Chevrolet Tahoe Service & Repair Manuals

Owners Manual
Chevrolet Tahoe 2011

Contents

TUNE-UP AND ROUTINE MAINTENANCE

V6 ENGINE

VB ENGINES

GENERAL ENGINE OVERHAUL PROCEDURES

COOLING, HEATING AND AIR-CONDITION ING SYSTEMS

FUEL AND EXHAUST SYSTEMS

ENGINE ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS

EMISSIONS AND ENGINE CONTROL SYSTEMS

MANUAL TRANSMISSION 

AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

TRANSFER CASE 

CLUTCH AND DRIVELINE

SUSPENSION AND STEERING SYSTEMS

BODY

CHASSIS ELECTRICAl SYSTEMS

WIRING DIAGRAMS

GLOSSAR

MASTER INDEX


Chevrolet Tahoe 1994-1999 - Operation, Repair and Maintenance Manual

Gasoline Engines 4,3 liter. (V6) 5.0; 5.7; 7.4 liters. (V8)

Covers U.S. and Canadian models of

Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra and

Sierra Denali Pick-ups (1999 thru 2006 and 2007 11Ciassic11

models), Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe, GMC Yukon,

Yukon XL and Yukon Denali (2000 thru 2006),

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Chevrolet Avalanche (2002 thru 2006)

Two- and four-wheel drive, gasoline engine versions

TROUBLESHOOTING

TRANSMISSION

 Due to the complexity of the automatic transmission,

it's difficult for the home mechanic to properly diagnose and

service this component. For problems other than the following,

the vehicle should be taken to a dealer service department or a

transmission shop.

 General shift mechanism problems

1 Chapter 78 deals with checking and adjusting the shift cable on

automatic transmissions. Common problems that may be attributed to

poorly adjusted cable are:

a) Engine starting in gears otl1er than Park or Neutral.

b) Indicator on shifter pointing to a gear other than the one actually

being selected.

c) Vehicle moves when in Park.

Transmission will not downshift with accelerator

pedal pressed to the floor

Transmission pressure control solenoid valve faulty. Check for

Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Lubricant leaks from the vent or output shaft seals

1 Transfer case is overfilled. Drain to the proper level

2 Vent is clogged or jammed closed. Clear or replace the vent.

3 Output shaft seal incorrectly installed or damaged. Replace the

seal and check contact surfaces for nicks and scoring.

Oil leak at seal end of driveshaft

Defective transmission or transfer case oil seal. See Chapter 7 for

replacement procedures. While this is done, check the splined yoke for

burrs or a rough condition that may be damaging the seal. Burrs can be

removed with crocus cloth or a fine whetstone.

Brake pedal feels spongy when depressed

1 Air in the hydraulic lines. Bleed the brake system 

2 Faulty flexible hoses. Inspect all system hoses and lines. Replace

parts as necessary.

3 Master cylinder mounting bolts/nuts loose.

4 Master cylinder defective