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CHEVROLET SUBURBAN - 2000 CHEVROLET SUBURBAN Problems & Complaints

 
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by General Motors LLC

There are 291 complaints filed for the 2000 CHEVROLET SUBURBAN

Below is a list of complaints & problems filed against the 2000 CHEVROLET SUBURBAN. These problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. If you like to file an official complaint for the 2000 CHEVROLET SUBURBAN, you can do so by calling the NHTSA Mon-Fri 8am to 8pm at 888-327-4236, TTY: 800-424-9153. You can also file your complaint online by clicking here. Your complaint will be added to the NHTSA complaints database after a thorough review. If a trend is discovered, an investigation will be opened by the ODI.

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

11/15/2011 - PELHAM, MA
BRAKE LINE BLEW. FRONT RIGHT. OTHER LINES LOOKED CORRODED. SUBSEQUENT LINE BLEW 11/13/11. THIS LINE WAS FROM MASTER CYLINDER AND RENDERED BRAKES UNUSABLE IMMEDIATELY.

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

11/13/2011 - MIDDLEBURG HTS. , OH
I WAS HAVING BODY WORK DONE ON MY ABOVE VEHICLE AND DISCOVERED THE BRAKES LINES WERE RUSTED. I HAD A GM MECHANIC LOOK AT THEM. HE INFORMED ME THEY WERE RUSTED AND SHOULD BE REPLACED. I HAVE ORDERED STAINLESS STEEL BRAKE LINES AND WILL HAVE THEM INSTALLED PRIOR TO USING THE VEHICLE AGAIN . CERTAIN PARTS OF MY FRAME IS ALSO RUSTED TO THE POINT OF PEELING.

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

12/16/2010 - MYSTIC, CT
TL CONTACT OWNS A 2000 CHEVROLET SUBURBAN. WHILE DRIVING APPROXIMATELY 10 MPH HE APPLIED THE BRAKES AND THE PEDAL DEPRESSED TO THE FLOOR. THE VEHICLE CONTINUED TO MOVE FORWARD MOMENTARILY BEFORE STOPPING. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER WHERE HE WAS TOLD THAT THE BRAKE LINES RUPTURED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE FAILURE AND CURRENT MILEAGES WERE 126,000. THE VIN WAS UNAVAILABLE.

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

12/11/2010 - MERRILLVILLE, IN
MY 2000 CHEVROLET SUBURBAN AT LOW SPEEDS (AROUND 10 MILES PER HOUR)THE ABS BRAKING SYSTEM WILL ENGAGE FOR NO REASON. THIS ACTION EXTENDS MY STOPPING DISTANCE AND ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS ALMOST CAUSES AN ACCIDENTS. I'M TOLD IT IS A PROBLEM WITH THE SPEED SENSORS ON THE FRONT WHEELS.

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

10/30/2010 - OSSEO, WI
HAVE HAD ISSUES WITH ANTI LOCK BRAKES ON 2000 CHEVY SUBURBAN. TWICE HAVE HAD IT IN FOR SERVICE FOR LOW SPEED ANTILOCK BRAKE FAILURE. 10/27/2010 BRAKES FAILED AT 50 MPH AND RESULTED IN CRASH. INVESTIGATION THUS FAR SHOWS NO FAULTS ON SYSTEM COMPUTER AND MECHANIC HAS BEEN UNABLE TO DUPLICATE INCIDENT. WEATHER AT TIME OF INCIDENT WAS LIGHT MIST AND ROAD WAS NOT SLIPPERY.

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

8/24/2010 - RANDOLPH, NJ
FROM THE DAY I PICKED UP THIS TRUCK NEW I COMPLAINED ABOUT THE RUSTY CHASSIS. I WAS TOLD IT WAS SURFACE RUST AND THAT IT WOULD NOT CAUSE ANY PROBLEMS. NOW THE CHASSIS IS RUSTED TO THE POINT THAT I DO NOT THINK THE TRUCK IS SAFE.

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

7/9/2010 - BEL AIR, MD
BRAKE PEDAL SUDDENLY AND RAPIDLY WENT TO THE FLOOR WITH LITTLE TO NO BRAKING EFFECTIVENESS. FRONT BRAKES RETAINED MINIMAL BRAKING WHILE REAR APPEARED TO HAVE NO BRAKING EFFECTIVENESS. WAS ABLE TO BRING VEHICLE TO STOP AND LOOKED UNDER VEHICLE AND OBSERVED BRAKE FLUID RUNNING ONTO THE GROUND FROM UNDER THE LEFT (DRIVER SIDE) REAR PASSENGER SEAT ALONG THE FRAME RAIL BY THE GAS TANK. UPON INVESTIGATION FOUND THE MAIN BRAKE LINE FROM THE ABS UNIT TO REAR AXLE HOSE CONNECTION WAS SEVERELY CORRODED AND BLOWN. THE REPAIR REQUIRED REPLACEMENT OF THE AFFECTED BRAKE LINE AND THE SYSTEM REQUIRED BLEEDING.

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC: FOUNDATION COMPONENTS: HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

4/9/2010 - CROZET, VA
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.

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

8/11/2008 - VANCOUVER, WA
TL CONTACT OWNS A 2000 CHEVROLET SUBURBAN. WHILE DRIVING APPROXIMATELY 15 MPH, THE VEHICLE BEGAN TO PULSATE WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL WAS DEPRESSED. PRIOR TO THE FAILURE, THE ABS WARNING LIGHT ILLUMINATED ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER, BUT THEY COULD NOT DETERMINE THE CAUSE OF THE FAILURE. ON A SEPARATE OCCASION, THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER FOR AN IDENTICAL FAILURE, BUT THERE WERE NO RESOLUTIONS. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 78,000 AND CURRENT MILEAGE WAS 85,000.

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

8/11/2008 - VANCOUVER, WA
TL CONTACT OWNS A 2000 CHEVROLET SUBURBAN. WHILE DRIVING APPROXIMATELY 15 MPH, THE ABS WARNING LIGHT ILLUMINATED WHEN THE CONTACT APPLIED PRESSURE TO THE BRAKE PEDAL. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER, BUT THEY WERE UNABLE TO DIAGNOSE THE CAUSE OF THE FAILURE. ON A SEPARATE OCCASION, THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER FOR AN IDENTICAL FAILURE, BUT THEY COULD NOT LOCATE THE CAUSE OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 78,000 AND CURRENT MILEAGE WAS 85,000.

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