1998 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Chevrolet Suburban 1500

1998 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Problems

Heating and AC Temperature and Air Delivery Mode Door Actuators May Fail

One or more heater & AC (HVAC) air delivery and/or temperature mode door actuator may fail. This can result in incorrect air delivery or temperature. If this occurs, fault code(s) stored in the HVAC control module should be available to assist with diagnoses.

Power Door Lock Actuators May Fail

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

Inside/Outside Door Handles May Break

The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.

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1998 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Questions

so my husband came to the conclusion that the fuel pump was out so instead of not driving it till we got a newer truck he just started poring fuel into the carb. to start it and now it wont start at all. any ideas of what could now be wrong? (2 answers)

it now makes no sounds or noises what so ever. do you think its something that was caused by the by- passing of the fuel pump to start it or could this be something completly new? hes checked the fuses,plugs..theres no check engine light on so cant use the code reader..think we changed the fuel f...

Why is black smoke coming from my tail pipe and stalling??? (1 answer)

My truck not taking off , keep stalling, and blowing black smoke out the tail pipe

Where is the fuse for the door locks, and what size is it? (1 answer)

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1998 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Recalls

Recall 03V093000
CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, MINI VANS, AND PICKUP TRUCKS MAY DEVELOP A SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE ELECTRIC OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR SWITCH.
Recall 98V033000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES. ONE OR BOTH FRONT BRAKE ROTOR/HUBS WERE BUILT WITH AN OUT-OF-SPECIFICATION GRAY IRON THAT CAN FAIL DURING THE LIFE OF THE VEHICLE.

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1998 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Reviews

We have had the car for 12 years. It had been my work vehicle for 5 years and then retired to be the family "bus". Having three children always meant that they brought 3 friends, therefore 8 seats was a necessity. In comparison to the 2500, the brakes are small and we have replaced them every 30,000km. The front shock absorbers are also small and cannot be fitted with anything larger. We did...

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