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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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1997 Chevrolet Suburban AC / heater problems

AC / heater problem

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1997 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #5

Dec 022002

Suburban 4WD

  • miles


ABS failure, electrical failure and front and rear brake failure. This correspondence is not available via.I believe the letter may have been misplaced while in transition from dimms to artemis via tran tech employees. The power windows and air condition failed. There was a violent gear change between 2 wheel drive and 4 wheel drive. The battery leaked and also the cables were corroded, there was a loud noise from the steering column, the consumer experienced complete steering failure while making a left turn.

- Unkown, DC, USA

problem #4

Mar 092001

Suburban 4WD Diesel

  • miles
Truck stalls, causing loss of power steering and brakes. Dealer has attempted to remedy defect on three separate occassions without success. Accidents avoided thus far, but next time, I may not be so fortunate. Please post these comments, to warn other consumers. GMC is denying responsibility, has flatly refused to repurchase the vehicle, and continues to attempt to repair the problem. I'm scared to death to drive this and my passengers(very often a troop of girl scouts) are in danger, and so is anyone who might be in front of me when this happens. I hope that no one dies as a result of this defect. Please help me.

- Export, PA, USA

problem #3

May 041998


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Fuel pump and sending unit melted and shorted out causing car to stall on the road.torque convertor replaced/ trans reconditioned, power steering box leaking/ replaced. Both catalytic converters replaced, ac compressor replaced. Numerous coolant leaks fixed. Windshield replaced due to defect. Battery replaced due to acid leak. Whats next?

- Mission Viejo, CA, USA

problem #2

Mar 011996


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Air conditioner condensor failed twice, first failure at time of original purchase.

- Santa Ana, CA, USA

problem #1

Jul 231997


  • miles
Air conditioner emitted powder.

- Humble, TX, USA

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