2003 Chevrolet Tahoe Repair and Maintenance
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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe ProblemsFront/Rear Differential May Develop Noise Due to Worn Bearings
The front or rear differential may develop an abnormal noise due to worn bearings or another internal fault. Our technicians tell us that a complete overhaul of the affected differential is commonly necessary to correct this condition.
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 rear window defogger may stop working due to a wire terminal broken off of the rear glass. Our technicians tell us that terminal can be reattached using a special glue or silver solder.
2003 Chevrolet Tahoe Questions2003 Tahoe LT will not start on at times. By changing the driver options (1 answer)
(driver one to driver two, etc ) or changing security features. the vehicle will start. Will replacing main computer fix the problem? If so, approximate cost? Happens about once every six months or so.
Why did service man at repair shop say I have a leak that would cost that much? He said seal in service port?
As I am turning the key I hear a clicking sound and the truck doesn't crank up. I have to keep turning the key for at least 5 or 6 times before it crank.
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.