1997 CHEVROLET Suburban

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3 Recalls for 1997 CHEVROLET Suburban

Recall Date Component Summary
May 19, 2006 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

CERTAIN REPLACEMENT FUEL FILTERS, FRAM BRAND NAME P/N G3727, WITH DATE CODES X52911 THROUGH X60801 SEQUENTIALLY OR X600141 AND A MEXICO COUNTRY OR ORIGIN MARKING ON THE FUEL FILTER HOUSING MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 18, 2005, THROUGH MARCH 21, 2006, SOLD FOR USE ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE AND ON CERTAIN SCHOOL BUSES. (TO SEE THE SCHOOL BUS ENGINE SIZES, CLICK ON “DOCUMENT SEARCH” AND THEN “BUS APPLICATIONS”). THE CONNECTOR ON THE FUEL FILTER WAS NOT MANUFACTURED TO HONEYWELL’S SPECIFICATION. AS A RESULT, THE O-RING MAY NOT SEAT CORRECTLY ON THE FUEL LINE.

Remedy:

HONEYWELL WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE FUEL FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 18, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FRAM CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-890-2075 (OPTION 1).

April 28, 2003 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

ON CERTAIN MINIVANS, PICKUP TRUCKS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES WITH CERTAIN MODEL-ENGINE COMBINATIONS, THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR MAY FAIL DUE TO CRACKED SOLDER JOINTS ON THE CONTROLLER CIRCUIT BOARD. THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS COULD WORK INTERMITTENTLY OR NOT AT ALL.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WIPER MOTOR CIRCUIT BOARD AND COVER. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON JUNE 19, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020, GMC AT 1-800-462-8782, OR OLDSMOBILE AT 1-800-442-6537.

March 7, 2003 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, MINI VANS, AND PICKUP TRUCKS MAY DEVELOP A SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE ELECTRIC OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR SWITCH.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A FUSED JUMPER HARNESS TO THE ELECTRIC OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR SWITCH. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 24, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-222-1020 OR GMC AT 1-800-462-8782.

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7 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1997 CHEVROLET Suburban

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Date Component  
windshield & wipers
engine
engine
steering
computer controls
OTHER (identify in Problem Description Box)
transmission

0 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1997 CHEVROLET Suburban

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5 Investigations for 1997 CHEVROLET Suburban

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
EQUIPMENT
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
STEERING
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

43 Service Alerts for 1997 CHEVROLET Suburban

Date Description
May 3, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

This preliminary informational bulletin provides information on High Oil Pressure on Startup After Engine Replacement Concern.

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December 2, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This informational bulletin provides information for dealers/technicians on Procedures to Unlock Delco Radio with Theftlock.

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December 2, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This informational bulletin provides information for dealers/technicians on Procedures to Unlock Delco Radio with Theftlock.

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September 18, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This warranty administration bulletin provides information regarding the field action courtesy transportation policy.

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November 22, 2019 353100 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

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November 22, 2019 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

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September 5, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

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September 20, 2017 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

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September 20, 2017 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

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September 20, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

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September 20, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

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May 31, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco Theft Lock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock c

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May 31, 2018 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco Theft Lock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock c

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May 31, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco Theft Lock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock c

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May 3, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This preliminary informational bulletin provides information on High Oil Pressure on Startup After Engine Replacement Concern.

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March 15, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This warranty administration bulletin provides policy information with the field action courtesy transportation policy.

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May 9, 2014 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

This informational bulletin provides the technician with information on what E85 fuel may due to a non E85 vehicle.

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December 4, 2015 353100 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

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October 23, 2015 353100 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

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October 23, 2015 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

This Preliminary Information communication provides information to the technician on how to unlock radios that are Delco TheftLock. Technician will use the radio to get the scrambled code. Technician will need to contact the radio unlock ce

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100000 POWER TRAIN

4L80E OUTPUT CARRIER THRUST WASHER CHANGES. *TT

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June 1, 1999 034000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

SOME CAB CHASSIS, CREW CAB, AND PICKUP MODELS MAY EXHIBIT A BRAKE LEAD / PULL AND FRONT BRAKE WEAR. *TT

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March 1, 2005 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

REPLACEMENT OF CONNECTOR WHEN REPLACING FUEL TANK MODULE/FUEL PUMP MODULE. *TT

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April 1, 1997 162310 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

