NHTSA — Electrical System: Wiring Problems

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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1998 GMC Suburban electrical problems

electrical problem

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1998 GMC Suburban Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 152004

Suburban

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Wiring to the electric fuel pump can over heat (and possibly cause a fire) when the fuel pump fails. This would occur when the fuel pump is in a failed (locked) condition while power is applied to the pump. The electrical current draw is higher than the rating of the wiring.

- Rochester, NY, USA

problem #1

Jul 082004

Suburban 4WD 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Fire then smoke coming from wire harness.

- Fresno, CA, USA

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