1997 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Chevrolet Suburban 2500

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1997 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 Problems

Power Brake Units May Leak Fluid From Hydro-Boost Unit

Power brake systems using "hydro-boost" may leak power steering fluid from the hydro-boost unit located behind the brake master cylinder. Replacement of the hydro-boost unit is the common repair to correct this concern.

ABS Warning Light On and/or Erratic ABS Operation

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) front wheel speed sensors are prone to failure. When a sensor fails, the ABS warning light may illuminate and/or the ABS system may activate erratically.

The Fuel Pump May Fail Causing the Engine to Stall or Crank Over But Not Start

The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.

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1997 Chevrolet Suburban 2500 Questions

My truck is bogging,while driving everytime i try to avcelerate. (1 answer)

I was told that the bad gass wede cleared out,couldve built up in the catalytic converter and causihg it to fail.Year long resto,on one bad machine,just dont have extra cash for something like a cat,looking for a less expensive way to sve it

No spark after wreck? (1 answer)

Hello, I have a 97 suburban that will not start. No spark!!! Hit was to passenger fender. I have no rpm signal!!! Things I have replaced are
Computer
Distributor
Cam sensor
Coil
Plugs and wires
Cap and rotor
Crank sensor
Everything has power and 12v except yellow wire to crank sensor. ...

97 cub sub. With no pre warning, or performance issues (1 answer)

Put car in drive it would not move forwards or backwards no wining in transmission or strange noises in or out gear. Transmission is full of fluid, also tried putting it into 4 wheel drive with no change. This is an automatic transmission 4 wheel drive,

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1997 Chevrolet 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.

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