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    The 1998 GMC Yukon and Suburban Owner's Manual 1-1 2-1 Seats and Restraint Systems This section tells you how to use your ... section tells what to do if you have a problem while driving, such as a flat tire or overheated engine, etc. 6- 3 7- 3 Service and Appearance Care Here the manual ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ... GMC, the GMC Emblem, the name YUKON and the name SUBURBAN are registered trademarks of General Motors Corporation. This manual includes the latest information at the ...vous procurer un exemplaire de ce guide en franpis chez votre concessionaire ou au: DGN Marketing Services Ltd. 1500 ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ...Manual Many people read their owner's manual from beginning to end when they first receive ... about the features and controls for your vehicle. In this manual, you'll find that pictures and ... place to look for what you need is the Index in back of the manual. It's an alphabetical list of what's...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    .... But the notice will tell you what to do to help avoid the damage. When you read other manuals, you might see CAUTION and NOTICE warnings in different colors or in different words. You'll also see warning labels on your vehicle. They use the same ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... warning and indicator lights: Here are sane other symbols you may see: COOLANT TEMP DOOR LOCK UNLOCK TURN SIGNALS 6 WINDSHIELD DEFROSTER I-1 FUSE...- * * 0p p \ a b .':*'o e, m COOLANT SPEAKER WINDOW DEFOGGER ENGINE OIL PRESSURE FUEL FOG LAMPS #0 VENTILATING FAN ANTI-LOCK...
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    Model Reference This manual covers these models: 4-Door Utility 2-Door Utility Suburban vi
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    ... 1 Seats and Restraint Systems Here you'll find information about the seats in your vehicle and how to use your safety belts properly. You can...51 1-60 1-63 1-64 1-64 Rear Seat Passengers Rear Safety Belt Comfort Guides for Children and Small Adults Children Child Restraints Larger Children Safety ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ...split bench or full bench seat, you can adjust it with this lever at the front of the seat. Manual Front Seat You can lose controlof the vehicle if you try to adjust a manual driver's seat while the vehicleis moving. The sudden movement could startle...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... driver's or passenger's side,you can adjust itwith these controls at the outside edgeof the seat.The switch is located on the side of the seat, next to the door. You can use the round center knob to move the seat to where you wantit. To ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ... forthe right front passenger is located on the right side of the passenger seat. Move the switch forward to MED or HIGH temperature to turn on the ... heated seats off, move the switch rearward to OFF. To adjust the seatback, move the lever rearward. Release the lever to lock the seatback where you ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ... bones. This could causeserious internal injuries. For proper protection when the vehicle is in motion, have the seatback upright. Then sit well back in the seat and wear your safety belt properly. Head Restraints Slide thehead restraint up or down so that the top of the restraint is closest to the...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    Seatback Latches (2-Door Utility) r If the seatbackisn't locked, it could move forward in a sudden stop or crash. That could cause injury to the person sitting there. Always press rearward on the seatback to be sure it is locked. The front seatback folds forward to let you access the rear of the ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    Easy Entry Seat (2-Door Utility) If any easy entry seat isn’t locked, it can move. In a sudden stopor crash, theperson sitting there could be ...€™ve used be sure it, to push rearward on any easy entry seat to be sure itis locked. The driver and passenger frontbucket seat and the 60/40 split ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    Rear Seats Folding the Rear Seat (2-Door Utility Model) I f your vehicle has a rear ... will lay almost flat on the floor. When folding the seat, first remove the head restraints. Push the button at ... inthe vehicle could beinjured. Remove the head restraints only when you need to fold the seat, and be ...
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    To fold the seat, pull on the release handle at the bottom of the seat cushion marked RELEASE. When you release the seat cushion, the seatback is automatically released. Pull the loop on the seatback forward and fold the seatback onto the seat cushion. 1-9
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    ...After returning the seat to the passenger position, pull forward on the seatback to make sure it is locked into ... passengers to use. Folding the Rear Seat (4-Door Utility Model) If your vehicle ..., it will lay flat on the floor. When folding the seat, first remove the head restraints. Push the release...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ...down until it is flat. To return the seat to the passenger position, first remove the head restraints by sliding... rearward all the way. Then, lower the seat cushion until it latches .. I n position. After... safety belt was put in the center armrest when the seat was folded, take the latch plate portion...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    Folding the Second Seat (Suburban) If your vehicle has a 60/40 rear seat... Thatway, the center safety belt will be out of the way when the seat is folded and also will be easily available ... folded, it will lay flat on the floor. When folding the seat, first remove the head restraints. Push the release ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    To create a load floor, release the panels from the seatback by pushing rearward on the latch and fold them out to cover the rear seat ... for the will center rear seat passenger to use. To return the seat to the passenger position, lift the load floor panels and latch them into the seatback. 1-13
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    Entry to the Rear Seat (Suburban Second Seat) The right side of the rear 60140 split folding ... your body, to make sure the seat is locked into place. A seat that isn't lockedinto place ... stop. People or in the vehicle could be injured. Be sure lock to the seat into place properly when installing it...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ...always check to be sure that thesafety belts are not twisted and areproperly attached. Removing the Rear (Suburban Third Seat) If your vehicle has a rear seat,... of the retractor cover, out of the way. To remove the seat, fully open the rear load doors and enter the back of the ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ... handle and let the seat drop into place. Release the handle to let the seat latch close and make it locks sure into place. Then, move .... To unlatch the seat from the floor, pull up on the center release handle at the rear of the seat and lift the rear seat Turn the seat ...
