1997 GMC 2500 Pickup Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 GMC 2500 Pickup

1997 GMC 2500 Pickup 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.

Power Door Lock Actuators May Fail

The power door lock actuators may become slow to operate or stop working completely and require replacement.

ABS Front Wheel Speed Sensors May Fail

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) front wheel speed sensors are prone to failure. When a sensor fails, the ABS warning light may illuminate and/or the ABS system may activate erratically.

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1997 GMC 2500 Pickup Questions

I was driving 70mph on interstate no problem than it just died (1 answer)

would not start will turn over but not crank I can hear fuel pump running

how do your remove the front bumper that i have to replace because of rust (1 answer)

going to replace my front bumper do i need to take out the grille too

cranks but will not start (1 answer)

Engine cranks normally, Has great spark to all cylinders, rotor points to #1 on cranking compression, new Autolite platinum fuel fowled plugs, 65 psi of fuel pump pressure, the engine cranks normally but makes no sign of starting, need advice!

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1997 GMC 2500 Pickup Recalls

Front Seat Mounting Bolts Missing

Some front seat mounting bolts may not have been installed during vehicle manufacturing. Dealers will inspect for missing bolts and add them where necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

Reclining Seats Create Pinch Hazard

The easy entry recliner seat operation may allow fingers or hands to get caught and pinched within the recliner mechanism. Dealers will install a protective cover over the recliner mechanism free of charge to resolve the concern.

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