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Chevrolet Suburban, Auto Repair, SUV
Aug 25, 2011 (9:13 pm)
i have a problem with my suburban its a 1997. we went to go swimming and about 5 miles from home it just died it will turn and turn but it wont start we went out and bought a distributor car and a rotor because there was no spark past the coil still nothing then we bought the electronic ignition module and still nothing we cant think of anything else does anyone have any suggestions we really would appreciate it thanks
#27 of 37 97 suburban stalls and cuts out but will restart
Oct 16, 2011 (11:47 am)
97 Suburban, 350. Never had an issue till I recently went in for an oil change. They said I needed a new air filter (which I admit was pretty bad) to save money I replaced it myself with a Fram. Right after that while idiling at the mall my suburban stalled. Since then it has stalled at stop signs (twice) and cuts out when driving but will stay running. After each stall the truck starts right up. Connections are good and clean, all the way to the fuel pump. I had problems before with a fuel pump and it cut out and then quit and wouldn't start, so replaced it. Any ideas where to start? I really don't think it has to do with the air filter but who knows.....
#28 of 37 Help please I have a 2004 C1500 Suburban
Nov 11, 2011 (4:44 am)
IT HAS ALL KINDS OF ELECTRIC PROBLEMS THE FRONT RUNNING LIGHT ON DRIVERS SIDE WONT WORK ITS NOT THE BULB.THE STEREO VOLUME GOES IN AND OUT SOUNDS TWEEKY NO BASS SOME SPEAKERS WORK SOME DONT BUT WHEN TEMP.OUTSIDE IS OVER 95 IT KICKS IN AND WORKS FINE. THE A.C. GOES HOT ALL OF THE SUDDEN I HAVE STOP AND GET OUT.I GET FALSE READINGS FROM FUEL GAUGE DASH LIGHTS GO IN AND OUT. ABS LIGHT FOR BRAKES COMES ON WHEN GOING OVER ROUGH ROAD.THE WARNING CHIMES COME AND GOI BOUGHT IT NEW AND I WILL NEVER BUY ANOTHER ONE.I THINK I WILL PUT IT OUT OF ITS MISSERIE UNLESS SOME CAN HELP ME. I STARTED CHECKING FUSES, WIRES FOR SHORTS. HELP PLEASE! IT HAS 88K MILES.
#29 of 37 Re: 97 suburban stalls and cuts out but will restart [otis682]
Jan 04, 2012 (7:42 pm)
theres a reset button located near the air felter assembly its located on the air intake hose it looks like a small cylinder its black on top and bottom and clear in the middle with two different colored peices on the inside. on the top of the cylinder theres a small button push it in for about 8 sec. while the motor is running and let go. then shut the motor off and restart it your problem will go away. in the fueture just remember when u replace the air felter on that type of motor u haft to push the reset button. i hope this was any help to your problem.
#30 of 37 Re: 97 suburban stalls and cuts out but will restart [backyardshop]
Jan 05, 2012 (1:08 pm)
Thank you, I will try it.
#31 of 37 2004 chevrolet suburban issue
Aug 27, 2012 (2:18 pm)
My 2004 suburban stalled after I passed a car on my way home from a trip. Then it just shut completely down right while I was driving. I let the suburban sit for about 5 minutes and it started up again. At that point, as long as I didn't go into the overdrive passing gear, it seemed to do fine. It is almost like there is a sensor that tells it to shut down and it won't let the suburban go into the passing gear again. This is very frustrating as nobody seems to be able to diagnose this problem.
#32 of 37 Re: 2004 chevrolet suburban issue [balan1]
Nov 06, 2012 (5:33 pm)
I'm having the same problem with my 2004 Suburban. Did you ever find out what was causing the problem?
#33 of 37 1997 Suburban stalls when braking
Jan 09, 2013 (3:19 am)
Just purchased a 1997 Suburban C1500. While testing the brakes, hard braking the suv stalled.
Tested this about 3x at about 35 mph, stalled everytime, but cranked right back up. The suv is equipped with a trailer brake controller. If you've experienced this or a similar issue your response is appreciated.
#34 of 37 Re: 2004 chevrolet suburban issue [missileer1]
Mar 19, 2013 (10:22 am)
No, I still have not been able to get help with this issue. I have had people suggest going through a refactoring. This is supposed to update all the electronics in your car. Not sure how much it costs or if it is even possible. Very frustrating that not even a Chevrolet dealer knows what the heck you are talking about but it is definately a real problem. Any luck on your end?
#35 of 37 Re: 2004 chevrolet suburban issue [balan1]
Mar 27, 2013 (11:47 am)
no we still did not find a sollution we had it back at the dealer ship 3 times for the problem.they fixed everything else but the problem.we just got it so the dealer fixed it under warrenty but did mention they put over 6000 in it but it stills does it.I almost got rearended twice due to this problem.what the world is going on.