2003 Chevrolet Tahoe Repair and Maintenance
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe ProblemsPower Door Lock Actuators May Fail
The power door lock actuators may become slow to operate or stop working completely and require replacement.
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.
2003 Chevrolet Tahoe Questionshow to replace a 2003 Tahoe Door Lock Actuator (1 answer)
is it difficult to replace the back two door and tailgate power lock actuators? all the door will lock but when I go to unlock them only the two front doors will unlock, then it seems that all of a sudden the back doors and tailgate will unlock. this is a intermitting problem.
When turn heat or air on and check engine light is on
2003 Chevrolet Tahoe RecallsRear Seat Belt for Smaller Passengers May Not Fit Correctly
The second row center seat belt routing may make it difficult to position correctly on smaller passengers. If the seat belt rides up to fit around the abdomen, the risk of internal injury is increased in a crash. Dealers will cut the guide loop, remove a portion of the loop, and the remaining sides should be folded over and secured with a retainer. The recall began July 21, 2005. The GM recall number is 05037.
The hydro-boost housing relief valve bore may be out of specification. The seal may fracture as a result, which may reduce braking assist and slightly increase the steering effort while braking. Under certain conditions, more braking effort will be required to stop the vehicle. Dealers will replace the hydro-boost relief valve. The recall began June 18, 2004. The GM recall number is 04004.
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.