definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
46,000 miles

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problem #2

May 012006

Suburban Diesel

  • 12,000 miles
Consumer 1996 Suburban conventional cab fuel injection pump failed at 12,000 - 22,000 miles. Vehicle engine also revved by applying brake pedal.

- Northampton, NN, USA

problem #1

Mar 112006

Suburban 4WD 8-cyl Diesel

  • Automatic transmission
  • 80,000 miles
Engine stops running with no warning. This can occur while idling, accelerating, cruise speed, any time of year, any weather condition. Sometimes it will restart by shifting to N and re-cycling ignition switch without having to stop or leave road. Sometimes, as is the present case, it will not restart. I have owned this vehicle since new. This has been an ongoing problem beginning at 80,000 mi. Manufacturer extended warranty to 120,000 miles, has continued beyond warranty period and is a source of safety concern. This has occurred on interstate highways, in the middle of busy (high speed intersections). Dealer performed numerous attempts to fix problem, but they continued. I have had this vehicle to the dealer more times than I can count. I have had assistance from other professional sources (after the warranty period was over and was convinced that dealer/mfg. Could not or would not fix the problem. I have replaced fuel injection pump 2 times minimum, have replaced pmd/fsd at least 5 times, replaced auxiliary/lift pump two times, have drained and cleaned fuel tank 2 times. Most recent injection pump replacement was in Aug/September 05 (7000 miles ago). I have spent at least $5000 trying to fix this problem. Engine stopped last Monday and will not restart. Am surprised no complaint has been filed before now.

- Marshall, VA, USA