Showing articles & questions for topic
Suburban 1500

Related questions

Question
Something is draining battery. When I turn air conditioner on, the battery level drops. So could this be the culprit.
It sounds like you may have a bad alternator or voltage regulator that is not properly allowing the battery to charge or maintaining the charge. Turning on the AC puts an additional load on the entire system resulting in the...
Question
Service tire monitor system light appears. Is it ok to continue to drive
As long as the tire pressure is not, in fact, low it is safe to drive. So, just check the actual tire pressure in all 4 tires. Using a tire pressure gauge, if you do find low pressure in one...
Question
Grinding coming from tail shaft area of transmission while releasing the gas pedal traveling 25 miles per hour
Hi there. The grinding sound may be coming from a rear output shaft. In most cases, the transmission yoke or output shaft will wear out over time, or when the inner seal has broken. The grinding is typically due to...
Question
02 suburban sercurity light and battery light on while driving
There is a loose and intermittent connection but the question of course is "where". Occasionally, running the vehicle with a real time scanner attached, looking at charging system output, will yield the necessary clues. On your particular issue, sometimes the...
Question
My dashboard in a 2002 suburban is not working
Hi There, This may be related to a short, a faulty gauge cluster or a faulty instrument cluster voltage regulator. The instrument voltage regulator regulates the voltage supplied to the various gauges in your vehicle’s dash. When this is not...
Question
The steering wheel of suburban wont turn at all but car still starts, what's the problem?
Hi There, It sounds like your steering lock may be engaged inadvertently causing your steering wheel to lock unintentionally. You may also have a damaged steering shaft that could be hung up causing it to not allow the steering wheel...
Question
LIfter Trouble
Hi there. The valve lifters are components within the cylinder heads that help to open and close intake and exhaust valves. In order to replace the valve lifters on the engine it requires removing the intake manifold and cylinder heads...
Question
Code P0011 problems
Hi there. P0011 is the OBD-II generic code indicating the engine control module (ECM) has determined that the bank 1 intake camshaft is more advanced than what the ECM has commanded it be. This over-advanced condition could be during advancing...
Question
I have a 07 suburban ltz with 150, miles the fuel pump isn't cycling and takes a long time to strt how I check fuel mod wire color
Hello, thank you for writing in. The fuel pump module is protected by a relay, so you are correct in wanting to check the power supply to the unit before replacing it. It should be a full 12 volts. The...
Question
My transmission makes a clicking sound when get on the gas what could this be?
Hi there. Usually a transmission does not make a clicking sound. In most cases, when a car is in gear and you hear a clicking sound that increases as the vehicle speed increases, it could be caused by an axle,...
Question
I changed my starter an battery an wen I go to start the truck the fuse keep popping
I sounds like you may have a short or potentially a bad starter relay. The problem should be one of 3 things. 1. Intermittent short in the red wire to the relay or in the brown wire to the starter...
Question
I was driving down the road and lost power. Stepped on the gas and the car wouldn't accelerate, but didn't rev up either. Got back home on idle.
Sounds as if the throttle pedal position sensor is not responding when stepping on the gas pedal. Try turning on the ignition key to the 'ON' position with the engine off and step on the gas pedal to the floor....
Question
I had just two ignition coils replaced recently do all of them have to be replaced
Hello. Ignition coils will generally only need replacement if their faulty. If you aren't noticing any misfire or have anything specifically pointing to a bad ignition coil then you should not need to replace them. Although testing with a multimeter...
Question
2002 Chevy Suburban. Died on freeway. Flashes the battery light. So i changed the alternator and the battery and the car wont turn
It sounds like you may have a failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator charges the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine turns the alternator pulley. The voltage regulator is...
Question
E85 flex fuel sensor
The E85 sensor can give the engine computer the wrong indication of the type of fuel being used and the ignition timing will be incorrect. This can cause stalling, hesitations, rough running and other symptoms.
Question
I need to buy an alternator today. Mine had to much wattage due to my new sub and amp. How do I know what alternator to buy? 2003 Chevrolet Suburban 1500
Hello - the real question here, and this is for your sound system person, is "How many watts does all this new gear pull?". Then you calculate how many amps that translates to what capacity alternator you need. (Amps =...
Question
took my 2002 suburan to the chevy garage and I told them how I had to put it in park, then neutral ,then back to park to start the
Even from a distance, my gut tells me this issue is shifter-related. The shifter cable or mechanism can be worn or out of adjustment. It can be just enough that it does not sit in Park or Neutral just so....
Question
Dual auto climate control
You will need to have the blend door actuator removed and the blend door rotated manually to see if it can change the temperature on the drivers side. If it cannot then the blend door is broken inside the heater...
Question
I installed 2 new shocks from eBay, refurbished from the core of an oem, also a new compressor from eBay. (I can send you the lin
Hi there. Our mobile mechanics provide repair and diagnostic services onsite, but we're unable to offer repair assistance without being there. We also do not offer repair services on aftermarket part installations or service. Your best bet is to locate...
Question
My truck won't start but I used a scanner and it says nothing is wrong with it other than the abs so what could be the problem
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may not be starting for several reasons. The first thing we need to do is verify if the starter is cranking at full speed. If it is slow or stumbling, then you...

Need a mechanic?

Our certified mobile mechanics make house calls in over 700 U.S. cities. Fast, free online quotes for your car repair.

Get a quote

Post a question and get free advice from our certified mechanics.


Ask a question