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    ...And it explains the air bag system. 6b, CAUTION: It is extremely dangerous to ride a cargo area, in inside or outside of a vehicle. In a collision, people riding inthese areas ...can be much worse. You can hit things inside the vehicle or be ejected from it. You can beseriously injured or...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    Your vehicle has a light that comes on as a reminder to buckle up. (See "Safety Belt Reminder Light" in the Index.) Why Safety Belts Work When ..., the facts are clear. In most crashes buckling up does matter ...a lot! I I Take the simplest vehicle. Suppose it's just a seat on wheels. 1-18
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    Put someone on it. Get it up to speed. Then stop the vehicle. The rider doesn't stop. 1-19
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    The person keeps going until stopped by something. In a real vehicle, it could be the windshield or the instrument panel ... ... 1-20
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    Here Are Questions Many PeopleAsk About Safety Belts -- and the Answers e.' Won't I be trapped in the vehicle after an accident if I'm wearing a safety belt? You could be -- whether you're wearing a safety belt or not. But you can unbuckle a safety belt, even if you're upside down. And your ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... driver's restraint system. Lap-Shoulder Belt The driver has a lap-shoulder belt. Here's how to wear it properly. I . Close and lock the door. 2. Adjust the seat (to see how, see "Seats" in the Index) so you can sit up straight. 1-22
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... serious or even fatal injuries. The shoulder belt should go over the shoulder and across the chest. These parts the of body are best able to take belt restraining forces. The safety belt locks if there's a sudden stop or a crash. 1 -23
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    Shoulder Belt Height Adjuster Before you begin to drive, move the shoulder belt adjuster to the height that ... up just by pushing up on the shoulder belt guide. After you move the adjuster to where you want ...it down without pushing in to make sure it has locked into position. Adjust the height so that ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ...'s wrong with this? You can be seriously hurt if your shoulder belt is too loose. Ina crash, you would move forward too much, which could increase injury. The shoulder belt should fit against your body. A: The shoulder belt is too loose. It won't give nearly as much protection this way. 1-25
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    What's wrong with this? I You can be seriously injured if your belt is buckled in the wrong place like In a crash, this. the belt would go up over your abdomen. The belt forces would be there, not thepelvic at bones. This could cause serious internaI injuries. Always buckle your belt into the ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    Q: What's wrong with this? You can be seriously injured if your belt goes over an armrestlike this. The belt would be much too high. In a crash, you can slideunder thebelt. The belt force would then be applied at the abdomen, not at the pelvic bones, and thatcould cause serious or fatal ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    e.' What's wrong with this? You can be seriously injured if you wear the shoulder belt under your arm. In a crash, your body would move toofar forward, which would increase the chance of head and neck injury. Also, the belt would apply too much force the to ribs, which aren't as strong as ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    &= What's wrong with this? You can be seriously injured by a twisted belt. In a crash, you wouldn't have the full widthof the belt to spreadimpact forces. If a belt is twisted, make it straight so it can work properly, or ask your dealer to fix it. A: The belt is twisted across the body. ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... push the button on the buckle. The belt should go back out of the way. Before you close the door, be sure the belt is out of the way. If you slam the door on it, you can damage both the belt and your vehicle. A pregnant woman should wear a lap-shoulder belt, ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ... out all the of way, you will engage the child restraint locking feature. If this happens, just let the ... go start again. Air Bag System This part explains the air bag system. Your ... helps reduce your chance of hitting things inside the vehicle or being ejected from it. Air bags are "supplemental ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... protection that a child restraint system can provide. Always secure children properly in your vehicle. To read how, see the part of this manual called "Children" and see the caution labels onthe sunvisors and the right front passenger's safety belt. ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    AIR BAG There is an air bag readiness light on the instrument panel, which shows AIR BAG. How the Air Bag System Works The system checks the air bag electrical system for malfunctions. The light tells you if there is an electrical problem. See "Air ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... put anything between occupant and an air an bag, and don't attach or put anything on the steering wheel hub or011 or near any other air bag covering. The right front passenger's air bag is in the instrument panel on the passenger's side. 1-34
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... which inflates the air bag. The inflator, air bag and related hardware are all part of the air bag modules inside the steering wheel and in the instrument panel i n front of the right front passenger. How does an air bag restrain? In moderate ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ...of the air bag module -- the steering wheel hub for the driver's air bag, or the instrument panel for the right front passenger's bag -- will be hot for a short time. The parts of the..., then get fresh air by opening a window or door. I n many crashes severe enough to inflate an air...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... don't want the system to inflate while someone is working on your vehicle. Your dealer and the service manual have information about servicing ...to replace the air bag module in the steering wheel or both the air bag module and the instrument panel for the right front passenger's air bag. Do not ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ...vehicle so that the vehicle's basic struct.ureisn't changed, it's not likely to keep the air ...? Yes. If you add things that change your vehicle's frame, bumper system,... are in Step Two of the Customer Satisfxtion Procedure in this manual. See "Customer Satisfaction Procedure"in the Index.)...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ... along the belt. To make the belt shorter, pull its freeend as shownuntil the belt issnug. Buckle, position and release it the same way as the lap part of a lap-shoulder belt.If the belt isn't long enough, see "Safety Belt Extender'' at the end of this section. Make surethe release button ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ... are wearing safety belts. Lap-Shoulder Belt The positions next to the windows have lap-shoulder belts. Here's how to wear one properly. Rear Seat Outside Passenger Positions 2-Door Utility and Suburban 1-40
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    ... latch plate to make sureis secure. it When the shoulder belt is pulled out all way, it the the will lock.If it does, let it go back all way and start again. If the belt is ... on the buckle is positioned so you would be able to unbuckle the safety belt quickly you ever hadto. if 4-DOOr Utility 1-41
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    2-Door Utility and Suburban 4-DOOr Utility 3. To make the lap part tight, pull down on the buckle end of the belt as you pull up on the shoulder part. 1-42
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... forces. The safety belt locks if there's a sudden stop or a crash. Four-door utility models and the second seat of Suburbans have shoulder belt height adjusters. Move the shoulder belt height adjuster t o the height that is right for you. 1-43
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    ... adjuster up just by pushing up on the shoulder belt guide. After you Inwe the adjuster to where you want it,... it down without pushing in to make sure it has locked into position. Adjust the height so that the ... seriously hurt if your shoulder belt is too loose. In a crash, you would move forward too ...
