1991 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1991 Chevrolet Suburban 2500

1991 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 Problems

4WD 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.

Intake Manifold Gaskets May Leak Coolant

A coolant leak may develop form the Intake manifold gasket causing overheating complaints. The coolant leak may be internal allowing coolant to mix with the engine oil, this condition can result in internal engine damage. Be aware that this problem is often mistaken as a blown head gasket.

Pitman Arm and Lower Ball Joints May go Bad

The pitman arm and/or lower ball joints may wear causing loose steering and alignment issues. Replacement of worn components will be necessary before the alignment can be properly set to specification.

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1991 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 Questions

how to get part number for the power steering cooling line return? and any (1 answer)

any advice on changing it also

truckwill not shift into gear, key locks and will not turn off. no tilt steering (1 answer)

truck will start fine, but will not shift, like the lock is still engaged, also when it will not shift the key will not turn off. This started about a week ago and is getting progressively worse. I see fixes for trucks with tilt wheels, mine is a non tilt base truck. any fixes for this?

power steering box leaks (1 answer)

after my pump blew apart i rebuilt it now the steering box is leaking around the input shaft and destroying all my bushings . can i replace that seal or should i just change the box

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1991 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 Recalls

Recall 96V226000
THE RECLINER MECHANISM AND THE SEAT FRAME MAY HAVE FOAM AND/OR VINYL VETWEEN THEM, CREATING A "SOFT" JOINT. THIS "SOFT" JOINT RESULTS IN LOWER THAN SPECIFIED BOLT TORQUE WHICH LEADS TO JOINT LOOSENESS, CAUSING BOLT FATIGUE AND EVENTUAL BOLT FAILURE.
Recall 93V119000
SEVERE CORROSION DUE TO ROAD SALT AT THE JOINT OF THE STAMPED STEEL CENTER SECTION AND THE CAST OUTER SECTION CAN CAUSE THE SECTIONS TO SEPARATE.
Recall 93V016000
UNANTICIPATED HEAT IN THE TRANSMISSION CAN FORCE THE TRANSMISSION FLUID OUT OF THE VENT TUBE.

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1991 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 Reviews

my suburban is beasted to a 5 foot lift kit 22in metal mulisha rims a 454 big bloch its maroon red with the roof cut out and replaces with a leather top that can be removed when needed i have a 1inch thick steel bumped on the front and back equiped with wenches i love my 1991 4wd 2500 k-5 series suburban
Have owned my 91 for 14 years and have just replaced the engine with a new long block for another 14 years

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