1999 GMC Savana 2500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 GMC Savana 2500

1999 GMC Savana 2500 Problems

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.

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.

Flush brake fluid every 60,000 miles

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

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1999 GMC Savana 2500 Questions

how do i replace a drivers side exterior door handle (1 answer)

what is the trick connecting the bracket?

I cant find a reason why my cars fuel injectors aren't firing. I need help! (2 answers)

It has a brand new fuel pump and filter. It has oil pressure but it wont fire up on its own. If you spray started right in the carb it will fire but only for a couple seconds.
ANY IDEAS???

failure emissions , code po325 (2 answers)

Changed the front two o2 sensor , added 93 octane gas , run fine for 10 miles , then shut off truck and then drove 5 blocks and the po 325 came right back , the truck runs good .
any ideas ???

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1999 GMC Savana 2500 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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1999 GMC Savana 2500 Reviews

Our 1999 is the worest van I have ever had. It is so cheaply made. The spare tire cable broke and my spare fell off. My door locks are falling down inside my doors. My door panels are all cracking and becomeing so brittle. My radio only works when it wants to. The van body shifts or twists and binds the doors so they are real hard to open and close sometimes. The paint is peeling off in large c...
I have a 1999 GMC Savana 2500 cargo van with the 5.0L V8. I use this vehicle for work and I treat it pretty poorly, but it keeps coming back for more. I've replaced a transmission, alternator and it eats brakes because of the hills around here, but I expect that! I'll consider another one when this one is put out to pasture!

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