1997 GMC Suburban 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 GMC Suburban 1500

1997 GMC Suburban 1500 Problems

The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) front wheel speed sensors are prone to failure. When a sensor fails, the ABS warning light may illuminate and/or the ABS system may activate erratically.

The power door lock actuators may become slow to operate or stop working completely and require replacement.

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1997 GMC Suburban 1500 Questions

Took truck to advance auto where they connected diagnostic handheld. Code P0161 came up. Bank 2 ,sensor 2.

Wear and tear like driving down bumpy road? Can it be welded back up and repaired cheaply? And popping noise as started upon coming to a stop.

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1997 GMC Suburban 1500 Recalls

ON CERTAIN MINIVANS, PICKUP TRUCKS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES WITH CERTAIN MODEL-ENGINE COMBINATIONS, THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR MAY FAIL DUE TO CRACKED SOLDER JOINTS ON THE CONTROLLER CIRCUIT BOARD. THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS COULD WORK INTERMITTENTLY OR NOT AT ALL.CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, MINI VANS, AND PICKUP TRUCKS MAY DEVELOP A SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE ELECTRIC OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR SWITCH.

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1997 GMC Suburban 1500 Reviews

i've had my 97 suburban for 13 yrs still going strong with 383,657 mi but i bought a new drivetrain so it can take me another 400,00

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