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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1997 GMC Suburban 2500

1997 GMC Suburban 2500

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1997 GMC Suburban 2500 Problems

Miscellaneous -- Verified

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

Miscellaneous -- Verified

The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.

Engine -- Verified

The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Running the engine with a coolant/oil mix may result in engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct this issue.

Brakes -- Verified

Power brake systems using "hydro-boost" may leak power steering fluid from the hydro-boost unit located behind the brake master cylinder. Replacement of the hydro-boost unit is the common repair to correct this concern.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

The quick-connect fittings for the heater hoses tend to leak engine coolant. This problem commonly occurs because the metal housing has become brittle, which can break and cause leaks.

1997 GMC Suburban 2500 Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., April 24, 2003

Summary: 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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Body, Interior & Misc., June 19, 2003

Summary: 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.

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1997 GMC Suburban 2500 Questions and Answers

smd23, 1997 GMC Suburban 2500, 7.4L V8, Huntingtown, MD

The brake warning light stays on.

Visitor, 1997 GMC Suburban 2500, 6.5L V8 Diesel Turbo, Brownsburg, IN

vehicle will not start. have plenty of fuel pressure. removed injection pump and had tested. report came back stating fuel pump was fine, they recailbrated it also. install injection pump and s...

luckys, 1997 GMC Suburban 2500, Mission Viejo, CA

Changed fuel filter little better mechanic says problem is pump should i change it, no check engine lights either

ggmart71, 1997 GMC Suburban 2500, 7.4L V8, Long Beach, CA

I would like to know what the normal running temperature is for this engine because I just bought this suburban from a unscrupulous private owner anyhow, it runs at 220 degrees and I'm sure th...

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