1997 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Chevrolet Suburban 1500

1997 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Problems

The power door lock actuators may become slow to operate or stop working completely and require replacement.

The intake manifold gasket may develop an external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Running the engine with a coolant/oil mix may result in engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct this issue.

The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.

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1997 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Questions

Less than a month ago we had the reverse clutch repaired on the transmission because it would not go in reverse. Been driving a month with no further issues until today. Just had motor replaced 3 months ago along with new power steering pump and the transmission issue. Please help! My son is stra...

ruff. Service engine soon light flashing. Ran computer scan, results show code #PO302 and PO157. Replaced plugs and wires. Little better but still ruff and same codes coming up.160,000 miles. Help!!

engine? I have one port open and one vacuum line hanging and can't find where they go. The car just started to run ruff with the "service engine soon " light flashing.
Thank you-

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1997 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Recalls

ON CERTAIN MINIVANS, PICKUP TRUCKS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES WITH CERTAIN MODEL-ENGINE COMBINATIONS, THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR MAY FAIL DUE TO CRACKED SOLDER JOINTS ON THE CONTROLLER CIRCUIT BOARD. THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS COULD WORK INTERMITTENTLY OR NOT AT ALL.CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, MINI VANS, AND PICKUP TRUCKS MAY DEVELOP A SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE ELECTRIC OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR SWITCH.

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1997 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Reviews

97 with 370000 miles, no problem did transmission at 260000

My father had this truck in dark blue. Our family had taken this truck on road trips, scout trips, and anything else you can think of. It is as old as me: 13 years. All my memories had that truck somewhere in it. The mileage was 260,000. The Truck had just survived a hurricane when another pummeling downpour of rain came. The truck was in the repair shop at the time the Delaware river crested....

i gave it away

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