GMC 1500 Pickup Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your GMC 1500 Pickup
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GMC 1500 Pickup ProblemsInside/Outside Door Handles May Break
The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.
The windshield wipers may not work intermittently due to a faulty wiper motor control board. Our technicians tell us that lightly taping on the wiper motor when the fault occurs should temporarily get the wipers working again. Some vehicles were recalled for this problem and some were not. You will need to check with your local dealer to find out if a specific vehicle was included.
The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Running the engine with a coolant/oil mix may result in engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct this issue.
GMC 1500 Pickup QuestionsDisconnected battery, replaced high press power steering hose, reconnect battery, 2.8 liter engine now goes to full throttle every time. (2 answers)
Throttle Foot pedal goes to the floor and springs back with no problem. Removed the air cleaner and throttle works like it should.
No voltage from the signal wire. Help Brad
GMC 1500 Pickup RecallsSeat Belts Not Proper For Vehicle
The seat belts installed on the vehicle may not meet proper federal requirements. Dealers will replace both front seat belts free of charge to resolve the concern.
The bolts that secure the seat recliner to the seat frame may loosen, fatigue and fracture, causing the seat back to recline suddenly. Dealers will remove all foam and fabric sandwiched between the recliner and frame, install washers between them, and install new bolts, tightening them to a higher torque specification free of charge to resolve the concern.
The fuel tank may rub on the body at the front inner corner, causing a noise and possible fuel tank damage resulting in leakage of fuel. Dealers will inspect the fuel tank for wear and install a spacer between the fuel tank and body, as well as replace leaking tanks free of charge to resolve the concern.