really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
54,500 miles

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problem #6

Aug 162016

Tahoe Hybrid

  • 100,000 miles
I reported this several times to Chevrolet I was not happy with their research. I am having issues with the brakes in my car. Sometimes while braking the brakes will automatically disengage and you feel like you are being thrown forward. I took this to several checy dealerships while my car was under warranty and they could never find the issue. I am still having the same problem and since my warranty expired they told me, I would have to pay for the diag. I feel that since I did report this while it was under warranty I should not have to pay for more diag. I initially thought it was just an issue with my car, until a neighbor with the same car asked if I experienced the same issues my Chevy cares case numbers : 8-3910246376, 8-3833510222 and  8-2355993034

- New Haven, CT, USA

problem #5

Dec 292017

Tahoe Hybrid

  • 100,000 miles
My 2009 hybrid Tahoe accelerates uncontrollably on occasion. The issue arrises commonly in stop-and-go traffic when the hybrid system starts/stops the gasoline engine regularly. I notice in many circumstances when switching gas/electric modes the vehicle lurches forward. The feeling is the same as letting out the clutch quickly on a vehicle with a manual transmission. I have done as much research as I can and it appears the problem points to issues with the transmission fluid pump(s) and/or control modules. When the system operates on the gas engine, the hybrid Tahoe's transmission relies on an engine driven hydraulic fluid pump. When the system switches to electric mode, an auxiliary transmission fluid pump turns on, driven by an independent electric motor. The lurch I described results from what I believe to be a failing pump or control module, or a combination of the both which engages gears when it shouldn't. this lurch is rather dangerous as I have had to jump on the brakes many times to avoid rear ending other drivers. I have spoken with several individuals who own, drive or have driven these gmt900 series hybrids (2008-2013 Chevy Tahoe/Silverado hybrids, GMC Yukon hybrids, Cadillac escalade hybrids) all individuals have described the dreaded lurch. Some say replacing the electric auxiliary transmission fluid pump solves the problem, others still have lurching issues. One individual who drives a Cadillac escalade hybrid claimed to have actually rear ended someone due to the uncontrollable lurch. As for my personal car, the lurch occurs in stop and go traffic and occurs at least once a week, sometimes more. Thankfully I have not been involved in an accident yet, however I feel one may be imminent. Here is a link to a Tahoe/Yukon owners form where I have shared some of my findings: Https://www.tahoeyukonforum.com/threads/hybrid-transmission.104102/

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #4

Apr 252017

Tahoe Hybrid

  • 87,000 miles
I have had to replace now the dash twice because of severe cracking. Numerous complaints have been reported.

- Poway, CA, USA

problem #3

Jul 312017

Tahoe Hybrid

  • miles
All 4 door lock actuators went bad after a simple search online this seems to be an issue across the board with 2008-2010 Chevy Tahoe and Suburban. And a very expensive repair. This is very unusual for all 4 locks to go at the same time.

- Fairfield, CT, USA

problem #2

Aug 012016

Tahoe Hybrid

  • miles
My dashboard developed a crack above the glove compartment approximately 9 months ago. An even bigger second crack developed above the steering wheel. My vehicle is garage kept and well taken care of. I fear these cracks may impact the electronics for the airbag.

- Saint Inigoes, MD, USA

problem #1

Jul 302012

Tahoe Hybrid

  • 40,000 miles
My dashboard began to crack around 40,000 miles on my passenger side airbag. Within a year another crack developed on the other side of the passenger side airbag. Then at approx 85,000 miles I had a huge crack develop and spread on my dash right behind my steering wheel. This crack has begun to get bigger. I have contacted my dealership and GM.

- Columbia, SC, USA