GMC Savana 3500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your GMC Savana 3500
- stalls when its hot out will not restart for 20 minute engine temp is fine
- has fuelproblem at high heat
- what size diameter does the water pump have 2.05 or 1.88
- Hi, I am trying to locate the ECU in my 2001 GMC Savana cutaway van chassis box
- My truck idles very rough when hot and sometimes when i start it ,
GMC Savana 3500 Problems
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.
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.
GMC Savana 3500 Questions
I have been having problems over the years with no starts. I had the truck running the other day ready to drive off and the truck died. I checked gas (gas gauge problems for years now), and added gas,and still no start. I hear the fuel pump when turning key to "on" position. I wan...
GMC Savana 3500 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.
IMPCO Technologies installed a compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system as original equipment on certain 2011-2013 full size GM vans. These vans are being recalled because the electrical connector on the fuel shut off solenoid can corrode, causing the connector to overheat, increasing the risk of a fire. Both dealers and fleet operators will be performing the necessary updates to correct this concern. The corrections include: replacing the fuel shut off solenoid, fuel pump fuse, and adjusting the wiring routing.
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.