The daytime running lights are prone to burning out. Our technicians tell us that the light sockets may show signs of heat damage but usually are OK. Always be sure to use the correct replacement bulb for the best life expectancy. The new bulb recommendation for 2000-2003 models is #4114K (trade number).
Daytime Running Lights are Prone to Burning Out on Chevrolet Tahoe
Average mileage: 118,476 (40,000–204,000)
37 people reported this problem
15 people shared problem details
2005 Chevrolet Tahoe111,000Visitor
have not got fixed yet.
2007 Chevrolet Tahoe121,000Visitor
Changed the bulbs 3 times in the last year. Bunch of BS
2003 Chevrolet Tahoe103,000Visitor
Daytime running lights keep burning out. I wonder replacing the bulb with a LED bulb would be better.
2005 Chevrolet Tahoe156,000Visitor
always having to replace lights.
2007 Chevrolet Tahoe100,067Visitor
Day running lamps have burned out twice. Once at the mileage above one is burned out now at 200,000+
2005 Chevrolet TahoeVisitor
Day time running lights burn out on numerous occasions, replaced bulbs as they burn out
2009 Chevrolet Tahoe55,000Visitor
LIGHT IS BURNED OUT I SAW SEVERAL TAHOES AND PICK UPS WITH THE SAME LIGHT BURNED OUT
I replace a daytime running light at least 3 times per year. I see this on almost every chevy/gmc vehicle I pass on the road. Chevy should correct the problem.
2003 Chevrolet Tahoe175,000Visitor
I had several DRL bulbs burnout but the socket appears to be dry rotted. It is to the point that it is breaking, like crumbling apart when I tried to replace it today. My 2002 Silverado has the same issue. :(
2002 Chevrolet TahoeVisitor
Lights get loose and go out often.
2003 Chevrolet Tahoe95,000Visitor
I switched to bulb #3157 and only have had to change the bulb twice since 2003.
I have replaced the bulbs three times already. If someone knows how to "do it yourself", I'd appreciate directions. Tired of paying someone to replace a bulb.
I have replaced the daytime running lights 5 times and without fail, they burn out.
2003 Chevrolet Tahoe76,000Visitor
Daytime running lights burn on in 12 months or less
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