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    2-Door Utility and Suburban 4-Door Utility TOunlatch the belt, just push the button on the buckle. 1-45
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ... may have rear shoulder belt comfort guides. This feature will provide added safety belt ... and head. There is one guide for eachoutside passenger position in the rear seat. To provide added ...guide and use the safety belt: I 1. Remove the guide from its storage clip on the side of the seatback. 1-46
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ... the belt. The elastic cord must be under the belt. Then, place the guide over the belt, and insert the two edges belt into of the the slots of the guide. 3. Be sure thatthe belt is not twisted and lies flat. it The elastic cord must under the belt and the guide be on top. 1-47
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ...clip. Make sureyou remove the comfort guide fromthe belt before you fold arear seat down or usean easy-entry seat, if your vehicle has one. Children Everyone in... position and release the safety belt as described in "Rear Seat Outside Passenger Positions" earlier in this section. Make ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ... children and babies should always be restrained in a child or infant restraint. The instructions for the restraint will say whether it is the right type and size for your...€™ship bones are so small that a regular belt might not stay low on the hips, as it should. Instead, the belt will likely beover ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    Infants need complete support,including support for the head and neck. This is necessary because an... crash forces can be distributed across the strongest part of the infant's body, the back and shoulders. ...vehicle. ~. Never hold a baby in your arms while riding in a vehicle. A baby doesn't weigh ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ... positions an infant to face the rear of the vehicle. Rear-fkcing intint restraints are designed for infants of up to about 20 Ibs. (9 kg) and about one yea- of age. This type of restraint faces the rear so that the infant's head, neck and body can have the support they need in a crash. 1-51
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ...parts -- the base secured in the vehicle and the seat part is removable. A forward-facing child restraint ...-facing child seat. A booster seat is designed for children who are about Then follow the instructions for the restraint.... put your child restraint in a rear seat. Never put a rear-facing child ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ... secure a rear-facing child restraint in a rear seat. You may, however, secure a forward-facing child restraint in the right front seat. Beforeyou secure a forward-facingchild restraint,...back as it go. Or, will secure the child restraint in a rear seat. Wherever you install it, sure to secure ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    Securing a Child Restraint ina Rear Outside Seat Position 2. Pick up the latch ... the earlier part about the top strapif the child restraint has one.Be sure to followthe instructions ... in the child restraint when and as the instructions say. 1. Put the restraint on the seat. 3. Buckle the belt. Make ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    4. Pull the rest of the shoulder beltall the way out of the retractor toset the lock. back into 5 . To tighten the belt, feed the shoulder belt the retractor while you push down on the child restraint. If you're using a forward-facing child ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ...belt. 2. Put the restraint on the seat. You'll be using the lap belt.Be sure to follow the instructions that came with the child... Secure the child in the child restraint when and as the instructions say. See the earlier part about the top strapif the child restraint has one. 3. Run the vehicle's...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ...belt quickly if you ever hadto. 5. To tighten the belt, pull its free end while you push down on the child restraint. If you're using a... Push and pull the child restraint in different directions to be sure it is secure. To remove the child restraint, just unbuckle the vehicle's safety belt. It will ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    .... See the earlier part about the top strap if the child restraint has one. Be sure to follow the instructions that came with the child restraint. Secure the child in the child restraint when and as the instructions say. 1. Because your vehicle has a right front passenger air bag, ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    4. Buckle the belt. Make sure the release button is positioned so you would be ableto unbuckle the safety belt quickly you ever had to. if 5. Pull the restof the lap belt allthe way out of the retractor to set the lock. 1-59
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    6. the belt, feed the lap belt back into the retractor while you push down on the child restraint. You may find it helpful to ...7. Push and pull the child restraint in different directions'tobe sure it is secure. To remove the child restraint, just unbuckle the vehicle's safety belt and let it go...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    Accident statistics show that children are safer if they are restrained in the rear seat. But need to use the they safety belts properly. 0 Children who aren't ... is close to thechild's face or neck, you might want to place the child in a seat that has a lap if your belt, vehicle has one. 1-61
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    2-Door Utility and Suburban 4-DOOr Utility
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    A CAUTION: - Never do this. a Here a child is sitting in a seat that has lap-shoulder belt, but the shoulder part is behind the child. If the ...be long enough for you. The extender will be just for you, and just for the seat in your vehicle that you choose. Don't let someone else use...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ... plates, retractors and anchorages are working properly. Look for any other loose or damaged safety belt system parts. If you see anything that ... Collision damage also may mean you will need to have safety belt or seat parts repaired or replaced. New parts and repairs ...
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    ... 2-2 2-3 2-6 2- 8 2- 10 2-11 2- 12 2- 12 2-13 2- 1s 2- 16 2- 19 2-24 2-25 2-28 2-28 Keys Door Locks Keyless Entry System (If Equipped) Your Doors and How They Work Theft Passlock New Vehicle "Break-In" Ignition Positions Starting Yo~rr Gasoline Engine ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    Keys I rION: ignition keyis dangerous for many reasons. A child or others could be badly injured or even killed. They could operatepower windows or other controls or even make the vehiclemove. Don't leave the keys in a vehicle with young children. 1 Leaving young children in a vehicle with the...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    Your vehicle has one double-sided key for the ignition and all door locks. Door Locks I I If you ever loseyour key, your dealer will be able .... Passengers especially children can easily open the doors and fall out. When a door is locked, the inside handle won't open it. ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    Power Door Locks Press the side the power of door lock switch marked LOCK on either front door to lock all the doors once. at Press the ribbed side the of switch tounlock all the doors at once. On four-door models,the manual switch on each rear door works only that doorମ.
