Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Repair and Maintenance
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Chevrolet Suburban 1500 ProblemsPower Door Lock Actuators May Fail
The power door lock actuators may become slow to operate or stop working completely and require replacement.
One or more heater & AC (HVAC) air delivery and/or temperature mode door actuator may fail. This can result in incorrect air delivery or temperature. If this occurs, fault code(s) stored in the HVAC control module should be available to assist with diagnoses.
The speedometer or other instrument panel gauge may begin to work erratically at times. Our technicians tell us that the instrument cluster must be sent to a repair facility to correct this fault. The warranty has been extended on some of these units to 7 years or 70,000 miles.
Chevrolet Suburban 1500 QuestionsHow do is fix noise with the Flasher Hazard relay (2 answers)
When the "flash hazard" button is not activated, I continue to hear this clicking noise. I tried replacing the Flash Hazard relay; however, noise continue. Any suggestions?
This has only happened while driving at high altitude in the Rocky Mtns. The instrument cluster lights go out and gauges go down before it happens. The car kind of chugs along slowing down then gaining some speed, losing and gaining until we just pull over or it stops. We've been able to rol...
Chevrolet Suburban 1500 RecallsIgnition Switch
The ignition switch actuator can bind causing the ignition switch to stick in the "start" position. If this were to occur the actuator can unexpectedly release, cause the ignition switch to snap back into the "Accessory" position. This would cause the engine to turn off with an associated loss of brake and steering power assist. If these conditions were to lead to a crash the airbags may not deploy as expected. Dealers will inspect and replace the ignition lock housing as necessary to correct this concern.
A fault can develop with the Electric Power Steering resulting in sudden loss of power steering assist, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the power steering assist motor kit to correct this concern.
The chassis electrical module can short due to internal contamination. This can result in the vehicle stalling. Dealers will replace the chassis electronic module free of charge to resolve the concern.