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2009 Chevrolet Tahoe Problems

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Most Common 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe Problems

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 ...
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 ...
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...
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0 Known 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe Brakes Problems

2 Known 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe Drive Train Problems

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 ...
Our technicians highly recommend that the transmission is serviced every 30,000 miles to avoid problems and maintain optimal operating order.

3 Known 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe Electrical & Lights Problems

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.
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 replaceme...
The windshield wipers may not work intermittently due to a faulty wiper motor control board. Our technicians tell us that lightly taping on the wiper motor when the fault occurs should temporarily ...

3 Known 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe Engine Problems

The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.
The throttle position sensor (TPS) on the Chevrolet Tahoe is known for failure which causes: Check engine light Reduced Power message OBD trouble code P2135 This issue is related to the thr...
The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.

1 Known 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe Exhaust & Emissions Problem

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

2 Known 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

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

0 Known 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe Maintenance Problems

6 Known 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe Miscellaneous Problems

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 ...
The power door lock actuators may become slow to operate or stop working completely and require replacement.
The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.

1 Known 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe Suspension & Steering Problem

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...

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Known 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe Problems & Complaints

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
The power door lock actuators may become slow to operate or stop working completely and require replacement.
The windshield wipers may not work intermittently due to a faulty wiper motor control board. Our technicians tell us that lightly taping on the wiper motor when the fault occurs should temporarily ...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.
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.
The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.
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 replaceme...
The CD player may fail due to an internal fault with the radio. Our technicians tell us that in most cases, the radio unit will need to be sent to a specialty repair shop to correct this issue.
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...
The throttle position sensor (TPS) on the Chevrolet Tahoe is known for failure which causes: Check engine light Reduced Power message OBD trouble code P2135 This issue is related to the thr...
Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.
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