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ... the rear side doors so they can't be opened from the inside by passengers. LOCK c On vehicleswith cargo doors,if the rear cargo lock switch is pressed with the ... If you are leaving the vehicle, take keys, openyour your door and set the locks from inside. Then get out, and ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ... feet (9 In) away using the keyless entry transmitter supplied with your vehicle. Your interior lamps will be illuminated for a set period of time when the transmitter signal is received by the Keyless Entry ... twice?to let you know that the doors have locked. Your keyless entry system operates ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ... doors will unlock. Press the LOCK button to lock all the doors. The interior lamps will come on for two ... Under normal use, the battery in your remote keyless entry transmitter should last about two ... Transmitter(s) To Your Vehicle Each remote keyless entry transmitter is coded to prevent another ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ... coin, or flathead screwdriver, to Side Doors To open the door from the outside, pull the handle LIP and pull the door open. To open the door from the inside, pull the lever toward you and push the door open. separate the bottom of the ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ... To release the glass fro111 the inside, use the electric tailgate glass release switch on the instrument panel. For more information, see "'... closing the rear cc "lass. pull up on its handle to make sure it is locked. Panel Doors To open the rear panel doors, YOLI must open the passenger's ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... the door partway until the white mark on the check strap is fully outside the door edge. If the end of the strap catches the pin on...an automatic transmission, taking your key out also locks your transmission. And remember to lock the doors. To re-engage the door check strap, just close the door and...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ... soon as the engine starts. Put your valuables in a storage area, like your glove box. Lock all the doors except the driver's. TM 0 I f you are driving and the SECURITY light comes on, you will be able to restart the engine if you ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ... lets you use things like the radio and the windshield wipers when the engine is off. Push in the key and turn it toward you. Your steering wheel will remain locked, just as it was before you inserted the key. 2-12
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    LOCK (B): This position locks your ignition, steering wheel and transmission. a theft-deterrent feature. It's You will only be ableto remove your key when the ignition is turned to LOCK. Starting Your ... off the engine but still turn the steering wheel. Itdoesn't lock the steering wheel like ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... your vehicle. If you add electrical parts oraccessories, you could change theway the engine operates. Before adding electrical equipment, check with ... have to have your vehicle towed, see the partof this manual that tells how to do it without damaging yourvehicle. See "Towing ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... don't, it could be damaged. If How long should you keep the coolant heater plugged in'? The answer depends on the outside temperature, the kind of oil you have, and some other things. Instead of trying to list everything here, we ask that you contact ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ...sure the transfer case is in (2H) or four-wheel a drive gear, two-wheel high high ... position indicator within the instrument cluster. This display must be powered anytinle the shiftlever is capable ...out of PARK (P). This rneans that if YOLK key is in OFFrather than LOCK, there will be a srnall current...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ...your vehicle is being towed. Shifting outof PARK (P) or NEUTRAL (N) while your engine is "racing" (running a t high speed)... could move very rapidly. You could lose control and hit people or ob*jects.Don't shift out of PARK (1') o r NEUTRAL (N)while your engine is racing. I NOTICE: Damage to...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    AUTOMATIC OVERDRIVE (0): position is This for normal driving. If you need more power for passing, and you're:... too often. If you manually select SECOND (2), the transmission will drive i n second gear. You may ... position is also used for normal driving, however, it offers more power and lower fuel ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ... should use 2-WHEEL HIGH (2H) for most normal driving conditions. Manual Transfer Case(If Equipped) NOTICE: Driving ... the transfer case. Some delay for the axle to lock or unlock is normal. If the outside temperature is very hot, or the vehicle has been used under hard driving conditions, there may...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... case settings: 2-Wheel High (2H): This setting is for driving in most street and highway situations. Your ... portion of the indicator diagram will light up when you shift into four-wheel drive and the ... between shifting into four-wheel drive and the indicator's lighting is normal. If the front axle ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... into or out of4-WHEEL LOW (4L) or N (NEUTRAL): Remember that driving i n 4-WHEEL HIGH (4H) or 4-WHEEL LOW (4L) may ... headlamps or parking la~nps on, rotate are the t l ~ u m b wheel next to the headlamp switch up to brighten, and down to dim your transfer case indicator light. Automatic Transfer ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ...4LO. It sends maximum power to a l l four wheels. You might choose 4LO if you are driving off-road i... conditions are variable. When driving your vehicle i n AUTO 4WD, the front axle is engaged, but the vehicle's power is sent only to the rear wheels. When the vehicle senses a loss of traction, the ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ... you should take your vehicle to your dealer for service. An indicator light will flash while shifting the transfer case. It will remain..., it will return to the last chosen setting. If the SERVICE 4WD light stays on,you should take your vehicle to your dealer for service. See "Service 4WD" in the...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... and 4 L 0 buttons for 10 seconds. The red NEUTRAL light will come on when the transfer case shift to neutral is...case has shifted out of NEUTRAL, the red light will go out. Parking Brake To set ... pedal with your left foot. If the ignition is on, the brake system warning light will C O l n C on. 2-24
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... released, the brake system warning light will go off. NOTICE: Driving with the parking brake on can cause... steps that follow. I f you have four-wheel drive and your transfer case is in NEUTRAL your...lever is in PARK (P). So, be sure the transfer case in is a drive gear not in NEUTRAL (N). I you're ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ...will go. 3. If you have four-wheel drive, be sure the transfer case is in a drive gear -- not in NEUTRAL (N). 4. Turn the ignition key to LOCK. 0 Pull the lever toward you. 5. Remove the key and take it with you. If you can leave your vehicle ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... if your shift lever in PARK (P). So be sure is the transfer case is in a drive gear in not NEUTRAL (N). And, if you leave the ... you leave the driver's seat. To find out how, see "Shifting Into PARK (P)" in the Index. When you are ready to drive, move the shift lever out of PARK (P) h
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... still can’t shift out of PARK (P), try this: I . Turn the key to OFF. 2. Apply and hold the brake until ...to NEUTRAL (N). 4. Start the vehicle and then shift to the drive gear you want. 5. Have the brake-transmission ...that can burn could touch hot exhaust parts under your vehicle and ignite. Donମ.
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ... we to, hl On.1 * Engine exhaust cankill. It contains the gas carbon monoxide(CO), which you canମ. vehicle was damaged in a collision. 0 Your vehicle was damaged when driving over high points on the road or over road...(CO) into your vehicle even if the fan switch is at the highest setting. One place ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ...if your shift lever is in PARK (P). So, be sure the transfer case is in a drive gear -- not in NEUTRAL (N). Always set your parking ... Windows Manual Windows To open your manual windows, turn the hand crank on each door to raise or lower your side door windows. If you're pulling a trailer, see "...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    Power Windows (If Equipped) 4-DOOr Utility and Suburban 2-Door Utility If you have the optionalpower windows, the controls are oneach of the side doors. The driver's door has a switch for the passenger windows as well. Your power windows will work when the ignition has been ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ... If you have a four-door vehicle and power windows, the power window switch has a ... or NEUTRAL (N) for the release to work. There is also a power door lock switch at the rear of the vehicle which will allow you to lock or unlock all of the doors. See "Power Doors Locks" in the Index. Electric ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ...A tilt steering wheel allows you to adjust the steering wheel beforeyou drive. Multifunction Lever You can also ... and pull the lever. Move the steering wheel to a comfortable level, then release the lever to lock the wheel in place. The lever on the left sZde of the steering column includes your: ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    Turn Signal and Lane Change Indicator The turn signal has two upward (for right) and ... flash i n the direction of the turn or When the high beams are lane change. on, this light on the instrument panel also will be on. To signal a lane change, just raise or lower the lever until the arrow starts to ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ...knob to OFF. Damaged wiper blades may prevent you from seeing well enough to drive safely. To avoid damage, be sure to clear ice and snow from the wiper ...speed for a long or short delay between wipes. This can be very useful in light rain or snow. Turn the knob to choose the delay time. The closer to...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    Rear Window Wiper and Washer The rear window wipedwasher switch is on your instrument panel, to the right of the gage cluster. The rear window washer uses the same fluid bottle as the front windshield washer. If the fluid level is low in the washer fluid bottle, you may not be ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    .... On such roads, fast changes in tire traction can cause needless wheel spinning, andyou could lose control. Don't use cruise control on slippery roads. Setting... want to. You could be startled and even lose control. Keep the cruise control switch until you want to use it....
