1997 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup
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1997 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup ProblemsIdling Problems Due to Vacuum Leak in Throttle Body Gasket
The throttle body gasket may develop a vacuum leak which may result in a higher than normal engine idle. Failed gaskets will require replacement.
A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. The engine may overheat as a result of the coolant loss. A leaking water pump should be replaced.
1997 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup QuestionsDriving down road heard extremely loud backfire throu exhaust, engine died. (1 answer)
Won't restart. Fuel pump relay clicking. Pushing valve on back of engine produced only a drop of gas, not a stream.
1997 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup RecallsFuel Tank Rubs Causing Noise And Possible Leak
The fuel tank may rub on the body at the front inner corner, causing a noise and possible fuel tank damage resulting in leakage of fuel. Dealers will inspect the fuel tank for wear and install a spacer between the fuel tank and body, as well as replace leaking tanks free of charge to resolve the concern.
Some front seat mounting bolts may not have been installed during vehicle manufacturing. Dealers will inspect for missing bolts and add them where necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.
The easy entry recliner seat operation may allow fingers or hands to get caught and pinched within the recliner mechanism. Dealers will install a protective cover over the recliner mechanism free of charge to resolve the concern.