1997 GMC Savana 1500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 GMC Savana 1500
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1997 GMC Savana 1500 ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue
A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
The engine may develop a misfire due to worn valve seats. This fault will cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Our technicians tell us the misfire may or may not be felt while driving. They further recommend that both cylinder heads be removed and thoroughly inspected and repaired as necessary.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.
1997 GMC Savana 1500 QuestionsAir 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.
vehicle is emitting strong gas fumes when running. no loss of power but gas is burning fast
I need to change the flywheel on my GMC Savana 1500. Are there any schematics that show how to do this? thanks.
1997 GMC Savana 1500 RecallsHandicap 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.