492; addresses the fact that my brake lines rusted out and the fluid leaked out leaving me with little brake power.. to add insult to injury after they replaced my brake lines I was told that they could not bleed them so I needed a new manifold. It cost $350 which brings the total from 813 to $1350. I'm so frustrated. Mechanics said that the current recall would not have solved the problem but I should call GM and see if they would reimburse some of the cost since the problem is prevalent in many 2002 Tahoe.

- Ansonia, CT, USA

problem #3

Jul 092012


  • 136,000 miles
I had a brake failure on my 2002 Tahoe after driving at hwy speeds then coming off the exit to stop; the, service brakes light came on. I then attempted to brake and the pedal went all the way to the floor making it very difficult to brake.., could have been catastrophic, and or deadly; I drove home 2 miles away, very slowly; I had very little brake control.(two infants in the car at the time) two out of four brake lines completely rusted with a hole; brake fluid leaked out quickly at time of incident..like hundreds, and thousands of other complaints of same exact problem. The brakes themselves are fine.,. to replace all four of my brake lines, it cost me $858($813 w/coupon). Recall id # 05V379000 - service brakes, hydraulic:antilock may address the problem if you get to it done before the lines completely fail. Applying rust inhibitor to your brake lines may also help. This could have been completely avoided since many have complained. The mechanic did not mention a recall when fixing the brake lines.

- Ansonia, CT, USA

problem #2

Jul 032012

Tahoe 8-cyl

  • 197,000 miles
The integrity of the brake lines gave causing the brake pedal to go all the way to the floor. This caused a severe negative impact on the trucks stopping ability. All front brake lines needed to be replaced including the calipers. Total $640.

- Eastport, NY, USA

problem #1

Jun 132012


  • 139,000 miles
I was driving along came to the traffic light no brakes when I push the peddle all the way to the floor then the truck stop when I had the brakes check the person said all my brake lines is rusted and the reason I have no brakes one has a leak I could have got kill or I could have kill someone this is a serious problem that needs to be fix I had no warning this thing was going to brake or rust out like that.

- Norwalk, CT, USA