2006 Chevrolet Tahoe Repair and Maintenance
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2006 Chevrolet Tahoe ProblemsService 4WD Message May be Displayed
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 speedometer or other instrument panel gauge may begin to work erratically at times. Our technicians tell us that the instrument cluster must be sent to a repair facility to correct this fault. The warranty has been extended on some of these units to 7 years or 70,000 miles.
2006 Chevrolet Tahoe QuestionsReplaced back unit AC last year. AC does not run now again. Have back unit off. does that have anything to do with it? want to replace vaporizer vacumm unit under dash (1 answer)
had new unit put in back of Tahoe last year. (has one in front two) now AC does not work again. had dye run thru it. said saw no leaks. had back control off. COLD NOW but wants to replace vaporizer vaccum under dash
Problem first started off with my front AC working intermittently around 80,000 miles. A couple thousand miles later (currently just under 83,000 miles the front AC doesnt even work intermittently. AC still blows cold thru the vents when I'm at speeds above 45/50 mph as long as the recirculat...
2006 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 tire and loading information label on the driver's side door frame may be inaccurate. A misprinted label could lead to overloading of the vehicle, which could possibly lead to tire failure and a crash. Owners will be provided with corrected labels and installation instructions. At customers' request, a dealer can install the label for them. The recall began March 31, 2006. The GM recall number is 05109.
Some vehicles have a power steering hose that was not made to specification and may rupture under extreme steering conditions. If this were to happen, power steering assist would be lost and steering effort would increase. On vehicles equipped with hydro-boost brakes, braking effort would also increase. If power steering fluid were to spray on hot engine parts, an engine compartment fire could also occur. Dealers will inspect the power steering hose(s) for the two suspect date codes and replace them if needed. The recall began October 14, 2005. The GM recall number is 05086.