1998 GMC Suburban 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 GMC Suburban 1500

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1998 GMC Suburban 1500 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.

Front/Rear Differential May Develop Noise Due to Worn Bearings

The front or rear differential may develop an abnormal noise due to worn bearings or another internal fault. Our technicians tell us that a complete overhaul of the affected differential is commonly necessary to correct this condition.

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1998 GMC Suburban 1500 Questions

I just had my axle housing R&R, used rear end replaced and my axle came apart what would cause this? (1 answer)

Replaced all transmission selenoids ..still won't shift out of second gear (1 answer)

My gears shift but the vehicle won't move at all why is that?? (2 answers)

A friend was changing my spark plugs and wires because of a misfire problem. I came outside it look like he took my engine apart the air filter was off and other things. After put back together decided to drive it around the corner and come to find out it wouldn't move. After I jus drove it 1...

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1998 GMC Suburban 1500 Recalls

Recall 03V093000
CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, MINI VANS, AND PICKUP TRUCKS MAY DEVELOP A SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE ELECTRIC OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR SWITCH.
Recall 98V033000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES. ONE OR BOTH FRONT BRAKE ROTOR/HUBS WERE BUILT WITH AN OUT-OF-SPECIFICATION GRAY IRON THAT CAN FAIL DURING THE LIFE OF THE VEHICLE.

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1998 GMC Suburban 1500 Reviews

Little over 116,000 miles. Bought used with 98,000 miles. Had to replace head gasket (I put the wrong anti-freeze in - oops). Has been running great. No major problems other basic maintenance stuff. 2nd Suburban I've owned. Last one was a 1996, bought it with 120,000 traded it in at 225,000 (transfer case started going and ran it for over a year without a front drive shaft). Was a great vehicle...

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