1999 Chevrolet Suburban - Reliability

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1500 4dr SUV (5.7L V8 4-speed Automatic)

Reliability Rating for 1999 Chevrolet Suburban by Identifix

Ratings Key Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems
  Rating Comments
Engine Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Fuel Injectors, 5.7L VIN R engines only, and the Crankshaft Position Sensor, 5.7L VIN R and 7.4L VIN J engines only. Failure of the Crankshaft Position Sensor may prevent the vehicle from starting.

The cost to clean the Fuel Injectors is $39.95 for parts and $97.50 for labor. The cost to replace the Crankshaft Position Sensor is $89.03 for parts and $32.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
Transmission & Driveline Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Transmission Valve Body and the Transmission Fluid Pressure (TFP) Switch and a periodic problem is failure of the Reaction Sun Shell. Failures of the Transmission Valve Body, TFP Switch and Reaction Sun Shell apply to 5.7L VIN R engines with Light Duty Automatic Transmissions only.

The cost to replace the Transmission Valve Body is estimated at $485.00 for parts and $110.50 for labor. The cost to replace the TFP Switch is estimated at $70.54 for parts and $84.50 for labor. The cost to replace the Reaction Sun Shell is estimated at $43.00 for parts and $877.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
Steering & Suspension
Brake An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Wheel Speed Sensor.

The cost to clean the Wheel Speed Sensor is $84.50 for labor per wheel. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
Heating & Air Conditioning
Starting & Charging An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Ignition Lock Cylinder and Housing Assembly. Failure of the Ignition Lock Cylinder and Housing Assembly may prevent the engine from starting.

The cost to repair the Ignition Lock Cylinder and Housing is estimated at $183.75 for parts and $84.50 for labor. All prices are estimated based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or applicable taxes.
Accessories
Overall 4 out of 5

Reliability Ratings displayed above reflect style specific standard features and may vary from aggregated values displayed for the same year in the historical model overviewed bellow.

Reliability History for Chevrolet Suburban by Identifix

  1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Engine N/A N/A
Transmission & Driveline N/A N/A
Steering & Suspension N/A N/A
Brake N/A N/A
Heating & Air Conditioning N/A N/A
Starting & Charging N/A N/A
Accessories N/A N/A
Overall N/A N/A

Reliability Ratings by Identifix is based from repair shop-reported issues. Though this data may be for years prior to model you are researching, it exposes how reliable this model platform has been historically.

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