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1998 GMC Envoy Problems

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Most Common 1998 GMC Envoy Problems

On vehicles equipped with rear air springs, the air compressor may fail causing the rear suspension to sit low.
The HVAC blower motor may stop working at one or more speeds due to a faulty blower motor resistor block. Our technicians recommend to confirm the resistor is at fault by first checking the o...
The cooling fan clutch may fail causing excessive fan noise and/or the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
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1 Known 1998 GMC Envoy Brakes Problem

The Anti-lock brake system (ABS) control unit may fail internally causing the ABS warning light to illuminate.

3 Known 1998 GMC Envoy Drive Train Problems

Our technicians highly recommend that the transmission is serviced every 30,000 miles to avoid problems and maintain optimal operating order.
Vehicles equipped whit a 4 speed automatic transmission may develop a harsh 1-2 shift and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light with code P1870 stored. This can be caused by wear of the bore fo...
The transmission output shaft seal may leak transmission fluid. On 2WD models, this leak can cause the transmission mount to become oil soaked, which will require replacement of the mount along w...

4 Known 1998 GMC Envoy Electrical & Lights Problems

On vehicles with intermittent windshield wipers, the wiper motor circuit board may fail and cause the wipers to stop working at times. Replacing the circuit board should resolve the issue. So...
The electrical contacts in the ignition switch may fail and result in erratic instrument panel gauge operation or illumination of the Check Engine (SES) Light.
The power door locks may stop working in one or more doors due to a failed actuator. Replacement of the failed actuator should correct this concern.

4 Known 1998 GMC Envoy Engine Problems

The cooling fan clutch may fail causing excessive fan noise and/or the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
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.
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 distribu...

1 Known 1998 GMC Envoy Exhaust & Emissions Problem

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

2 Known 1998 GMC Envoy Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

The HVAC blower motor may stop working at one or more speeds due to a faulty blower motor resistor block. Our technicians recommend to confirm the resistor is at fault by first checking the o...
The heater core under the right side of the dashboard may leak engine coolant which can puddle on the passenger front floor. The loss of coolant may cause an engine overheating condition. Our tech...

2 Known 1998 GMC Envoy Maintenance Problems

GM recommends replacing the engine coolant at 100,000 miles; however, our technicians tell us that the coolant may become contaminated and require a complete cooling system flush every 60,000 to 70...
Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.

0 Known 1998 GMC Envoy Miscellaneous Problems

1 Known 1998 GMC Envoy Suspension & Steering Problem

On vehicles equipped with rear air springs, the air compressor may fail causing the rear suspension to sit low.

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Known 1998 GMC Envoy Problems & Complaints

On vehicles equipped with rear air springs, the air compressor may fail causing the rear suspension to sit low.
Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
The HVAC blower motor may stop working at one or more speeds due to a faulty blower motor resistor block. Our technicians recommend to confirm the resistor is at fault by first checking the o...
The cooling fan clutch may fail causing excessive fan noise and/or the Check Engine Light to illuminate.
The Anti-lock brake system (ABS) control unit may fail internally causing the ABS warning light to illuminate.
On vehicles with intermittent windshield wipers, the wiper motor circuit board may fail and cause the wipers to stop working at times. Replacing the circuit board should resolve the issue. So...
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.
Our technicians highly recommend that the transmission is serviced every 30,000 miles to avoid problems and maintain optimal operating order.
The electrical contacts in the ignition switch may fail and result in erratic instrument panel gauge operation or illumination of the Check Engine (SES) Light.
A door window may move slowly or stop in mid travel due to a failing power window motor. The affected window may start working again after the motor cools off. Replacing the faulty window mot...
The power door locks may stop working in one or more doors due to a failed actuator. Replacement of the failed actuator should correct this concern.
The heater core under the right side of the dashboard may leak engine coolant which can puddle on the passenger front floor. The loss of coolant may cause an engine overheating condition. Our tech...
Vehicles equipped whit a 4 speed automatic transmission may develop a harsh 1-2 shift and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light with code P1870 stored. This can be caused by wear of the bore fo...
GM recommends replacing the engine coolant at 100,000 miles; however, our technicians tell us that the coolant may become contaminated and require a complete cooling system flush every 60,000 to 70...
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 distribu...
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