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2009 Chevrolet Tahoe

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2009 Chevrolet Tahoe Problems

Miscellaneous -- Verified

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.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

The rear window defogger may stop working due to a wire terminal broken off of the rear glass. Our technicians tell us that terminal can be reattached using a special glue or silver solder.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

The steering may develop a clunk type noise from the upper intermediate steering shaft.  Our technicians tell us that you should check with you local GM dealer to find out what the latest repair is for this condition.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

2009 Chevrolet Tahoe Recalls (Recent)

Electrical & Lights, June 11, 2010

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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.

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Engine, May 18, 2009

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The RTV seal on the fuel system control modules may allow water to enter into the module. Water in the module can cause a short, which may cause hard starting, a crank-no start condition, or stalling, and the Service Engine Soon light may come on. If the engine stalls unexpectedly, there is an increased risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the fuel system control module free of charge. The recall began on May 18, 2009. The GM recall number is 08411.

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2009 Chevrolet Tahoe Questions and Answers

HardShifter, 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe, New River, AZ

It seems my hybrid is unable to shift smoothly from electric to gas power when accelerating from a stop. I either have to feather the gas until about 15 mph (to stay under electric power) or press ...

MikeRH, 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe, Zachary, LA

Checked freon, etc. and all OK. Just noticed today that the passenger side is colder; drivers side gets cool but not A/C cool. Is there a sensor or something that works for each side?

Bonniekate, 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe, Babb, MT

I am a new owner of this vehicle - the check engine light came on - stabili Trak off - traction control off - reduced engine power shuts the engine down and I can only coast? What is going on????

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2009 Chevrolet Tahoe Reviews

I have the same problem, when I turn off my 2007 Tahoe my air will start blowing what is that?

I have a 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe XFE when the ignition is off the a/c fan will turn on high. It blows hot air. The front fan will blow then the rear fan will start blowing. This last for several minutes. I already had to replace my battery.

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