2005 Chevrolet Tahoe Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe
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2005 Chevrolet Tahoe ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue
Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Our technicians tell us that operating the engine with a coolant/oil mix can result in internal engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct these leaks.
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.
2005 Chevrolet Tahoe QuestionsI would like to know why my clock on the radio always reset to 12:00 after I had turned my vehicle off for a while and returned and started it up. My programmed stations are still there, but my clock resets. (2 answers)
2005 Chevrolet Tahoe RecallsSure Power Brand Battery Equalizers Overheat; Monroe Truck Equipment Vehicles
For vehicles modified by Monroe Truck Equipment, the electrical converter and battery equalizer may overheat, causing a fire hazard. The components will be replaced by the manufacturer free of charge to resolve the concern.
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.