1997 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Chevrolet Suburban 2500

1997 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 Problems

Power Brake Units May Leak Fluid From Hydro-Boost Unit

Power brake systems using "hydro-boost" may leak power steering fluid from the hydro-boost unit located behind the brake master cylinder. Replacement of the hydro-boost unit is the common repair to correct this concern.

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.

Check Engine Light With Code P1870

Vehicles equipped whit a 4 speed automatic transmission may develop a harsh 1-2 shift and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light with code P1870 stored. This can be caused by wear of the bore for the TCC isolator and regulator valves in the valve body. This condition does not commonly occur until the transmission reaches normal operating temperature. If the valve body is worn, replacement will be necessary to correct this concern.

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1997 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 Questions

No spark after wreck? (1 answer)

Hello, I have a 97 suburban that will not start. No spark!!! Hit was to passenger fender. I have no rpm signal!!! Things I have replaced are
Computer
Distributor
Cam sensor
Coil
Plugs and wires
Cap and rotor
Crank sensor
Everything has power and 12v except yellow wire to crank sensor. ...

97 cub sub. With no pre warning, or performance issues (1 answer)

Put car in drive it would not move forwards or backwards no wining in transmission or strange noises in or out gear. Transmission is full of fluid, also tried putting it into 4 wheel drive with no change. This is an automatic transmission 4 wheel drive,

how do i replace rear axle seal. Both rear seals are leaking. (2 answers)

I have a full floating axle. As far as i know i need to reamove the tires then i have to take off the 8 bolts around so i can pull out the axle. what i dont know is if ill have to get into the differential to remove any types of pins or locks.

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1997 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 Recalls

Recall 03V159000
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.
Recall 03V093000
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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