1996 Chevrolet Tahoe Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Chevrolet Tahoe
- My Tahoe will randomly stall when stopping. I can drive it for awhile then it will do it. Once it stalls, it keeps doing it and Its very hard to get to restart. I've replaced the fuel pump, the inlinefilter throttle positioning sensor
- I have a 96 tahoe its starts idles but stalls when shifted into reverse
- I needed a ignition replacement but it still won't turn over why
- The low bean lights do not come on. Bulbs are good. The high beams work fine.
- Why is my heat not working?
1996 Chevrolet Tahoe Problems
The 4WD transfer case encoder motor position sensor or the selector switch may fail causing the service 4WD message to be displayed. Fault code(s) stored in the transfer case control module will be of assistance in determining the exact fault causing the message to be displayed.
The power door lock actuators may become slow to operate or stop working completely and require replacement.
1996 Chevrolet Tahoe Questions
I have replaced fuel pump, fuel filter, and throttle positioning sensor. It will set and run fine but the min you drop it in reverse it dies instintly. Even you try to give it gas. And only in reverse?
1996 Chevrolet Tahoe Recalls
1996 Chevrolet Tahoe Reviews
Two things to consider when purchasing a 1996 Chevy Tahoe is; 1) make sure you only purchase one with rear A/C. An issue I learned the hard way! 2) Mine is a late 1995, putting it in the 96 model year but it still uses the OBD1 data connector which you can't buy an inexpensive code reader to pull the DTC's from the computer. It also still has the early 5.7L V8, the later V8's have much more pow...
We bought a 1996 Tahoe from "Ferguson" in Colorado Springs. The vehicle was supposedly checked with their quality checks. 2 weeks later the Transmission went out. Took it back a to the dealer but since it was used and no warranty, they wanted 1500 to fix it. The trans fluid was totally burned. They charge 200 fee to check and clean but that's just pure profit. The check engine light has been o...
We bought this Tahoe brand new in 1996, we now have 299,000 miles on it. It still has the original motor, transmission and differential. No major mechanical problems. We do a lot of camping, so it has been towing a lot, only real complaint is the fuel pump, I'm on the 5th one. That 5.7l is a great motor, that's probably why they took it off the market. I now have a GMC Sierra with a 6.0l for to...