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1996 Chevrolet Suburban C1500 4dr SUV
Review
The nickname for our 96 2WD is old leaky. We are the original owners and it now has 110K miles. It looks good and runs good except for when it is in the shop--which is often. No embellishing, here is the run down. Four alternators, one water pump, one A/C compressor ($1000), multiple A/C leaks, intake manifold gasket ($800), power steering leak, multiple coolant leaks from network of connections on the heater core hoses, multiple instances of coolant leaks from quick connectors, multiple brake refits (every 12K miles). The tranmission gave up the ghost at 70K miles ($2600) and most recently a significant oil leak from the timing chain cover ($400).
Favorite Features
Comfort, power and room.
Suggested Improvements
Work drive train and mechnaical reliability issues. Figure out why Japanese reliability is superior and duplicate efforts.
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