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ... mph (40 km/h) or more, you can move the cruise control switch from ON to R/A (Resume/Accelerate) for about half a second. 2. Get up to the speed you want...it. You'll go right back up to your chosen speed and stay there. Remember, if you hold the switch at R/A longer than half a second, the vehicle...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    .... You'll now cruise at the higher speed. Move the cruise control switch from ON to R/A. Hold it there until YOLI get up to the speed ... out of cruise control. Many drivers find this to be too much trouble and don't use cruise control on steep hills. 0 Reducing Speed While Using Cruise Control ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... set speed memory is erased. Your parking/headlamp knob is on the. driver's side of your instrument panel. Rotate the knob to the right, to the parking lamp symbol, to turn on the following: Parking Lamps Sidemarker Lamps Clearance Lamps (If Equipped) 2-...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... 0 LicensePlate Lamps Instrument Panel Lights Headlamps-On Reminder A buzzer will sound when your headlamps are... thumb wheel next to the knobup to adjust instrument panel lights. Rotate the thumb wheel up to... sidemarker and other lamps won't be on. Your instrument panel won't be lit up either. ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... Lamps The dome lamps will come on when you open the doors Interior Lamps Instrument Panel Intensity Control The instrument panel intensity control is located next to the ... switch. Rotate the thumb wheel up to adjust the instrument panel lights. Rotate the thumb wheel up to the first ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    .... To turn the lamps off, press the switch button once. With the switch button in this position. the dome lamps will remain off when the doors are open. To return the lamps to automatic operation, press the switch button again and return it to the "out" ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    Mirrors Inside Daymight Rearview Mirror Electrochromic Inside Rearview Mirror I' with Compass (fEquipped) Your vehicle may have an electrochromic inside Pull the tab under the mirror rearward to reduce glare from headlamps behind you after dark.Push the tab forward for normal daytime operation. ....
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    Compass Operation Press the COMP switch once briefly to turn the compass on or off. When the ignition and the compass feature are ... cleaner to enter the mirror housing. L . Mirror Operation The right side of the switch located at the bottom of the mirror turns the electrochromic mirror on and off. ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ... mirror can be calibrated in one of two ways: Drive the vehicle in circles at five mph (8 km/h) or less until the display reads a direction, or Drive the vehicle on your everyday routine. Compass Variance...compensate for compass variance if you live outside zone eight. Under certain circumstances,...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    Electrochromic Inside Rearview Mirror with Compass and Temperature Display (If Equipped) Your vehicle may have electrochromic inside and outside rearview mirrors. When on, an electrochromic mirror ... blinks and C". Press F" and release the TEMP switch to toggle between the Fahrenheit and Celsius ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... Electrochromatic Mirror Operation The right side of the switch, labeled TEMP, located at the bottom of the mirror turns the electrochromic inside and outside mirrors on and off. An indicator light, located to the right of the TEMP switch, will come on when the ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... a zone number appears in the display. 3. Find your current location and variance zone number on the following zone map. Outside Manual Adjust Mirrors Adjust your outside mirrors so you can just see the side of your vehicle and have a clear ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    (If Equipped) 1. To adjust themirrors when hauling a slide-in camper or towing atrailer, rotate the mirror by pushing the mirror head towardthe front of the vehicle. If your vehicle is equipped with the camper type mirrors, they can beadjusted so you can havea clear view of objects behindyou. 2-...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    Electric Outside Rearview Mlrrors (If Equipped) If you have electric mirrors, ... the mirror youwant to move by moving the center of the switch, located on the driver's doorarmrest, to L (left) orR (... the mirror angle pressing the outer arrows on the switch untilthe mirror is adjusted where you want ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... hit a vehicle on yourright. Check your inside mirror or glance overyour shoulder before changing lanes. Storage Compartments Your vehicle has a...Box To open your glove box, move the switch button toward the passenger's sideand pull the door open. Center Overhead Console(If Equipped) Your vehicle ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... Door Opener If you have a garage door opener, the front overhead compartment can be used to conveniently store the opener. 3. Center the garage door opener activation button over the console door ... opener firmly into place. The pegs inside the compartment door are used to make sure the button on ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ...button marked PUSH to make sure the garage I door opener operates properly. Sunglasses Compartment ... to conveniently store your sunglasses. With the garage door openerpositioned properly and the right number.... 6. Adjust the position of the garage door opener and add or remove pegs, as needed, until...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    .... Instrument Panel Cupholder YOLUvehicle has a cupholder in the middle of the instrument panel. To use the cupholder, pull the handle and slide the cupholder tray open. To close the cupholder, slide it back into the instrument panel. To open it, lift the latch handle and swing the door open. 2-55
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    Your console alsohas a cupholder that swings out for the back seat passengers to use. Your vehicle may have a memo holder attached to the front of the console. Use it to hold pads of paper or similar items. There is alsoa drawer that slides out fromthe bottom of the console. Your vehicle may have...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... center console storage area. 1 Armrest Storage Compartment (If Equipped) To remove the cassette/compact disc holder, pull the front of the ... compartment in the front bench seat. To open it, fold down the armrest and press the latch handle located at the frontof the armrest. Then let the lid pop ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ... of often-used items. Some vehicles have storage areas in the instrument panel. Use these spaces for items such as gloves or ... driver's side trim panel. To open the compartment, press down on the release latches and swing the compartment door open. When closing the press both latches down and move ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ...in a pouch attached to the spare tire. Cargo Security Shade (4-DoOr Utility Model) A f--A,,ZTTION: An improperly stored cargo cover could... the cargo area trim panels. To return the shade to the shade holder, pull up on the shade handle to release the shade posts from the retaining sockets. Let the ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ...allow you to strap cargo in and keep it from moving inside To put the shade inthe vehicle, first make ...holder tab into the in the passenger’s side slot trim panel. Move the other end of the shade forwardand hold ...€™s side trim panel slot. Make sure tab goes all the way in the slot. the Lightly pull...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... placed on the roof, place the load i n the area over the rear wheels (behind the rear side door on Suburbans). If you need to, cut a piece of 3/8 inch plywood to fit inside the crossrails and side rails to spread the load. I f plywood is used,...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ... To replace the ashtray, place the bottom part of the ashtray on the pivot bar at the bottom of its mounting on the instrument panel. Then rotate the ashtray back... Front Ashtray The front ashtray is located at the bottom of the instrument panel. Pull on the notch in the ashtray door to open it. 2-62
