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Recall List for the 1998 Chevrolet Suburban

Official recalls have been issued for the 1998 Chevrolet Suburban by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Chevrolet service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Chevrolet customer service.

  1. 1998 Chevrolet Suburban FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE NHTSA Campaign #06E043000

    • Date Announced: MAY 19, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 88,303

    Summary: Certain replacement fuel filters, fram brand name P/N G3727, with date codes X52911 through X60801 sequentially or X600141 and a Mexico country or origin marking on the fuel filter housing manufactured from October 18, 2005, through March 21, 2006, sold for use on the vehicles listed above and on certain school buses. (to see the school bus engine sizes, click on "document search" and then "bus applications"). the connector on the fuel filter was not manufactured to honeywell's specification. As a result, the O-ring may not seat correctly on the fuel line.

    Consequence: This condition may cause an inadequate seal at the connection, potentially leading to a fuel leak. In the presence of an ignition source, a fire could occur.

    Actions: Honeywell will notify owners and replace the fuel filters free of charge. The recall began on October 18, 2006. Owners may contact fram customer service at 1-800-890-2075 (option 1). For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06E043000 »

  2. 1998 Chevrolet Suburban VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR NHTSA Campaign #03V093000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 07, 2003
    • Vehicles Affected: 507,171

    Summary: Certain sport utility vehicles, mini vans, and pickup trucks may develop a short circuit in the electric outside rearview mirror switch.

    Consequence: If this were to happen, it could result in an inoperative switch, heat damage to the driver's door, and/or ignition of components in the driver's door and a subsequent vehicle fire without prior warning.

    Actions: Dealers will install a fused jumper harness to the electric outside rearview mirror switch. Owner notification began on April 24, 2003. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020 or GMC at 1-800-462-8782. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #03V093000 »

  3. 1998 Chevrolet Suburban SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR NHTSA Campaign #98V033000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 17, 1998
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,137

    Summary: Vehicle description: Light duty pickup trucks and multi-purpose passenger vehicles. One or both front brake rotor/hubs were built with an out-of-specification gray iron that can fail during the life of the vehicle.

    Consequence: If a driver continues to drive with a cracked rotor, the cracks could continue around the wheel mounting bolt circle and ultimately result in a wheel separation.

    Actions: Dealers will inspect the rotors for a core date of "287" and, if found, replace the rotor. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #98V033000 »

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