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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2008 GMC Savana 1500

2008 GMC Savana 1500

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2008 GMC Savana 1500 Problems

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

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

Engine -- Verified

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The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

Our technicians recommend flushing the brake fluid every 60,000 miles.  Brake fluid that is dirty may cause problems in the brake system.

2008 GMC Savana 1500 Recalls (Recent)

Drive Train, July 22, 2008

RepairPal Expert Overview:

The transfer case drive chain may fail and cause the AWD system to fail. Chain failure will also prevent the vehicle from being secure in "Park." Dealers will inspect the transfer case and replace it if necessary. The GM recall number is N080244. This recall began on August 15, 2008.

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Engine, July 30, 2008

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The frame rail of the vehicle may be wider than intended. If this is the case, the fuel tank may rub on the frame rail and eventually may leak. Leaking fuel presents a fire hazard. Dealers will inspect the vehicle and modify the frame rail if required. The GM recall number is 080205. This recall began on July 30, 2008.

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2008 GMC Savana 1500 Questions and Answers

murphyusa, 2008 GMC Savana 1500, 5.3L V8, New Braunfels, TX

What does code 449 mean?

jcmt07, 2008 GMC Savana 1500, Youngstown, NY

I have been charged for two thermostat, one oil O-ring, $20.00 worth of dexcool and 6 hours to complete the job. Does this sound correct - I am told it is only a 2 hours job

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