2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500

2008
Chevrolet
Suburban 1500
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2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500
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456
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883
2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500
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234
to $
368
2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500
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292
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1,015
2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500
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119
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180
2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500
$
971
to $
1,363

2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Problems

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.

Steering May Develop Clunk Noise From Upper Intermediate Steering Shaft

The steering may develop a clunk type noise from the upper intermediate steering shaft.  Our technicians tell us that you should check with you local GM dealer to find out what the latest repair is for this condition.

Inside/Outside Door Handles May Break

The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.

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2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Questions

Feel/hear clunk noise 1X or 2X when aggressively accelerating from 20mph-60mph (1 answer)

LTZ 4WD I don't hear the noise or feel any vibration if casually accelerating. When it occurs definitely feel it directly under driver's seat. I was thinking U joints but maybe CV joint or unfortunately front differential. Has 170000 Mileage on it. Any ideas to point me in right direc...

driver side door lock stopped working (1 answer)

fuses have been checked
arm rest unit has been checked

price of front and back brakes without a new drum (2 answers)

i was told i need new brakes in the front and the back. I was told that it would be less expensive because i didnt need something... i think they said i did not need a new drum.

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2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Recalls

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Possible Under Hood Electrical Fire

The heated washer module under the hood could overheat due to excessive current draw. Under certain conditions, this could result in an under hood fire. This previous recall attempt in 2008 to repair this concern did not have the expected success. Dealers will now permanently disable and remove the heated washer module to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin on June 20, 2010.

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2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Reviews

The car looks great. Many options. The engine is powerful. We've had electrical issues with it since the day we bought it. I've replaced the computer, all of the door locks. The cruise control hasn't worked in a year. I had to replace the alternator a year ago. One day the entire dashboard shut down, stayed off until I turned off and restarted the car. I've replaced both of the hub asse...
2008 Z71 been in shop 3 times since January 1. First time they said was bad gas. Second had to replace entire computer in truck. This Wed it died again. This time they say it is throttle problema dn they cannot find a part anywhere in country to fix it. Gonna be out a week or more. Please run like hell if you are thinking of buying on of these lemons!!!

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