2001 Chevrolet Tahoe Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe
2001 Chevrolet Tahoe Problems
One or more heater & AC (HVAC) air delivery and/or temperature mode door actuator may fail. This can result in incorrect air delivery or temperature. If this occurs, fault code(s) stored in the HVAC control module should be available to assist with diagnoses.
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.
2001 Chevrolet Tahoe Questions
Turning on key, dash was dead, no gauges. Attempt to start, nothing. Third attempt, dash came alive and engine started. Voltage/amp meter now reads halfway between 9 and 14 (in past was on 14). Since then car starts with brief "grinding" noise after immediately starting. Also on one...
I've got a 2001 Tahoe we bought used. The ABS and traction control light came on in unison. We took it to our garage that works on our vehicles and they put a computer on it. No error message came up, this was done twice. I removed the battery cables for five minutes and then put them back on...
Recharged with can of A/C Pro, still only hot air!! Pump seems to be working due to compressor getting super cold!!!
2001 Chevrolet Tahoe Recalls
The courtesy lamps on affected running boards may overheat when exposed to moisture and road salt. Overheating may cause the lamps and boards to melt or start a fire. Dealers will replace the wiring harness for these running boards.
Two potential pinch points exist on the second row seats when the head restraints are folded rearward and the seat back is folded down. If a person were to insert their finger(s) into the pinch point, it could trap and pinch the finger(s) causing injury. Dealers will install protective covers over the pinch points. The recall began November 22, 2002.
2001 Chevrolet Tahoe Reviews
every time i let my tahoe sit over night or about 12 hours the battery is dead there is a slow drain we have changed the battery twice and i cant found where the problem is. but after we jump start it it starts and runs good . just cant figure it out
I purchased a 5.3 L 2 WD LT model with approx 12k miles...it now has 416,000 with orginal drive train. water pump, power sterring and alternator are the only replacements beyond normal maintenence. replaced the original spark plugs at 285, 000 miles and it did not make much difference! I don't even believe it out of a GM vehicle, but glad this one was mine
2001 Z71, bought it new, have 165,000 miles, love it best vehicle I've owned. Only one problem eats alternators, can't figure out why. Sometimes boils the battery too which causes acid to leak which eats the windshield washer pumps located below battery and those are not cheap. Battery wrapped in plastic so that problem fixed but alternators keep failing. Wish I could figure out why. Otherw...