1990 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Chevrolet Suburban 2500

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1990 Chevrolet Suburban 2500
$
650
to $
1,021
1990 Chevrolet Suburban 2500
$
77
to $
99
1990 Chevrolet Suburban 2500
$
205
to $
330
1990 Chevrolet Suburban 2500
$
193
to $
325
1990 Chevrolet Suburban 2500
$
403
to $
515

1990 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 Problems

4WD Transfer Case Position Sensor/Selector Switch May Fail

The 4WD transfer case encoder motor position sensor or the selector switch may fail causing the service 4WD message to be displayed. Fault code(s) stored in the transfer case control module will be of assistance in determining the exact fault causing the message to be displayed.

Rear Axle Bearing May Fail

The rear axle bearings have been known to wear grooves in the rear axle shafts, creating a grinding noise and leaky axle seals. An indication that this problem has occurred is axle fluid leaking onto the wheel.

Pitman Arm and Lower Ball Joints May go Bad

The pitman arm and/or lower ball joints may wear causing loose steering and alignment issues. Replacement of worn components will be necessary before the alignment can be properly set to specification.

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1990 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 Questions

loud knocking (1 answer)

Does this engine use regular or premium gas? My buy RV with this engine. (1 answer)

Is this engine fuel injected?

What would cause engine failure, headlamp failure, when vehicle is put in revers (1 answer)

We have already diagnosed the truck with starting fluid Ignition works but immediately quits. Incidentally no headlight power to the main switch? ODB port also has no power, I suspect it is through a power circuit short or relay problem but i also suspect the shifter itself, i tried finding ne...

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1990 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 Recalls

Recall 93V187000
THE RECLINER MECHANISM AND THE SEAT FRAME MAY HAVE FOAM AND/OR VINYL BETWEEN THEM, CREATING A "SOFT" JOINT. THIS "SOFT" JOINT RESULTS IN LOWER THAN SPECIFIED BOLT TORQUE WHICH LEADS TO JOINT LOOSENESS, CAUSING BOLT FATIGUE AND EVENTUAL BOLT FAILURE.
Recall 93V119000
SEVERE CORROSION DUE TO ROAD SALT AT THE JOINT OF THE STAMPED STEEL CENTER SECTION AND THE CAST OUTER SECTION CAN CAUSE THE SECTIONS TO SEPARATE.
Recall 93V016000
UNANTICIPATED HEAT IN THE TRANSMISSION CAN FORCE THE TRANSMISSION FLUID OUT OF THE VENT TUBE.

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1990 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 Reviews

Overall a very nice vehical, can do most anything I need in comfort and drive's very solid but smooth, plenty of seating and still, have the ability to haul something, the best of both a truck and, a car, and you dont have to hang your head when you drive up!

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