GMC Suburban 2500 Repair and Maintenance

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

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GMC Suburban 2500 Problems

Engine Misfire Due to Worn Valve Seat

The engine may develop a misfire due to worn valve seats. This fault will cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Our technicians tell us the misfire may or may not be felt while driving. They further recommend that both cylinder heads be removed and thoroughly inspected and repaired as necessary.

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Driveability Problems Due to Internal Distributor Fault

The distributor may develop internal faults. This can cause a rough running engine or stalling condition, the Check Engine Light may or may not illuminate. Our technicians tell us that the distributor should be overhauled or replaced to correct this concern.

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GMC Suburban 2500 Questions

start but will not run long (1 answer)

truck had been starting &running ;set for two weeks.will start and then shut off.
checked;fuel pump/prusser ;all electric to injects all OK; spray starter fluid [will run as long as you spray]
start up run 15 or 20 sec. then shut off. does carb. have pump in it

I recently had fuel pump+starter replaced and it isn't getting fuel (2 answers)

Starter died trying to start with dead fuelpump, both are replaced starter switch is good, new starter+pump work. But it still won't get fuel, maybe the fuel sending unit? I keep hearing people suggest the distributor, but it just had a tune-up and ran buetifuly

Why is the anti lock brake light on and the anti lock brakes don't work? (1 answer)

All the time.

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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.
Recall 01I006000
THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 1992-1994 CHEVROLET AND GMC SUBURBANS EQUIPPED WITH VACUUM POWER-BRAKE ASSIST AND EBC4 ANTI-LOCK BRAKE (ABS) MODULES. THESE VEHICLES EXHIBIT ...

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GMC Suburban 2500 Reviews

My suburban has been great pulling my travel trailer and loaded with family. Problem is it also has something always needing fixing. Looks like I have to get rid of it now -- the smog pump went bad and there is no replacement except for junk yards. this according to dealer, parts houses, AC Delco (who makes the part), and multiple internet sites trying to find a new pump
I own the 1998 GMC 4x4 2500 with a 454ci 7.4 or 7.6 L. This truck is a true monster. It tows better then my friends 2005 Tahoe. Steering wheel has too much freeplay, lights and electrical seem to have some sort of short, AC blew out at 170,000 miles. Besides that truck still runs and looks great at 174,000 miles. I did get the engine redone, fuel injectors seem to have been full of gunk. My che...
We have had the car for 18 years, it was purchased as a lo mile used vehicle. Running a 454 CID big block it has performed very well and is good on gas. Originaly we had a 28 ft trailer to hall cross country, didn't even notice a pull or load on this chassis. My 350 cid truck boged down and was difficult to stop.

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