1997 GMC 3500 Pickup Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 GMC 3500 Pickup

1997 GMC 3500 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.

Inside/Outside Door Handles May Break

The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.

Power Door Lock Actuators May Fail

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

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1997 GMC 3500 Pickup Questions

I replaced in-line fuel filter,did't solve problem.where is oxygen censor locate (1 answer)

the truck started shutting off ,like it was'nt getting fuel,so i replaced fuel in-line filter,worked one day ,then started spitting & idling irratic & shuts off,so i'm trying to locate problem,is it the fuel pump or maybe the oxygen censor & where are they located? need advice...

Is battery or altenator faulty if battery light on and voltmeter at 1/4th dial? (1 answer)

warning light went on and meter indicated discharge when I started ignition.

starter wont engage (1 answer)

when i turn the ignition on starter does not engage.

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1997 GMC 3500 Pickup Recalls

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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1997 GMC 3500 Pickup Reviews

I love my 3500 pu dully it is a real work truck ;I have put allot of toys in it because it paid me back it is in showroom condtion,the ony problem I have is the A?C heater control panel it sometimes blows fuses;Sometimes I feal my Steering floats,other than that ITS great I'll fix the other 2 stuff in time

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