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2008 GMC Savana 1500 Problems

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Most Common 2008 GMC Savana 1500 Problems

The tail light wiring harness in the cargo area is not protected very well. As a result it may become damaged due to normal wear a tear. This damage can causing some or all of the rear lights to ...
Various electrical components under the front carpet/rubber mat may become damaged if excess water is used to clean the rear cargo area.
It is common for the fuel level sensor in the fuel tank read the fuel level incorrectly. The sensor must be replaced to correct the condition. Our technicians recommend having the complete fuel pum...
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0 Known 2008 GMC Savana 1500 Brakes Problems

1 Known 2008 GMC Savana 1500 Drive Train Problem

Our technicians highly recommend that the transmission is serviced every 30,000 miles to avoid problems and maintain optimal operating order.

2 Known 2008 GMC Savana 1500 Electrical & Lights Problems

The tail light wiring harness in the cargo area is not protected very well. As a result it may become damaged due to normal wear a tear. This damage can causing some or all of the rear lights to ...
It is common for the fuel level sensor in the fuel tank read the fuel level incorrectly. The sensor must be replaced to correct the condition. Our technicians recommend having the complete fuel pum...

3 Known 2008 GMC Savana 1500 Engine Problems

The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.
The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.
The 2008-2014 GMC Savana 1500 uses a throttle position sensor (TPS) which commonly fails and causes: Check engine light illumination Reduced Power message OBD trouble code P2135 This issue ...

2 Known 2008 GMC Savana 1500 Exhaust & Emissions Problems

The GMC Savanah 1500 is known to have issues with the EVAP system, a part of your emission control system. The EVAP canister vent valve or valve solenoid wiring may fail causing illumination of th...
One or both secondary air injection check valves may become restricted causing poor air flow resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light. It is often recommend to replace both check valves...

1 Known 2008 GMC Savana 1500 Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.

0 Known 2008 GMC Savana 1500 Maintenance Problems

2 Known 2008 GMC Savana 1500 Miscellaneous Problems

Various electrical components under the front carpet/rubber mat may become damaged if excess water is used to clean the rear cargo area.
Our technicians recommend flushing the brake fluid every 60,000 miles. Brake fluid that is dirty may cause problems in the brake system.

0 Known 2008 GMC Savana 1500 Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2008 GMC Savana 1500 Problems & Complaints

The tail light wiring harness in the cargo area is not protected very well. As a result it may become damaged due to normal wear a tear. This damage can causing some or all of the rear lights to ...
The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.
The 2008-2014 GMC Savana 1500 uses a throttle position sensor (TPS) which commonly fails and causes: Check engine light illumination Reduced Power message OBD trouble code P2135 This issue ...
It is common for the fuel level sensor in the fuel tank read the fuel level incorrectly. The sensor must be replaced to correct the condition. Our technicians recommend having the complete fuel pum...
The GMC Savanah 1500 is known to have issues with the EVAP system, a part of your emission control system. The EVAP canister vent valve or valve solenoid wiring may fail causing illumination of th...
Our technicians highly recommend that the transmission is serviced every 30,000 miles to avoid problems and maintain optimal operating order.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.
Our technicians recommend flushing the brake fluid every 60,000 miles. Brake fluid that is dirty may cause problems in the brake system.
One or both secondary air injection check valves may become restricted causing poor air flow resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light. It is often recommend to replace both check valves...
Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.
Various electrical components under the front carpet/rubber mat may become damaged if excess water is used to clean the rear cargo area.
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