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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2008 GMC Savana 3500

2008 GMC Savana 3500

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2008 GMC Savana 3500 Problems

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.

Drive Train -- Verified

Our technicians highly recommend that the transmission is serviced every 30,000 miles to avoid problems and maintain optimal operating order.

2008 GMC Savana 3500 Recalls (Recent)

Drive Train, July 30, 2008

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The transmission management software could be faulty and may cause the transmission to shift erratically or the engine to stall at highway speeds. This could result in transmission damage and vehicle breakdown. Dealers will reprogram the transmission control module and engine control module. The GM recall number is N080218. This recall began on July 30, 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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