1997 GMC 1500 Pickup Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 GMC 1500 Pickup
1997 GMC 1500 Pickup Problems
The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.
The windshield wipers may not work intermittently due to a faulty wiper motor control board. Our technicians tell us that lightly taping on the wiper motor when the fault occurs should temporarily get the wipers working again. Some vehicles were recalled for this problem and some were not. You will need to check with your local dealer to find out if a specific vehicle was included.
The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Running the engine with a coolant/oil mix may result in engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct this issue.
1997 GMC 1500 Pickup Questions
brakes worked fine until I had to stand on them once, when I attempted to replace pads the piston was very-very hard to make go back into caliper.I used c clamp and got it to move but upon appling brake the pads drag bad- thought problem was caliper and replaced it -no different. when allowed to ...
Engine lose power and a sensor was hanging by the starter
1997 GMC 1500 Pickup Reviews
love this truck,had a few basic repairs,but engine and transmission have been awesome.