1997 GMC Savana 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 GMC Savana 1500

1997 GMC Savana 1500 Problems

Tail Light Wiring in Cargo Area May be Damaged

The tail light wiring harness in the cargo area is not protected very well. As a result it may become damaged due to normal wear a tear. This damage can causing some or all of the rear lights to stop working.

Electrical components under front carpet may be damaged when cleaning van interior

Various electrical components under the front carpet/rubber mat may become damaged if excess water is used to clean the rear cargo area.

Check Engine Light and Misfire Due to Stuck Fuel Injectors

One or more fuel injectors may become stuck closed causing an engine misfire  and the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Our technicians tell us that this problem can be caused by some fuel additives. There are special procedures which may be able to restore the affected injector. If this fails the affected injector must be replaced.

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1997 GMC Savana 1500 Questions

Air flow from heater stops. Stopping and restarting engine usually fixes. (2 answers)

Happens intermittently. Suddenly no air flow from any vents. No heat or AC.

where is the egr valve located on my 97 gmc savanna van? (2 answers)

vehicle is emitting strong gas fumes when running. no loss of power but gas is burning fast

how do i change my flywheel on my GMC Savana 1500 5.7L? (2 answers)

I need to change the flywheel on my GMC Savana 1500. Are there any schematics that show how to do this? thanks.

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1997 GMC Savana 1500 Recalls

Handicap Conversion Vehicles: Wheel Chairs Not Secure In Retractors

The retractor that secures a wheel chair in a handicapped conversion vehicle may be ineffective. Dealers will inspect and replace the wheel chair securement retractors as necessary to resolve the concern.

Recall 00V110000
PASSENGER VANS. THESE VANS EXPERIENCE FUEL ODORS OR LEAKAGE.

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