2004 Chevrolet Tahoe Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe

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.

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 anti-lock brake system (ABS) front wheel speed sensors are prone to failure. When a sensor fails, the ABS warning light may illuminate and/or the ABS system may activate erratically.

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Switch changed due to "4wd service needed" warning on IP and because car would, without warning change to 4hi and low. Switched changed today with a Dorman 901-072 and seemed to work okay until I tried car in 4hi and the car won't let me turn left or right (like the tires are fighti...

When I turn the ignition on and don't start ithe truck the ses Uight comes on and stays on. When I start the truck the ses light comes in and shuts off like its supposed to do. I unplugged the maf sensor and drove it like that. The ECU registers the code in its memory and it can be read u...

So i kept driving for the day it was cold and the next day the engine light was off so i just kept driving my truck a couple months past it got cold again the engine light came on again but this time not only my engine light came on my temperature gauge went up the roof so i checked the coolant l...

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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.

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Have not had any problems with this truck!!! It's been awesome. I have over 120,000 miles on it, still factory brakes!!! Changing the fuilds and new tires are the only thing that has been done. I love this truck!!! Drives like new!!!

I have had a sterring issue with this vehicle since 15K--it is a design defect according to the service person. They repaired it twice..now in for a third time, they are saying they never saw the vehicle--how convenient! Fortunately the corporate has a record of the visit! Champion Chevy in Austin Texas are criminals...don't trust them!!

I purchased a few months ago used from a dealer I found it on internet. Was the salesmans's sister inlaws Tahoe. Great deal, I stole it I think. Took it to my mechanic and looked it over and he said. Can you fine me one WOW it's nice. Only thing I have done other than change oil is stick a K&N air filter in it. Tons of power, and runs like a top. Loaded, not a Z71 but every other option availab...

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