2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe

The upper dash may crack, most commonly on vehicles in warm climates and exposed to a lot of sunlight. The common repair is to replace the upper instrument trim panel. Information on a technical service bulletin or extended warranty is not available at this time.

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 power door lock actuators may become slow to operate or stop working completely and require replacement.

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when car is a idle the noise is very soft but increases with rpm.
took to a local shop and said it is coming from the timing chain area nee to know if the tensioner starts to go bad will this cause the noise or is the chain or what else it could be.

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I have a 79 international scout that I did an LS swap in. The engine is a 5.3 out of a 2008 Tahoe. The trans is a 4L60 out of a 2007 Tahoe (supposedly). The transfer case is a NP241c. Today is febuary 7. Since Christmas the tranny has failed 4 times. The tranny shop said the trans oil pump ...

from my rear end differential. Can I just add differential fluid

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The heated washer module under the hood could overheat due to excessive current draw. Under certain conditions, this could result in an under hood fire. This previous recall attempt in 2008 to repair this concern did not have the expected success. Dealers will now permanently disable and remove the heated washer module to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin on June 20, 2010.

The wiring to the washer system heater may overheat due to a failure in the heater module. This could cause other electrical features to malfunction, smoke to develop, and an electrical fire could result. Dealers will install a wire harness with an inline fuse to protect the washer heater module. This recall is expected to begin on September 12, 2008. The General Motors recall number is 08048.

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