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By TahoeTrannyFailed
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Vehicle

1997 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 4dr SUV 4WD


Review

This truck has reliability problems of
certain components. Steering sensors
have failed twice, fuel pump once $900,
transmission $3500. This truck has 75000
miles on it and never pulled a trailer,
nor been used off road. Fuel pump and
transmission will fail without warning
and leave you on the side of the road.
Steering sensors cause the truck to turn
off the road or into the oncoming lane,
but atleast you can get back to town to
the shop.

I paid 1997 prices and received 1977
reliability.

If buying one be sure to get an extended
warranty and a cell phone to call tow
truck when it breaks down on the road.


Best Features

Power Size Plushness


Worst Features

Transmission and fuel pump should be made to last longer or have some kind of warning to indicate they are failing. Suspension should be a bit stiffer, rolls too much when cornering.


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Great Vehicle, But...........
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By dadrab
on

Vehicle

1997 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 4dr SUV 4WD


Review

My Chevy Tahoe has been a good
experience with a few exceptions:
1)Reline brakes & turn rotors every
22,000 mile
2)Rebuild Transmission @ 97,000
3)2 alternators
4)replace mainifold gasket
5)Multiple leaks around windows &
doors


Best Features

Plenty of room. Decent ride for a truck/SUV


Worst Features

Expensive to maintain with all the necessary repairs.


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Many repairs with this puppy!!
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By M&L817
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Vehicle

1997 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 4dr SUV 4WD


Review

I am an ASE master tech. All my
vehicles are maintained religiously. I
purchased my Tahoe brand new. It is a
love/hate relationship. At 31,000 the
car quit on the road due to battery
post failure. It spewed acid all over
the R/F brake line. At 43,000 miles,
the transmission failed. It was 8 mos
out of warranty. Chevrolet's response
was I should have purchased an entended
warranty. Now at 52,000 the intake
manifold leaks. I have replaced the
rear pinion seal,wiper motor,water
pump,front brake rotors,the idler arm,
and last week the transmission valve
body again.


Best Features

Very roomy, fun to drive (when I am not repairing it), perfect for long trips and holds just about anything.


Worst Features

Just because I know how to fix it doesn't mean I want to. I pity these other posters who have to take their vehicles to the dealer for repairs. GM should stop denying these vehicles have common problems and help us out. It would go a long way toward repeat customers.


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THE BEST SUV OUT THERE
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By TONITAHOE
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Vehicle

1997 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 2dr SUV 4WD


Review

I AM THE SECOND OWNER AND LAST OWNER
OF THIS VEHICLE. THIS TRUCK IS A
DREAM, THE INTERIOR I BELIEVE IS THE
BEST DESIGN AND MATERIALS I HAVE
EXPERIENCED WITH ANY VEHICLE THAT I
HAVE RIDEN IN. I WILL NEVER SELL MY
TRUCK. IT IS VERY VERSITILE DESIGN.


Best Features

MY FAVORITE FEATURE IS THE INTERIOR DESIGN AND MATERIALS. THE SEATS ARE THE MOST COMFORTABLE SEATS. THE HARD WARE ARE VERY DURABLE AND I HAVE NOT HAD ANY PROBLEM WITH ANY OF THE INTERIOR COMPONETS.


Worst Features

THERE ARE NONE.


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2Door Tahoe
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By DontWorry
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Vehicle

1997 Chevrolet Tahoe LT 2dr SUV 4WD


Review

Tahoe is the best full-size SUV.


Best Features

Go anywhere capability, Road vision


Worst Features

Fuel Efficiency


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