2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Repair and Maintenance

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

2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Problems

The Upper Dash May Crack

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.

4WD Transfer Case Position Sensor/Selector Switch May Fail

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.

Heating and AC Temperature and Air Delivery Mode Door Actuators May Fail

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.

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2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Questions

what is causing the interior/exterior lights and door locks to flicker? (1 answer)

while driving, all of a sudden all of the interior and exterior lights and gauges started to flicker and the door locks started to lock and unlock automatically.

How much will emission control system cost. (1 answer)

what can cause a ticking noise from the timing chain cover? (1 answer)

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.

thanks

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2008 Chevrolet Tahoe Recalls

Possible Under Hood Electrical Fire

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.

Possible Under Hood Electrical Fire

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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