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2003 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 4dr 1500

2003 Chevrolet Tahoe
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Rear Wheel Drive, 4 Door
14 mpg city / 18 mpg hwy
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August 20, 2013, 10:25 pm

Sam T
 

Question: High mileage SUV

I have 2001 chevy tahoe that has high mileage, 290K, I believe still original engine.
I recently took it in for an inspection and it needs a new tie rod and new pitman arm. Along with some regular maintenance items such as new brake rotors/tires and some belts, I am looking at around 1200 for repairs. My question is more for a professional opinion, for this vehicle would it be a smart move to do the repairs or should I just try to sell it. I know I have heard these are good strong vehicles that last, but if it was your personal car would you invest in it at this point.


August 25, 2013, 9:02 am

Tyler O
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Do you need a vehicle of this size and type? If you don't it's a good time to get something more efficient.

Otherwise, doing the maintenance is a good idea. 1200 really isn't that much for another year or more of transportation on a car that you probably dont have any payments on.


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