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... Ashtray To use a rear ashtray, if you have them,pull at the top of the ashtray door to flip the door open. To remove a rear ashtray, press down on the inside tabs and open the door fully. To use the cigarette lighter, push it in all the way, and let ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... as maps. Some visors have an extender on the inside edge. When the visor is down, pull the extender ... hand-held transmitters. It will operate garage doors and gates, or with the accessory package, other ... by radio frequency such as home/office lighting and security systems. The transmitter will learn...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ... buttons to Do not use the transmitter with garage door opener any through Step4. that does not ... until you see the red light includes any garage door opener model manufactured on ... garage are indicates that the universal transmitter has been door you are programming. programmed. Release both buttons ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ...If you programmed the universal transmitter, but the gwage door will not open, and if your garage ...door may have a security feature that changes the "code" of your garage door opener every time it is opened closed. or To determine if your garage door opener has this rolling code" feature, press...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... to the garage door opener receiver. 2. Remove the cover panel from the garage door opener receiver. It is located near the garage door opener motor. You may... Locate the training button on the garage door opener receiver. The exact location and color will vary among brands. 4. ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    Instrument Panel :1 2-68
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    A. Dome Lamp Switch K. Cupholder L. Auxiliary Power Outlets M. Storage Area or Compact Disc Player (If ...) N. Rear Window Defogger Switch (If Equipped) B. Lamp Controls C. Air Outlets D. Multifunction Lever E. Instrument Cluster 0. Automatic Transfer Case Switch (If Equipped) E GearshiftLever G. ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    SECURITY ANTI LOCK lo 0 0 0 oolo1 APPLY BRAKE TO SHIFT FROM PARK 2-70
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ... zero, and a label must be put on the driver's door to show the old mileage reading when the new odometer ... Lights, Gages and Indicators This part describes the warning lights and gages that may be on your ... repair or replacement. Paying attention to your warning lights and gages could also save you...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ... you know when there's a problem with your vehicle. When one of the warning lights comes on and stays on when you are driving, or when one ... Bag Readiness Light There is an air bag readiness light on the instrument panel, which shows AIR BAG. The system checks the air bag's electrical system for ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ...show you it is working. /tl If the air bag readiness light stays on after you start the engine or comes on when you are driving, your air bag system may ...the light should go out. If it stays on or comes on while you are driving, you may have a problem with your charging system. I ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... warning zone indicate a possible problem i n the electrical system. Have the vehicle serviced as soon as possible. ... come on when you set your parking brake. The light will stay on if your parking brake doesnମ. both parts working well. If the warning light comes on, there could be a brake problem. ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ...the light is still on, have the vehicle towed for service. (See "Towing Your Vehicle" in the Index.) ANTI LOCK If the light stays on. or comes on when you're driving, your vehicle needs service. If the regular brake system warning light isn't...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ... indicates that the cooling system is working beyond its capacity. CI The "Problems on the Road," section of this manual shows what to do. See "Engine ... environment. The SERVICE ENGINE SOON light comes on to indicate that there is a problem and service is required. Malfunctions often will be ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ...Flashing NOTICE: If you keep driving your vehicle with this light on, after awhile, your ...lashing, follow the previous steps, and drive the vehicle to your dealer or qualified service center ... center diagnosis and service m a y be required. e Light On Steady -- An emission control system malfimction...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... fuel cap has been left off 01- improperly installed. A loose or missing fuel cap will allow fuel to evaporate into the atmosphere. A few driving trips with the ... to install the fuel cap properly. It will take a few driving trips to turn the light off. If none of the above ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ...and have your vehicle serviced. Oil pressure may vary with engine speed, outside temperature and ...operating range. I NOTICE: Damage to your engine from neglected oil problems can be costly and is not covered ...pressure zone be caused bya may dangerously low oil level or other problem causing low oil ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... when you turn on the ignition, as a check to show you it is working. If the light comes on continuously while driving and stays on, there rnay be a problem with the Passlock System. Your vehicle will not be protected by Passlock, and you should...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ... briefly when you are starting the engine. If the light comes on and stays on while you are driving, it could indicate a problem with your vehicle. It could be a problem with your oil pressure, coolant temperature, or some other problem. Check your various gages to...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ...l, little more or less than half the tank's capacity to fill the tank. The gage moves a little when... turn off the ignition. None of these indicate a problem with the fuel gage. For information on how to fill your ... may experience with your fuel gage: At the gas station, the fuel pump shuts off before ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    k% NOTES 2-83
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    .A NOTES 2-84
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... and Automatic Tone Control (If Equipped) CD Adapter Kit AM-FM Stereo with Compact Disc Player and Automatic Tone Control (If Equipped) Remote CompactDisc Player (If Equipped) Theft-Deterrent Feature Understanding Radio Reception Tips About Your Audio System Care of Your Cassette Tape Player Care of...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ...of air. /J VENT: This setting directs air through the instrument panel outlets. I). +e Fan Knob The knob on the left side of the ... you to adjust VENTEIEAT Use this setting to divide airflow between the floor outlets and instrument panel outlets. HEATER: This setting directs air through the floor ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ...operation for the OFF position. /J VENT This setting directs air through the instrument panel outlets. -bo + Use this setting to divide airflow VENT/HEAT: ' between the floor outlets and instrument panel outlets. +e HEATER: This setting directs air through the floor outlets....
