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

Check Engine Light With Code P1870

Vehicles equipped whit a 4 speed automatic transmission may develop a harsh 1-2 shift and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light with code P1870 stored. This can be caused by wear of the bore for the TCC isolator and regulator valves in the valve body. This condition does not commonly occur until the transmission reaches normal operating temperature. If the valve body is worn, replacement will be necessary to correct this concern.

"No start" Caused By Failed Fuel Pump

The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.

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.

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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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