BROKEN REAR CARGO DOOR HINGE (INSTALL REPLACEMENT HINGE). *TW

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February 22, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

This Preliminary Information communicates to the dealer the process for downloading or updating operating software for the Tire Pressure Monitor, Active Fuel Injector tester, multi media tester, PICO Scope, GR8 starting/charging tester and

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August 26, 2016 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

THIS TECHNICAL BULLETIN PROVIDES A PROCEDURE TO REPROGRAM THE MEDIA DISC PLAYER WITH THE LATEST CALIBRATIONS TO CORRECT A CONDITION OF THE REAR ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM NOT OPERATING AS INTENDED IN COLDER AMBIENT TEMPERATURE AREAS DUE TO CALIBR

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February 1, 2003 136200 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

SPECIAL POLICY ADJUSTMENT – WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR FAILURES. *TT

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January 1, 2004 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

93-00 FULL SIZE UTILITIES (GMT 400 OLD STYLE ONLY) AC BLOWS WARM AND THE HIGH SIDE PRESSURE IS TOO HIGH. *MJ

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November 18, 2003 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH A P0300 SET AND A MISFIRE. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING THE 1996-1999 P32 AND THE 1996-2002 GMC C/K TRUCK. *TT

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061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SERVICE ENGINE SOON LIGHT AND P0300 WHEN TOWING, CRUISING UPHILL OR ON HARD ACCELERATION. *TT

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January 1, 2006 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

ANTILOCK BRAKE (ABS) ACTIVATION AT LOW SPEEDS. *TT

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January 1, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH A P0300 SET AND A MISFIRE. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 1996 – 1999 P32 MODELS. SIT BULLETIN 1416475. *TT

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November 18, 2003 093000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM

6.5L L49 L56 L57 L65 DIESEL ENGINE REQUIRING FUEL INJECTION PUMP REPLACEMENT. MODELS P32/P42 1994-1999 INCLUDED. *TT

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October 1, 2002 100000 POWER TRAIN

DIAGNOSTIC INFORMATION FOR INTERMITTENT TRANSMISSION DOWNSHIFT, SLIP, BUSY/CYCLING TCC OR NOISY COOLING FAN. *TT

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August 1, 2005 103400 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

DIAGNOSIS OF CRACKED OR BROKEN TRANSMISSION CASE. *TT 2006 AND PRIOR CARS AND LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS. *TT

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April 1, 1998 034000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

VEHICLE LEADING OR PULLING TO EITHER SIDE WHILE APPLYING THE BRAKES OR FRONT BRAKE WEAR NOT MEETING EXPECTATIONS. *YC

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September 1, 1999 034000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

BRAKE LEAD/PULL AND FRONT BRAKE WEAR. *MJS

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September 1, 1998 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

VEHICLES LEADING OR PULLING TO EITHER SIDE WHILE APPLYING THE BRAKES, AND PREMATURE FRONT BRAKE WEAR, ESPECIALLY VEHICLES THAT HAVE BEEN USED TO TOW A HEAVY LOAD. *YC

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February 21, 2003 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

WINDSHIELD WIPER FAILURE DUE TO CRACKED BOULDER JOINTS ON THE CONTROLLER CIRCUIT BOARD. THIS SPECIAL POLICY COVERS THE CONDITION FOR A PERIOD OF SEVEN YEARS OR 70,000 MILES, WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST FROM THE DATE THE VEHICLE WAS ORIGINALLY P

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December 1, 2002 046000 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK

ANTILOCK BRAKE (ABS) ACTIVATION AT LOW SPEEDS ON VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING THE 1995 AND 1996 ENVOY. *TT

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November 1, 2003 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

4L60-E AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OIL PUMP FIRST AND SECOND DESIGN IDENTIFICATION. *TT

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March 14, 2003 135200 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

INSTALLING A FUSE JUMPER HARNESS TO CORRECT A SHORT CIRCUIT IN THE ELECTRIC OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR SWITCH. *TT *JB

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September 23, 2006 021244 SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:U-BOLT, LEAF SPRING TO AXLE

LEFT FRONT AXLE SHAFT DIFFICULT TO REMOVE. AXLE DIFFERENTIAL LEAK SEAL SHAFT. *KB

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