Notes: The GMC Savana is mechanically identical to the Chevrolet Express.


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
134,000 miles

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2003 GMC Savana fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2003 GMC Savana Owner Comments

problem #2

Mar 152013


  • 159,000 miles


The contact owns a 2003 GMC Savana. The contact stated while driving 30 mph, the check engine light illuminated. Also, the contact smelled fuel inside the vehicle and fuel leaked out of the fuel tank while the vehicle was parked on a hill. The contact received a recall notice for campaign number 06E043000 (fuel system, gasoline) and took the vehicle to the dealer. The dealer did not honor the recall and would not inspect the vehicle. The contact took the vehicle to another dealer. The dealer stated there was no corrosion on the fuel filler pipe but the fuel tank had corrosion and needed to be replaced, making the vehicle unsafe to drive. The failure mileage was 159,000. The VIN was not available.

- Fort Walton Beach, FL, USA

problem #1

Jun 272012


  • 109,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 GMC Savana. The contact stated that fuel leaked to the ground while refueling the vehicle. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer to have a diagnostic performed. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The VIN was not available. The failure and the current mileage was 109,000.

- Teaneck , NJ, USA

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