2006 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Chevrolet Suburban 1500
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2006 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Problems4WD Transfer Case Position Sensor/Selector Switch May Fail
The 4WD transfer case encoder motor position sensor or the selector switch may fail causing the service 4WD message to be displayed. Fault code(s) stored in the transfer case control module will be of assistance in determining the exact fault causing the message to be displayed.
The power door lock actuators may become slow to operate or stop working completely and require replacement.
The daytime running lights are prone to burning out. Our technicians tell us that the light sockets may show signs of heat damage but usually are OK. Always be sure to use the correct replacement bulb for the best life expectancy. The new bulb recommendation for 2000-2003 models is #4114K (trade number).
2006 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 QuestionsSERVICE 4WD - INTERMITTENTLY DISPLAYED (1 answer)
I've seen the Service 4wd message come up occasionally. The truck won't go into 4wd while the message is displaying. The truck goes into 4wd fine afterwards. I've read a little an am encouraged that often the light shows up often from lack of use. I'm now engaging the 4wd more ...
Could it be simple or should I go with the "replace back lift gate assembly? for my entire paycheck?
-I'm feeling that I'm being taken to the cleaners prematurely.
How can I know if its just the actuator or something simple?
This warning shows up 30% of the time while I am driving.
I'll pay attention to who's in the front seat. Just bought my dream truck and I'm fixing the 4 things that need to be done.
2006 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 RecallsFuel May Leak from Fuel Rail
The retainer clip for the fuel rail pulse damper may fracture and allow the damper to come loose from the fuel rail. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire. Dealers will replace the engine fuel rail pulse damper free of charge. The recall began August 31, 2006. The GM recall number is 06080.
The tire and loading information label on the driver's side door frame may be inaccurate. A misprinted label could lead to overloading of the vehicle, which could possibly lead to tire failure and a crash. Owners will be provided with corrected labels and installation instructions. At customers' request, a dealer can install the label for them. The recall began March 31, 2006. The GM recall number is 05109.