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GMC Suburban

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Also known as GMC Yukon XL, the GMC Suburban is a full-size sport utility vehicle manufactured by General Motors Company from 1935 to the present. It has been one of General Motors’ most profitable vehicles.
On the driver's side next to the distributor; hard to get to.
  == Answer ==   Bring to a shop that has an ABS scanner to determine problem
  autozone.com, then repair information...you're then able to select your vehicle's make and model.
  == Answer ==   Follow the larger hose from the a/c compressor   Maybe near the drier at the passenger firewall
  First. Remove all the spark plugs. Drain all the oil. Turn the engine over by hand VERY SLOWLY. Squirt some oil down the spark plug holes. Light oil. (Marvel Mystery Oil) Turn the engine over again. Refill with fresh oil & new filter. Install new spark plugs. If the fuel system was not...
== Answer ==   try replacing the radiator cap, because it has a pressure release valve that can stick or take out your thermostat altogether, sometimes it runs better without it in the summer only.   .   HOW IS THE CONDITON OF THE RADIATOR? THERE COULD BE SOME CROSS TUBES THAT ARE CLOGED UP...
  == Answer ==     Between 55-60 psi
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Answer . \nIt means that you need to take it to a dealer, ASAP. Do not attempt to repair as serious injury can occur. The SRS has a problem.
Try wiggling the electrical connector at the blower resistor. If wiggling this connector makes the blower go on and off, turn everything off and replace the connector before anything catches fire and burns the truck down. Next, when the blower is not working, set the fan speed to hi and try gently...
My 99 gmc suburban is stuck in 4 wheel drice low
There are four ways to find a ratio. 1 A dealer can normally tell from the vin number. 2 There are normally tags or labels on the axle that have part number, gear ratio, and fluid requirement info. 3 You can count how many times you have to turn the driveshaft to get one complete turn of the...
  The GMC stereo has amplified rear door speakers. When wiring up the aftermarket stereo, connect the blue wire on a GM aftermarket harness to acc power and the speakers will work. I did the same thing for mine about 5 years ago. Good Luck...
There isn't a reset button on that vehicle.
  Oh, you have trouble. Ok, crawl under the back and remove the plate on the differential. It takes a 1/2 inch wrench or socket. You may have to pry the cover off after the bolts are removed. Catch the grease in a bucket. look for metal. It may be chunks or just "glitter" in the grease. You...
  If you have an oil cooler, it's possible that the lines have become rusted and are leaking.
no I tried and the speed sensors and circuitry are not compatable different control units
  Unconnect battery. Remove cables and unscrew the old one located on the right side of the engine near the gearbox. Installation vice versa.
With some fabrication, you could make it fit; but completely stock it won't. Even if it did, the body styles are different. Keep in mind that the body style of the suburbans were the same from 82' all the way to 1991, then they switched to the GMT400 that lasted to 2000. The GMT400's front clip is...
The only why to repair the seat belt (retractor) is to replace the assembly,no parts are available to rebuild this assembly.
If the transmission doesn't see the right fluid pressures it will stay in second gear to allow you to get it off the road without tearing itself up.
  == Answer ==     Wipe the transmission down with a rag! Clean up all the transmission fluid. Now start the vehicle and look under it see where it is leaking from. The front, the pan, or the rear? The front and rear will need a new seal. The pan will need a new gasket. You have to...
The Drivers Door Module or Passenger Door Module on a 2003 suburban is also known as the "window / door lock" switch. These modules are located on each respective door, i.e. driver side door or passenger side door. It is the module that has the door lock/unlock switch and window up/down switch. Hope...
The front 12 volt power socket for the lighter stays "hot" when the key is off.
  I answered this one myself. You have to get a power steering puller, pull the pully off from the pump and take the pump out of the bracket, than you can get to the bolts that hold the steel bracket to the back of the pump. I could not find any short cuts except to take the whole thing apart,...
  == Answer ==     Copied from another answer, but probably similar:     Place a jack under tank to support the tank. Remove fuel tank straps. Slowly lower tank. When able to reach in, diconnect all electric lines and fuel lines. Continue to lower tank and remove.    ...
there's a tag on the bolt on the pumpkin-the big oval-circular part between the two axles.After you find the tag call parts store with vehicle info-make,year,motor,and they'll let you know.Or you can Chevy dealer with info and they'll tell you.
