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fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
88,750 miles
Total Complaints:
4 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
  2. dealer supported recalls (1 reports)
  3. had to replace it with a new fuel pump (1 reports)
2001 Chevrolet Suburban fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2001 Chevrolet Suburban Owner Comments

problem #4

Mar 212009

Suburban LT 5.3L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 109,000 miles


It's been a bad 100K miles. First my ABS system went, then my fuel pump just crapped out.

- schu4843, Battle Ground, WA, US

problem #3

Jan 012008

Suburban 1500 LT 2WD SS 5.3L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 96,000 miles

I know and understand all of us have "Chevy" problems,but still own America's best running trucks.I will never stop owning a Chevy cuz all vehicles have some sort of as problem at one time or another.being that i've worked @ most of the aftermarket parts places on the West Coast the Japanese cars are very expensive on starters and alternators and the Europens are waaaaayyyyy to much.If you take the last 8 numbers of your (vin #) vehicle identification number witch is located on the drivers side of the dashboard by the windshield and call a Chevy dealer they can tell you if you have any recalls and will fix them for free.Plus give you a ride to work and done this for my fuel pump wire harness,and still call every month.I will agree will most of you though,the U.S needs to step it up on cars when they feel so proud about "MADE IN AMERICA"

- desha, Sacramento, CA,, US

problem #2

Feb 042007

(reported on)

Suburban LT 4x4 5.3 L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,000 miles

There have been problems with fuel pump failure and overheating that have lead to fires. Mine was not so severe, but is definitely a problem. The fuel pump makes such a high pitched noise that it interferes with radio reception when idling. I had the recall of the fuel pump harness done and was told such noise was not indicative of fuel pump failure and that it was normal and caused by the high pressure required by modern motors. My 00 Ford truck did not make this noise, what gives.

- mflueras, Hot Springs, AR, US

problem #1

Jan 122007

(reported on)

Suburban C1500 V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 90,000 miles

After replacing the transmission 5k ago, this new expensive problem sucks. We are not impressed with Chevy and will be buying Toyota next time.

- K W., Laguna Niguel, CA, US

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