1997 GMC Suburban 2500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 GMC Suburban 2500

No_car_image
Get a Repair Estimate
Guaranteed by certified locations nationwide. Learn more
Get a Repair Estimate For Your 1997 GMC Suburban 2500
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 1,700 quality certified locations nationwide. Learn more

1997 GMC Suburban 2500 Problems

Power Door Lock Actuators May Fail

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

Inside/Outside Door Handles May Break

The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.

Power Brake Units May Leak Fluid From Hydro-Boost Unit

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.

See More Problems (23)

1997 GMC Suburban 2500 Questions

i recently changed the cam shaft in my 1997 7.4 motor (1 answer)

while i had it apart icranked it over to line up the timing gears. nw im having problems geetting the dist. instaled right , i brought number onepiston up to tdc on the compression stroke, but dont knoe how to set the dist. IE where do i point the rotor. thank you

running temperature (1 answer)

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 this is too hot. There is no visible leak for the water just I'm thinking this is either a head gas...

Engine misses up grades (2 answers)

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

See More Questions (5)

1997 GMC Suburban 2500 Recalls

Recall 03V159000
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.
Recall 03V093000
CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, MINI VANS, AND PICKUP TRUCKS MAY DEVELOP A SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE ELECTRIC OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR SWITCH.

See More Recalls (2)