  == Answer ==   It is a large silver cylindrical shaped valve with both A/C lines going to it.  Trace your A/C hoses to locate it.  
  == Answer ==     My 1998 K2500 Suburban is in overall great shape. I keep it maintained very well. When the air conditioner R134 charge leaked down, I tried extensively, but could not find the leak.     Turned out to only be the schrader valves on the compressor (both high and...
The radiator drain is on the bottom of the radiator, generally under the lower hose.
You need to have it checked for codes to know what the cause of the code is.
%DETAILS%    == Answer ==   Hey Keisty=It is under the kick panel on the pass side. If you want to remove the codes simply remove the negative battery cable for 30 seconds. GoodluckJoe 
  Maybe. But maybe you need just a starter selenoid. And maybe you need a new battery.
don't know but... Cal king = 72 X 84
  == Answer ==   Try replacing the ignition module. It is located in the distributor. This is what gives the PCM the reference to turn on the fuel pump, fire spark, etc.
  == Answer ==     A loose ground or a Connection that isn't quite tight and makes contact on the bump.   -Mr. Mechanic-
Answer . moct pcv vlves are located on the air filter husing or some where on the valve covers if your not sure what it looks like and since their cheap go to autozone and buy one then you atleast know what your looking for
Answer . Buckle your seatbelt. Now if the alarm is on even after buckling up, take it to the dealer as it is still under warranty. If you just want to be stupid and not wear your seatbelt, I will not help you.
Yes. the diameter will be a little less but it will still work. You won't notice much difference at all except for more responsive steering and less roll.
suburbination is how many illegale alliens you can pack into a 1990 GMC Suburban. Likewise, urbanization is 32 of them un-assing in Wadena Mn.
  == Answer ==   Power door lock actuators are relatively easy to change. you can get them from dealer, parts stores or even ebay. I got mine for $7 each on ebay. many gm and jeep vehicles use the same actuator just use the original bracket.     Take off the door panel and drill out...
No, of course not. There is no capsule or tablet that you can put  in your gas tank that will improve your mileage. These things are  just a scam and may harm your vehicle. Be sensible and don't waste  your money.
  If your going over bumps and it squeeks first check for worn out bushings, that is most common cause as bushings wear out there is more metal on metal contact. look for anything that may have come a little loose (shocks , bolts etc... ) that could also cause it if your driving on smooth...
There is a belt tightener on the alternator which must be loosened to take the belt off. After the belt is loose, remove the bottom mounting bolt and the alternator is off. you will also need to remove the wiring.
  Does the engine continue to run on it's own after you gave it a squirt of starting fluid? If so, try replacing the ECT (engine coolant temperature) sensor. If the engine runs only on starting fluid but not on it's own I would suspect the fuel pump is bad.
under the intake manifold mounted to the CFI (central fuel injector)
Answer . \nThis type information can be easily found in your owner's manual. If you do not have one, I suggest you get one. Dealer can order you one or you may find one at a salvage yard. Also search on line for a down loadable copy. Some manufactures do have these on line.
You can disconnect the battery for about 5 minutes and this will clear the check engine codes stored in the computer. If the problem that caused the code has not been repaired the check engine code will just happen again. The only way to get the check engine light to not be on is to repair the...
The neutral safety switch SHOULD be screwed into the side (normally drivers) of the transmission and will have 2 leads going from it.
  == Answer ==   If it turns over sluggishly - could be a bad starter   If it turns over normally - fueld could be atomizing too early (Vapor lock)
  == Answer ==   There should be a square 1/2 hole off center of the tensioner  use a 1/2 breaker bar in this hole to take tension off belt
  How much fuel gets introduced into the engine
low radiator fluid or a possible bad thermostat.
 == Answer ==   You need to get a FACTORY shop manual as none of the others have a good schematic of the steering column. Try AUTOBOOKSONLINE.COM or E-bay. 
  I had one that did that and the problem was the electric fuel pump which is mounted in the gas tank. I mean I was driving down the expressway happy as can be one minute and the next second the engine died. No hiccupping, or sputtering, it just died.
  == Answer ==   Plastic petcock shaped like a T. it will be on the passenger side of the radiator facing the rear of the truck.Be careful when draining as to not burn yourself. Also try to catch the coolant in a tub or something so animals dont drink it. It will cause them immediate death.