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... air to the rear of the vehicle. Rear Air Conditioning (Without Rear Heater) (If Equipped) If your vehicle has rear air conditioning (without rear heater). the controls are located above the front and second seats. The front and rear overhead controls let you increase...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ... regulate speed of the airflow, location and temperature. If you have a rear heater (without rear air conditioning), the control switch is located on the instrument panel. To increase and decrease the flow of heated air to the rear floor vents...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ...its best. The recirculation button, between the fan and temperature knobs, allows the air inside your vehicle to be recirculated. ... after the vehicle reaches a comfortable interior temperature. When the right knob on the control panel is between HEATER and DEFROST, the recirculation feature will not ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ... little heating or cooling is needed, use VENT to direct outside air through your vehicle. Air will tlow through the instrument panel outlets. Your vehicle's ventilation system supplies outside air to the inside of your vehicle when it is moving. ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ... vehicle has air outlets in the center and on the sides of your instrument panel. You can move the outkts from side-to-side or up and down to directthe flow of ... the windshieId and side windows clear. Use DEFROST to remove fog or ice from the windshield in extremely humid or cold ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ... next to the fan control knob. The rear window defogger will only work if the igllition switch is ...s possible. If your vehicle is equipped with the optional heated outside rearview mirrors, the rear window defogger... use a razor blade or anything else sharp on the inside of the rear window.If you do, ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ... goes into the time-set mode. RECALL: Display the time with the ignition off by pressing the recall knob. When the radio is playing, press this knob to recall the station frequency. Finding a Station AM-FM: Press the lower knob to switch between AM and FM. The display shows your selection. 3-10
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ... next higher station and the left arrow to tune to the next lower station and stay there. I n addition to the four stations already set, up to three more ... buttons to listen to c~ few seconds of each radio station. SCAN will light up on the display. Press the right arrow to tune in the next higher ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ... Player (If Equipped) Finding a Station AM-FM: Press the lower knob to switch between AM, FMl and FM2. TUNE: Turn the lower knob to ... next higher station and the left arrow to tune to the next lower station and stay there. PUSHBUTTONS: The four numbered pushbuttons let you return to your favorite ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ... arrow to advance the cassette tape. Press the SEEK left arrow to stop forwarding the tape. RECALL: Press this knob to switch tape sides. EJECT Press this button to remove the tape or stop the. tape and play the radio. 3-13
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ... make up for road and wind noise as you drive. Set the volume at the desired level. Move the ... upper knob to the right to adjust the SCV. Then, as you drive, SCV autonmtically increases the volume, as necessary, to ...level should always sound the same to you as you drive If you don't want to use SCV,...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ...next higher station and the left arrow to tune to the next lower station and stay there. The sound will mute while seeking. SCAN: Press and hold SEEK ... stop scanningto listen to a specific preset station. P. SCAN will light up on the display while in this mode. If one of the stations ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ... time you press the button, the selection will switch to one of the preset settings of CLASSIC, NEWS,..., POP, C/W (Country/Westernj or JAZZ. To return to the manual mode, press and release this button... display will go blank. FADE: Press lightly on this knob to release it from its stored position. Turn...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ... to reduce cassette tape noise. The double-D symbol will appear on the display while the player is in this mode. Dolby@Noise Reduction is manufactured under a...trademarks of Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation. PROG ( 2 ) :Press this button to switch from one side of the tape to the other. 3-17
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ... operation. AM-FM: Press this button to switch from a tape to the radio. CLN: If this message ... to return to the tape player when playing the radio. The lighted arrow will appear and show the direction ... the feature is active. Insert the adapter cassette. It will power up the radio and begin playing...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ... behind the upper knob to the right to adjust the SCV. Then, a s you drive. SCV automatically increases the volume, a s necessary, to overcome noise ... next higher station and the left arrow to tune to the next lower station and stay there. The sound will mute while seeking. SCAN: Press and hold SEEK ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ... listen t.o it specific stored station. PSCAN will light up on the display while in this mode. If one ...Each time you press the button, the selection will switch to one of the preset settings of CLASSIC, NEWS,..., CnV (Country/Western) or JAZZ. To return to the manual mode, press and release this button ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    .... The middle position balances the sound between the speakers. FADE: Press lightly on this knob to release it from its stored position. Turn the control to the ... comes back out and ERR appears on the display, it could be that: You are driving on a very rough road. (The disc should play when the road ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... FM 1 or FM2. (If the radio is turned off, the disc stays i n the player and will resume playing at the point where it stopped.) CD AUX: To switch between the player ... on the display. (If the radio is turned off, the disc stays in the player and will res~lme playing at the point ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    Remote Compact Disc Player (If Equipped) To remove the disc. press the EJECT button and ... off, press the EJECT button on the remote player and then insert the disc. To remove the disc. press the ... and remove the disc from the player. A disc that has been ejected but is still sitting in the remote CD ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... loaded, press TAPE AUX to switch between the tape and compact disc. EJECT Press this button on the remote player to eject ...activated, the radio will display LOC to indicate a locked condition anytime battery power has been interrupted. If your battery loses power for any reason. you must unlock the ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    Activating the Theft-Deterrent Feature The instructions which follow explain how to enter your secret code to activate the THEFTLOCK system. It is ... or R U N . 3. Turn the radio off. Unlocking the Theft-Deterrent Feature After a Power 1,oss Enter your secret code a s follows; pause no more than 15 ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ... code before lNOP appears. If you lose or forget your code, contact your dealer.... secured until the correct code is entered. When battery power is removed and later applied to a secured ..., see "Unlocking the Theft-Deterrent Feature After a Power Loss" earlier in this section. Disabling the Theft-...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ... with each other. AM can pick up noise from things like storms and power lines. Try reducing the treble to reduce this noise if you ever get it. To help avoid hearing loss or damage: 0 0 Adjust the volume control to the lowest setting. Increase volume slowly until you ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ...cleaner cassette turn. A scrubbing action cleaning cassette is available through your dealership. When using a cleaning cassette, it is normal for the cassette t o eject while cleaning because your unit is equipped with a cut tape detection feature and some cleaning cassettes may appear as a broken ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ... every once in a while to be sure the mast is still tightened to the cowl. Care of Your Compact Discs Handle discs carefully. Store them in their original cases ... the center to the edge. Be surenever to touch the signal surface when handling discs. Pick up discs by grasping the outer...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    .bNOTES 3-30
