2000 GMC Savana 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 GMC Savana 1500

2000 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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2000 GMC Savana 1500 Questions

do I have to remove/cut out part of front supports to remove engine? (1 answer)

What is causing my van not to start? After all the repairs (1 answer)

I replaced fuel pump fuel injectors distributor & major tune up& map sensor i noticed air intake hose was missing u can hear the vacuum sound i replace the hose in my van it ran for a cpl hrs & wouldnt start back up i dont no whats causing this problem! It would still stall out cut of...

Fuel pressure cause a no start? (1 answer)

:key on=48psi then slowly drops to 43psi (takes 10 seconds). Engine on=54psi/idle, rev it up & drops to 48psi, let off & back to 54. Will crank, won't turn over without starting fluid. 130k miles, daily work vehicle. Changed: distributor cap, rotor, plugs, wires, tbs, speed sensor, ba...

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2000 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.

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2000 GMC Savana 1500 Reviews

Great van in every way, except that it only gets 14 mpg.

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