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 Problems

One or More Rear Lights May Not Work

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.

The Fuel Pump May Fail Causing the Engine to Stall or Crank Over But Not Start

The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.

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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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