1998 GMC Suburban 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 GMC Suburban 1500

1998 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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1998 GMC Suburban 1500 Questions

I will be having a head gasket replaced on my vehicle. The vehicle will have been sitting a while before the mechanic I've selected can get to it. So, I have two questions-what can I do to "refresh" the gas (the tank presently holds @39 gallons, since I had tanked up before I dro...

dont know weather to buy whole pump and assembly or jus pump.... pump alone cheaper...

The automatic door locks just quit working, without warning, on all four doors.

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1998 GMC Suburban 1500 Recalls

CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, MINI VANS, AND PICKUP TRUCKS MAY DEVELOP A SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE ELECTRIC OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR SWITCH.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES. ONE OR BOTH FRONT BRAKE ROTOR/HUBS WERE BUILT WITH AN OUT-OF-SPECIFICATION GRAY IRON THAT CAN FAIL DURING THE LIFE OF THE VEHICLE.

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1998 GMC Suburban 1500 Reviews

Little over 116,000 miles. Bought used with 98,000 miles. Had to replace head gasket (I put the wrong anti-freeze in - oops). Has been running great. No major problems other basic maintenance stuff. 2nd Suburban I've owned. Last one was a 1996, bought it with 120,000 traded it in at 225,000 (transfer case started going and ran it for over a year without a front drive shaft). Was a great vehicle...

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