2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid

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2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid
$
85
to $
125
2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid
$
392
to $
1,345
2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid
$
184
to $
557
2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid
$
220
to $
845
2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid
$
162
to $
582

2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid Problems

Reduced Power and Check Engine Light

The throttle position sensor (TPS) on the Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid is notorious for failure which causes:

This issue is related to the throttle position sensor on the gasoline engine, and can be caused by faulty wiring to the TPS, bad connection at the TPS, or a failed TPS. Note, this does not affect the hybrid drive system.

To correct this issue, the wiring harness, connector, and throttle position sensor must be inspected, tested, and/or replaced. The most common cause is a faulty TPS.

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Replace spark plugs every 100,000 miles

The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.

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2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid Questions

Where is the alternator located took cowlings off not there where it should be (1 answer)

What is required to reset a TPS light on the dash (1 answer)

after replacing all Tire Pressure Sensors the Tahoe drove fine for a while. Then the dash TPS fault light illuminated and has not gone off. All the tire pressure sensors are providing a pressure readout that corresponds to a manual pressure reading. I think I only have to clear the fault. I d...

At low speeds the hybrid engine sometimes has a hiccup and dies? What to do? (2 answers)

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2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid Recalls

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.

Possible Under Hood Electrical Fire

The wiring to the washer system heater may overheat due to a failure in the heater module. This could cause other electrical features to malfunction, smoke to develop, and an electrical fire could result. Dealers will install a wire harness with an inline fuse to protect the washer heater module. This recall is expected to begin on September 12, 2008. The General Motors recall number is 08048.

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2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid Reviews

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based on 1 customer reviews
Very pleased with the Tahoe Hybrid. Have had it about 17 months and have had no problems. I have had one recall that did take longer than expected because the dealership was not real familiar with hybrids. I get about 20.6 mpg on mine. That is with a fair amount of high speed highway driving which pulls down the average a good deal. In town, I estimate close to the 22 mpg they report. Thi...

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