2006 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Chevrolet Suburban 1500

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2006 Chevrolet Suburban 1500
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530
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1,049
2006 Chevrolet Suburban 1500
$
95
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146
2006 Chevrolet Suburban 1500
$
506
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848
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275
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620
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150
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425

2006 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Problems

Stalling or Low Engine Idle Speed Due to Dirty Throttle Body

A dirty throttle body may cause a lower than normal idle and an engine stalling condition can develop. Performing a throttle body service will generally correct this concern.

Speedometer or Other Instrument Panel Gauge May Work Erratically

The speedometer or other instrument panel gauge may begin to work erratically at times. Our technicians tell us that the instrument cluster must be sent to a repair facility to correct this fault. The warranty has been extended on some of these units to 7 years or 70,000 miles.

Daytime Running Lights are Prone to Burning Out

The daytime running lights are prone to burning out. Our technicians tell us that the light sockets may show signs of heat damage but usually are OK. Always be sure to use the correct replacement bulb for the best life expectancy. The new bulb recommendation for 2000-2003 models is #4114K (trade number).

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2006 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Questions

SERVICE 4WD - INTERMITTENTLY DISPLAYED (1 answer)

I've seen the Service 4wd message come up occasionally. The truck won't go into 4wd while the message is displaying. The truck goes into 4wd fine afterwards. I've read a little an am encouraged that often the light shows up often from lack of use. I'm now engaging the 4wd more ...

Rear lift gate not locking (1 answer)

Could it be simple or should I go with the "replace back lift gate assembly? for my entire paycheck?

-I'm feeling that I'm being taken to the cleaners prematurely.

How can I know if its just the actuator or something simple?

Air Bag - Intermittent Service Airbag (2 answers)

This warning shows up 30% of the time while I am driving.
I'll pay attention to who's in the front seat. Just bought my dream truck and I'm fixing the 4 things that need to be done.

-Mac

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2006 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Recalls

Fuel May Leak from Fuel Rail

The retainer clip for the fuel rail pulse damper may fracture and allow the damper to come loose from the fuel rail. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire. Dealers will replace the engine fuel rail pulse damper free of charge. The recall began August 31, 2006. The GM recall number is 06080.

Tire and Loading Information Labels Are Innacurate

The tire and loading information label on the driver's side door frame may be inaccurate. A misprinted label could lead to overloading of the vehicle, which could possibly lead to tire failure and a crash. Owners will be provided with corrected labels and installation instructions. At customers' request, a dealer can install the label for them. The recall began March 31, 2006. The GM recall number is 05109.

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2006 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Reviews

'06 4X4 purchased new. Had tranny rebuilt in '09 at ~75K miles. Just had the front half shafts (drive shafts) replaced at 105K miles. Replaced 4X4 selector switch in '10. It just started putting the transfer case in neutral with 2Hi selected, workaround is to keep it in Auto...going to replace the switch again. Just replaced the plugs (2nd set) and plug wires to clear up an intermittant ra...

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