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Truck won't start.
If you have spark and you have fuel pressure then the only thing left to test is the fuel injectors. You will need to have a fuel injector noid light to connect to the injector connectors to see if you...
Won't start
I would agree. The ignition switch is sounding like the main suspect on your Suburban. That's the only thing that could lock your steering and then cause instrument cluster to not turn on. If you want to have this checked,...
Car surges in gear when stopped and it is starting to completely shut off/die after surge.
This sounds like you may have a faulty idle air control module. This is a component that monitors the flow of air into the engine at idle speeds. The purpose of this is to regulate the air being mixed with...
Oil is leaking in SUV, but source can't be found
Hello. You should start by checking the oil only when the vehicle has sat for about an hour to see if more shows up. If it does then you have a clog in the return holes in the engine. If...
Driving at 46 mph, SUV has resonance sound & slight vibration
Hi there. This is a common issue on this vehicle that GM has yet to fix. It is an issue with the calibrations in the computer to try and balance the power of the vehicle and the weight to get...
Abnormally loud brakes, acceleration hesitation, & liftgate won't open automatically
Hello. These issues can be related or separate. The braking issue sounds like it may have glazed brake pads. If they get too hot then this can occur. You need to also check the other brakes that were not replaced...
HVAC control panel
You may just have a bad blower motor or blower resistor for the front A/C system. The blower would need to be checked to see if it is getting power to the motor from the blower switch controls. If you...
Wheel is hard to turn
The power steering pump may not be working properly and not producing any pressure. The pump would need to be checked for proper pressures using a tester gauge set. If the pump is producing enough pressure then the steering gear...
I have a 1999 Chevy Suburban K1500 4wd the problem started when the serpentine belt broke.
The system will need to be scanned to verify operation of the steering system variable assist system. You will need a Tech 2 or later type scanner to actuate the needed tests on the steering module and steering sensor. I...
Low gas mileage on 1997 GMC K1500 Suburban V8-5.7L
Hello. We will be happy to help with your 1997 GMC K1500 Suburban. There's likely a combination of reasons as to why your MPG has so greatly declined. I suggest that you have a technician inspect the following items and...
Bucking and sputtering upon startup on 1999 GMC K1500 Suburban
Hello. Thanks for writing in about your 1999 GMC K1500 Suburban. It is likely a faulty/dirty idle air control valve, a faulty mass airflow sensor or bad coil pack causing your issue. If you would like to have this looked...
Rumbling noise upon acceleration
Hello. I believe the circumstance you are experiencing is from a worn component in the rear end, such as a bad wheel bearing or axle. I suggest that you have the rear end of the truck evaluated by a technician....
High idle, loss of power, overheating
Hello. Thanks for writing in about your 1994 GMC K1500 Suburban. A dirty throttle body will cause the power loss and RPM fluctuations. Also, a thermostat opening slow could be the cause of your overheating concern. This should be checked...
mysterious oil disappearance
Hello. It sounds like your engine may be consuming oil. Blue smoke is usually the result of engine oil being burned in the combustion chamber. It may be possible that the piston rings or valve stem seals have begun to...
The A/C quit.
The problem may be a cycling switch or an A/C compressor clutch problem. The system would need to be tested for power to the compressor coming from the controls inside the truck. You do not need to go to the...
Left rear turn signal and break light not working.
Hi there, thanks for writing in. If all of those parts have been replaced the only other possible causes would be a fuse or a wiring problem. It is possible that that light may have lost connection somewhere between the...
Why are my ABS and brake lights on
Your ABS light is on for a reason - and you have some scary symptoms that underscore that the problem is real. Your Suburban is a pre-OBD II model, so you either need a code reader capable of reading ABS...

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