  == Answer ==   Mine started doing this, too. It appears to be an alignment problem with the locking mechanism. For now, continue to keep the key turned in the lock and lift the tailgate handle. Also, you can see inside the tailgate, to the right of the latch, a bracket and spring. Push...
  camshaft/crankshaft position corellation fault
  == Answer ==   The arm is held on by a c-clip on the steel post that serves as the hinge and mounting point to the side of the seat. Simply stated, you pop that clip off and pull the armrest out, then slide the new one in and replace the clip. This sounds much easier than it is. In...
Answer for replacing O2 SensorsThis message applies to a 1999 4wd with an 8-cylinder engine. I don't know how similar or dissimilar other Suburbans are.The good news is that changing sensors isn't too hard. The bad news is that there are four sensors on the exhaust (two pre-cat and two post-cat--...
Get a manual on your truck from the parts store or from autobooksonline.com. Make sure there is a wiring diagram in the manual. The most common problem with these trucks is the fuel pumps.most commen problem w/front wheels engaging for 4wd is the electronic servo acutuator motor it is mounted in the...
  == Answer ==     There should be a drain plug on the lower driver's corner of the radiator.     Needless to say, the engine should be cool before you do this.
Mounted on top and inside the fuel tank.
== Answer ==   You know of course there's the one on the dash that is visible on the driver's side. You might also want to check on the inside of the door frame... sometimes it is there along with the other information about your chevy. Check the under side of your hood. Check underneath your...
  == Answer ==       IT'S EITHER ON THE ACCUMULATOR OR THE LINE THAT GOES TO IT.THE ACCUMULATOR LOOK LIKE A 4INCH X 8 INCH CAN,WITH A PRESSURE SWITCH OFF CENTER ON THE TOP.THE LINE GOES FROM THE COMPRESSOR TO THIS CAN,THAT IS CALLED THE SUCTION LINE (LOW PRESSURE)     GOOD...
no it wont, because the 97 is a 700r 4l160e and the 99 is a 4l60e, the 97 is a one piece transmission and the 99 is a two piece transmission, on the 99 the bell housing can be removed and the 97 is a one piece.
  ours was bad 2 plug and lose distributor and wrong firing order and changed spark wire, however timing was what caused my dads to do it.
  == Answer ==   turn it on in idle till it dies?
  == Answer ==   Substitute a test light for the fuse and remove each socket and bulb until test ligh goes out that will tell you which area is shorted to ground   Then you can replace socket, wiring, etc in that area only
  == Answer ==   Check fuses, breakers and relay in power distribution box
  Narrow it down a little at a time. Start with fuel. See if you can use a can of starting fluid to get it to run briefly. If you can, then it's a fuel delivery problem. Check for a blocked fuel filter or worn out fuel pump. If you get NOTHING from the starting fluid, pull a plug and see if it's...
it is located inside the coupler between the high side and low side fittings on the passenger side of the engine compartment
Attach the wiring harness to the back of your 1996 Chevy Suburban  DVD player. Secure the DVD player with the retaining screws. There  will be four retaining screws.
  suburban is the area tht surounds/ is near a city. urban means an actual city. and then like rural is country side
A faulty the door lock sensor will cause the door locks to lock and  unlock repeatedly. The door lock sensor is located below the  dashboard on the drivers side.
I would start with the head gasket. I had same issue. High compression leak when its cold, but when its warmed up the metal expands and it closes up the worn gap of the gasket. FYI its not the Radiator.
  passengers side kick panel   GM cars use a oil pressure cut off relay to disable the fuel pump. If the vehicle is involved in a crash, this cuts power to the fuel pump when it senses no oil pressure. There is a by pass circuit that will run the fuel pump for a few seconds to allow the car...
If both vehicles have the same motor it should match up. You may have to order or make an adapter for the wiring.
  whare is the 2000 suburban transmission servse plate
  I know this sounds strange, but replace the ignition switch (not the lock cylinder/where the key goes) it's about $120 - $170 depending on the parts store you get it from but low voltage from the switch seems to effect the Transmission....
Brake Pads Replacement - RearRemoval ProcedureCaution: Refer to Brake Dust Caution in Service Precautions. Notice: Refer to Brake Fluid Effects on Paint and Electrical Components Notice in Service Precautions. Inspect the fluid level in the brake master cylinder reservoir.If the brake fluid level is...
it may have a cracked circuit board, my blazer had the same problem