2005 GMC Savana 2500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 GMC Savana 2500

2005 GMC Savana 2500 Problems

Fuel Level Sensor Failure

It is common for the fuel level sensor in the fuel tank read the fuel level incorrectly. The sensor must be replaced to correct the condition. Our technicians recommend having the complete fuel pump module replaced on high mileage vehicles.

Leaking Water Pump May Cause Coolant Loss and Overheating

A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. This can result in an engine overheating condition. A leaking water pump will require replacement.

Check Engine Light Due to Restricted Secondary Air Injection Check Valves

One or both secondary air injection check valves may become restricted causing poor air flow resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light. It is often recommend to replace both check valves even if a fault code is set for only one bank of cylinders. Replacing only one valve may result in a return trip to the repair shop.

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2005 GMC Savana 2500 Questions

Overheats, not hot. Cold to peg gauge in 5 min. New pump, stat, sensor. Ifr <160 (1 answer)

Goes from ambient (85) to peg gauge (230+) in < 5 min idling. Infrared thermometer reads under 160 on heads (header manifolds barely 210). Replaced pump, stat, hoses, belts and temp switch (85,000 mi) for small leak at pump rotor seal which precipitated overheating trouble. Engine shuts off wh...

Savana Van 2007 (1 answer)

I own a GM Van 2007 and the battery is draining overnight, the battery is brand new, the alternator is new. The evap unit on air conditioning unit freezes is freezing up within 10 minutes of driving and the air conditioning is not being operated. In addition, the heater goes out within 10 minutes...

How much should it cost to replace a sticking lifter? (1 answer)

I only needed a lifter repaired it was making a ticking noise and was charged for SEVERAL other things I NEVER was talked to about or gave the okay to fix all I needed was a lifter or two replaced so I want to know how much that should have costed me

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