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GMC Suburban repairs by problem area

Engine (38%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (23%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (31%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (8%)

Other (0%)

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GMC Suburban engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (80%)

< $100 (20%)

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1999 GMC Suburban

Engine not specified

148000 mi Bent valve rod, #4 cylinder 
164000 mi

US $175
Radiator was leaking slightly. Not noticed by owner - car was in shop for oil-change and check up - stain on radiator (indicating leak) was noticed. 

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1999 GMC Suburban 4-door

8-cylinder automatic AWD

164500 mi

C $250
Vehicle had sat for approx 2 weeks. Upon start up, abrasive noise from starter/engine and some minor amount of exhaust fumes were apparent. After driving approx 5-10 mins to mechanic's shop, mechanic could find no problem. 

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1999 GMC Suburban 4-door

8-cylinder automatic 2WD

232000 mi

US $263
Check Engine Light - Fault Code indicated catalytic converter was failing and mechanic was very confident of the diagnosis. The catalytic converter was replaced, the error codes reset, and things seem fine now. 
255000 mi

US $271
Cranking, but failing to start. Replaced in-tank fuel pump. 

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GMC Suburban Engine Problems

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