10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
60,610 miles

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problem #73

Apr 132019

Tahoe

  • 200,000 miles
Dash panel is cracked in two separate places

- East Bernard, TX, USA

problem #72

Oct 202017

Tahoe

  • miles
Dash board above steering wheel well to wind shield and passenger side air bag panel is cracking and continues to grow in both directions. Vehicle was purchased this way and others of this year have the same issues.

- Litchfield Park, AZ, USA

problem #71

Feb 012013

Tahoe

  • miles
Like everyone else I have spoken to with 2007-2013 year model Chevrolet vehicles my dashboard is cracked because of a design flaw. I am worried that my passenger side air bag will not work correctly because of the crack. I have contacted GM for help but they offer nothing. The crack has gotten worse over the years and is now really bad. GM is pitiful

- Lakeland, LA, USA

problem #70

May 102011

Tahoe

  • miles
Dashboard cracked in more than one place

- Huntersville, NC, USA

problem #69

Nov 012018

Tahoe

  • 143,000 miles
Dash has cracked in two places. Above instrument cluster and at the passenger airbag

- Franklin, TN, USA

problem #68

Jun 072018

Tahoe

  • 126,158 miles
In regards of my 2009 Chevy Tahoe ltz this vechicle has had some issues in the few months of ownership. When ever the car is parked an you exit the SUV to lock it it does not lock you hear the clicking sound like its locked but when you try to open the door that should be locked it opens right up an the alarm goes off an to mention the door handles are chipping away an the plastic cuts almost every person that opens my doors that are not careful. An ive had to patch almost 5 places on my coolant an A/C lines that are aluminum very cheaply made.

- Whitesville, WV, USA

problem #67

Oct 012017

Tahoe

  • 103,000 miles
Very large crack across the dash while not driving

- Williamsville, MO, USA

problem #66

Jul 232018

Tahoe

  • 165,000 miles
Takata recall-the car was in motion when I noticed the dash cracked. It's cracked in three different sections, I noticed the same issue on other Tahoe's and Yukon.

- Delhi, CA, USA

problem #65

Apr 022018

Tahoe

  • miles
Dash has cracked on passenger airbag and driver side. Plastic has sharp edges where cracking when cleaning.

- Waterloo, IA, USA

problem #64

Mar 122018

Tahoe

  • 150,000 miles
20759945 fuel pump flow control module has a bad seal and gets water inside it just like the others that have been recalled on many GM vehicles including most other 2009 Chevy Tahoe's. this is terribly dangerous and I almost wrecked due to my vehicle not running right after driving through a puddle on interstate.

- Iowa City, IA, USA

problem #63

Feb 282018

Tahoe

  • miles
The dash around the airbag is cracked. Tahoe had 45K on it when it started to crack.

- Elk Grove, CA, USA

problem #62

Feb 132018

Tahoe

  • 94,000 miles
The chrome on the inside door handles for both drive and passenger side is peeling and is very sharp. My 12 year old recently cut his finger open attempting to open the door. Online research indicates that this is a known issue with these vehicles

- Northborough, MA, USA

problem #61

Feb 162012

Tahoe

  • 37,000 miles
Dash board cracks severely above steering column and by air bag on passenger side

- Sealy, TX, USA

problem #60

Dec 012017

Tahoe

  • miles
I have bought 4 door lock actuators and all keep failing there needs to be a recall. If there is a fire or an emergency I have kids and something may happen.

- Burleson, TX, USA

problem #59

Dec 012017

Tahoe

  • 170,000 miles
Cracked dash. The dash has cracked at the passenger side airbag. If airbag deployed, the dash would probably turn to shrapnel.

- Spring Hill, TN, USA

problem #58

Jul 012016

Tahoe

  • miles
I still have not been able to get my airbag replace. They say they do not have an airbag yet. I have been trying since July 2016. Plus my dash cracked near the airbag.

- Richmond, TX, USA

problem #57

Aug 012017

Tahoe

  • 73,223 miles
Like all other Chevrolet, the dash has cracked on the passenger side by the airbag. 73223 miles. Unsure when exactly it happened

- Mount Vernon, IL, USA

problem #56

Jul 202017

Tahoe

  • 135,154 miles
Cracked and broken dashboard. Broken near passenger side air bag. If in an accident the dashboard could shatter sending sharp edged hard plastic into occupants possibly propelled by deployed airbags.

- Crosby, TX, USA

problem #55

May 102014

Tahoe

  • miles
My dashboard has large cracks extending from the driver's side to the passenger side airbag. I have fears the dashboard will break apart and strike me or a passenger if the airbags deploy.

- Elba, AL, USA

problem #54

Jul 152017

Tahoe

  • 162,000 miles
Dashboard is cracked in numerous places. Vehicle was stationary.

- Coldwater, MS, USA

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