GMC Savana 1500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your GMC Savana 1500
GMC Savana 1500 Problems
The tail light wiring harness in the cargo area is not protected very well. As a result it may become damaged due to normal wear a tear. This damage can causing some or all of the rear lights to stop working.
Various electrical components under the front carpet/rubber mat may become damaged if excess water is used to clean the rear cargo area.
It is common for the fuel level sensor in the fuel tank read the fuel level incorrectly. The sensor must be replaced to correct the condition. Our technicians recommend having the complete fuel pump module replaced on high mileage vehicles.
GMC Savana 1500 Questions
van running great but suddenly start running rough and will die. try starting again and starts but then dies again,let van sit for a few mins then try and will start, though it was the fuel filter than needed to be replace, but yesterday van start stalling again and died on me,just wudn't st...
There is no rear A/C
the air is cold but cannot change air to work thru dash vents
GMC Savana 1500 Recalls
Certain vehicles are being recalled because if a crash were to occur not requiring deployment of the front airbags, the head of an unbelted front seat passenger could hit the instrument panel, resulting in personal injury because the panel may not sufficiently absorb the impact. As of this writing, General Motors is still working on a remedy for this concern.
Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vans are used by the Explorer Van Company as the base vehicle for some of their van conversions. Certain Explorer vans are being recalled because the wiring under the power seats may not have been properly secured during vehicle conversion. The wires can be damaged by the seat mechanism resulting in an electrical short and possibly a fire. Dealers will inspect and replace any seat wire harness found to be damaged. If the harness is not damaged, it will be secured to prevent future damage.
Under regular conditions you should not be able to remove your key from the ignition cylinder while your car is on and/or your transmission is not in the Park position. This may occur due to a manufacturing defect in your vehicle's ignition lock cylinder. Removing the key while the vehicle is still running and/or in Park may allow your vehicle to roll away causing an accident. To correct this condition GM will replace the ignition lock cylinder and 2 provide 2 new keys. The GM recall # is 12332.
GMC Savana 1500 Reviews
My AC is working but does not blow out of the dash vents-just the floor and defrost vents. I suspect a vacumn hose problem. Does anyone have advice? email@example.com
My 2002 GMC SAVANA 1500 HAS BEEN LEAKING WATER COOLIANT FOR THE PASS YEAR. IT WAS LEAKING A LITTLE BIT THAT I HAD TO ADD SOME EVERY FOUR MONTHS, MAYBE A PINT. SIX MONTHS LATER A LITTLE MORE AND MORE OFTEN. NOW I HAVE TO ADD EVERY WEEK AT LEAST A QUART EVERY FIVE DAYS. I CRAWLED UNDER THE VAN AND CAN NOT SEE WHERE IT'S LEAKING. I CAN GO AND CHECK WHERE I PARK THE VAN AND NO WATER SPOTS. I W...
Bought this van new. very few complaints. used the cigarette lighter and had a major short in the wiring harness. only 77k miles. gm does not stock replacement harnesses. I found a repair shop online that fixes these harnesses and when I asked about repair they said "cigarette lighter? we've been seeing a lot of those". gm denies knowledge of this problem. anyone else have this trouble? ...