1997 GMC Yukon Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 GMC Yukon
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1997 GMC Yukon ProblemsInstrument Panel Lights Flickering and Exterior Lights Intermittent
The headlight switch used on the GMC Yukon is known to fail through normal operation. Since the headlight switch is also integrated into the interior lights, a malfunctioning switch can cause issues with interior lights as well.
- Symptoms of a failed headlight switch include:
- Headlights and taillights failing to turn on or off
- Interior lights flicker, or fail to turn on or off
- Gauge cluster lighting off or flickering with headlights on
- Parking light malfunctions
This issue is well known with General Motors Trucks and SUVs, and is solved by testing and, if needed, replacing the headlight/dimmer switch. Bad grounding wires at the tail-lights, and dirty/corroded tow package wires can also lead to some of these issues.
The power door lock actuators may become slow to operate or stop working completely and require replacement.
Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
1997 GMC Yukon Questionsgas engine. fuel injection. remote start. replaced injectors. remote start. (1 answer)
it runs rough when idling, but runs great when I get going and going down highway. starts great. check engine light keeps coming on. I replaced injectors. replace mass emissions sensor. new fuel pump. new spark plugs and wires. still does it. 2 shops can't figure it out. any ideas....
Oil looks like brown mud and truck has no pressure
During the winter I had heater on low and all of a sudden it turned up to high by itself. I couldn't turn it off for like a week and a half and then it stopped working. I am wondering what the problem might be, I checked the fuses and they were all good.