Vehicle2008 Chevrolet Suburban LT 1500 4dr SUV 4WD (5.3L 8cyl 4A)
ReviewIt's a nice, roomy vehicle.
After owning it about a year though the automatic window motors went out one by one.
Then we lost cruise control.
Then the air conditioner, but it eventually came back.
One day I got in and started it, none of the panel items (speedometer, gas gauge, etc) worked.
Had to replace both of the hub assemblies a couple years ago, they said it's a known issue with Suburbans.
Transmission lost the 1/2 and 3/4 shift while on vacation in California.
I've had it 4 1/2 years now and the electrical system is hosed.
Dealer wants $1000 to replace the computer.
Will trade it in on something that isn't junk.
Last summer while on vacation in California the transmission blew up. Traded it in on a Ram 2500. What a pos that Suburban was. WAY overpriced for the quality. If I ever look to purchase another full size SUV, I'll look to another brand.
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on 09/05/14 13:46 PM (UTC)
how many miles on those hubs? The computer was acting funny because you probably just needed to replace the 6 year old battery. Cruise control is a $15 sensor behind the brake pedal. The AC issue is usually due to low battery voltage and the mixing valve in the dash not holding the program. Get a new mechanic. Love my 2008 LTZ Suburban, except for the AFM oil burn issue :(Report it
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