2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500

2001 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.

Rear Window Defogger Wire Terminal Broken Off of Window Glass

The rear window defogger may stop working due to a wire terminal broken off of the rear glass. Our technicians tell us that terminal can be reattached using a special glue or silver solder.

Excessive Oil Consumption

I can't believe that the 07 Suburban oil consumption problem hasn't been mentioned on this site, it is everywhere else. Many 07 Suburbans burn a lot of oil - GM will try to tell you that a quart every 1500 - 2000 is normal - which is just ridiculous. If you burn a quart every 1000 as mine did they will repair it (if you are under 100,000 miles). It's a big repair, major engine rebuild. In mine, there was a lot of valve train damage, so it'...

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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Questions

I'm not getting a constant 12 volts to my crankshaft position sensor which is not letting my engine start. Any solution as to what I should do? (2 answers)

Recently replaced motor with a new crate engine. During the removal of old motor I arked a hot wire somewhere(my dumb luck I forgot to unhook the battery first). Installed new motor, replaced basically every sensor including the ecm & had it flashed to correct mileage. Please help I'm a...

My truck loses speed then jumps goes faster,also cuts off but starts back up.what's wrong with it (1 answer)

My girlfriends 2001 Suburban 1500 is leaking oil on the garage floor. The drain plug and oil filter seals are fine. Worse case scenario? (2 answers)

Vehicle has 100-100k miles

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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Recalls

Recall 07V521000
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AN 8.1L V8 ENGINE, THE CRANKSHAFT POSITION CAN OPERATE INTERMITTENTLY OR FAIL COMPLETELY. IF THE SENSOR OPERATES INTERMITTENTLY, THE SES LIGHT MAY ILLUMINATE AND THE VEHICLE MAY RUN ROUGH. THE ENGINE MAY STALL, AND IF SO, MAY RE-START IMMEDIATELY OR AFTER ...
GM Recalls 2000-2001 1500-2500 Trucks and SUVs Due to Fuel Pump Wiring Overheating

The wiring to the fuel pump may overheat, which may cause multiple concerns. The fuse for the pump may blow, which will prevent the vehicle from starting and running. A check engine light may come on from connector damage. Fuel may leak out of the connector body and create a fire hazard. Dealers will remove the fuel tank and remove the module reservoir assemblies from the fuel tank, and install a new service kit.

Recall 05V379000
CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE UNWANTED ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) ACTIVATION. THIS CONDITION IS MORE LIKELY TO OCCUR IN ENVIRONMENTALLY CORROSIVE AREAS. THIS RECALL WILL BE LAUNCHED IN THE "SALT BELT" STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, ...

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2001 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Reviews

I've had very good luck with this automobile 180,000 miles and all I've have replaced "battery". Buy Chevy, great autos.
I have owned my 2001 Suburban since it was new. It now has 146,000 miles on it. I have always kept the vehicle well maintained as I do with all of my vehicles. This Suburban has been a great vehicle to travel with. It has been driven across this country many times. It is a great on the highway. Now for the bad. The ABS brake module has been replaced 3 times. The rear tailgate window hinge has b...
First suburban we've owned. Had it for over 100,000 miles. Fuel pump went out, but it was a recall item. Alternator went out at 165,00 miles; easy fix. I guess they don't last forever. Had a problem with the rear differential, cost $1500, but still cheaper than a buying a new car. Overall runs well; best for short road trips. Would buy another one. Great for big families.

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