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... 4-6 4-9 4-1 1 4-1 1 4- 13 4- 14 4-28 Defensive Driving Drunken Driving Control of a Vehicle Braking Steering Off-Road Recovery Passing Loss of Control Off-Road Driving with Your Four-Wheel-Drive Vehicle Driving at Night 4-30 4-33 4-34 ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ... Allow enough following distance. It's the best defensive driving n1aneuver, in both city and rural driving...you is going to brake or tllrn suddenly. Drunken Driving Death and injury associated with drinking ...claiming thousands of victims every year. Defensive Driving The best advice anyone can give ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ... for these laws. The obvious way to solve this highway safety problem is for people never to drink alcohol and then drive. But what if people do... on eachperson and situation, here is some general information on the problem. The Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC)of someone who is drinking ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ...quickly the person drinks them. But the ability to drive is affected well below a BAC of 0.10 percent. Research shows that the driving skills of many people are impaired at a BAC approaching 0.05 ...collision. There's something else about drinking and driving that many people don't know. Medical ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    Drinking and then driving very dangerous. is Your reflexes,perceptions, attentiveness and judgment can be ... have a serious or even fatal collision if you drive after drinking. Please don't drink anddrive or ... than the tires and road can provide. That means you can lose control of your vehicle. 4-5
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... braking. That means better braking and longer brake life. If your engine ever stops while you're driving, brake normally but don't pump your brakes. If you do, the pedal may get harder to push down. If your engine stops. you...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ... clicking noise while this test is going on. This is normal. E\NTI - LOCK 1 If there's a problem with the anti-lock brake system. this warning light will stay on. See "Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Light" in Here's how anti-lock works. Let's say...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ...have anti-lock brakes. Using Anti-Lock Don't pump the brakes. Just hold the brake pedal down firmly and let anti-lock work for you. You may feel the brakes ... or four-wheel drive. Braking in Emergencies You can steer around the obstacle while braking hard. With anti-lock, you can steer...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    Steering Power Steering If you lose power steering assist because the engine stops or the system is not fi~nctioning, can steer but you it ... steering effort is increased for vehicle control and stability. Steering Tips Driving on Curves It's important to take curves at a ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ... this section.) It is better to remove as much speed as you can from a possible collision. Then steer around the ... and a quick decision. If you are holding the steering wheel at the recommended 9 and 3 o'clock positions, ... quickly without removing either hand. But you have to act fast, steer quickly, ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... dropped off the edge of a road onto the shoulder while you're driving. Passing The driver of a vehicle about ... and then, if there is nothing in the way, steer so that your vehicle straddles the edge of ...tire contacts the pavement edge. Then turn your steering wheel to go straight down the roadway. ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ...it looks like a chance to pass is coming up, start to accelerate but stay in the right lane and don't get too close. Time your move ... pass. When you are farenough ahead of the passed vehicle to see its front in your inside mirror, activate your right lane change signal and move back into the right ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... will be longer and vehicle control more limited. While driving on a surface with reduced traction, try your best to avoid sudden steering, acceleration or ...too much throttle causes the driving wheels to spin. A cornering skid and an acceleration skid are best handled by easing ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ...-DriveVehicle This off-road guide is for vehicles that have four-wheel drive. Also, see "Anti-Lock Brakes" in the Index. Before You Go Off-... sure you read a l l the information about your four-wheel-drive vehicle in this manual. Is there enough fuel'? Is the spare tire fully inflated...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    .... Unsecured cargo on the load floor can be tossed about when driving over rough terrain. You or your passengers... vehicle rolls over.Put heavy loads inside the cargo area, on the roof. not Keep ... You'il find other important information this manual. in See "Vehicle Loading," "Luggage Carrier"...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ...a winch'? If so, be sure to read the winch instructions. In a remote area, a winch can be handy if ... bounce. When you're driving off-road, bouncing and quick changes in direction can easily ... cause you to lose control and crash. So, whether you're driving on or off' the road, you and your passengers ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... things to consider. When you drive over obstacles or rough terrain, keep a firm grip on the steering wheel. Ruts, troughs or other surface .features can ..., mud, snowor ice. Each of these surfaces affects the steering, acceleration and braking of your vehicle in difierent ways. ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    Driving on Off-Road Hills Off-road driving often takes you up, down or across a hill. Driving safely on hills requires good judgment and an understanding of what your... steep for any vehicle. If you drive up them, you will stall.If...'t control your speed. you If drive across them, you will roll over...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ... Uphill Once you decide you can safely drive up the hill, you need to take some ... c ,CAUTIO1 Turning or driving across steep hills can be dangerous. You could lose traction, slide sideways, and possibly roll ... seriously injuredo r killed. As you near the top of a hill, slow down and stay alert. 4-19
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ... pedal to stop the vehicle and keep it from rolling backwards. Also, apply the parking brake. As you are backing down the hill, put your left hand on the steering wheel at the 12 o'clock position. This way, you'll be able to tell if your wheels are straight and maneuver as you back down. It's...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ...? Set the parkingbrake, put your transmission in PARK (P) and turn off the engine. Leavethe vehicle and go get some help. Exiton the uphill side and stay clear of the path the vehicle would take if it rolled downhill. Do not shift the transfer case to NEUTRAL (N) when you leave the vehicle. Leave it...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    Driving Downhill When off-roading takes you downhill, you'll want to consider a number of things: e How steep is... going down a hill can cause your brakes to overheat and fade. This could cause loss of control anda serious accident. Apply the brakes lightly when descending a hill and usea low gear to ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    Q.' Are there some things I should not do when driving down a hill? Yes! These are important because if you ignore them you could lose control and have a serious accident. &= A: 0...that's not too steep to drivedown may be too steep to drive across. You could roll over if you don...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... puts more weight on the downhill wheels. This could cause a downhill slide or a rollover. Surface conditions can be a problem when you drive across a hill. Loose gravel, muddy spots, or even wet grass can cause your tires to slip sideways, downhill. ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ...if I'm driving across an incline that's not too steep, butI hit some loose gravel and start to slide downhill. What...) get out on the uphill side, even if the door there is harder to open. If you get ... path. IT you have to walk down the slope, stay out of the path the vehicle will take if it...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... drive on sand, you'll sense a change in wheel traction. But it will depend upon how loosely packed the sand is. On loosely ... difficult braking can cause you to slide out of control. Driving in Water Light rain causes no special off-road driving problems. But heavy rain can mean flash tlooding:, ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ...take you longer to stop. c , After Off-Road Driving Remove any brush or debris that has collected... frequent service due to off-road use. Refer to the Maintenance Schedule for additional information. Driving through... and you could lose traction and roll the vehicle over. Don't drive through rushing...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ...driving. 0 0 Drive defensively. Don't drink and drive. Adjust your inside rearview mirror to reduce the b dare from headlamps behind you. Since you can't see ...higher speed roads. Your headlamps can light up only so much road ahead. 0 0 0 0 In remote areas, watch for animals...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    .... Your eyes will have less trouble adjusting to night. But if you're driving. don't wear sunglasses ... your windshield and all the glass on your vehicle clean -- inside and out. Glare at night is made much worse by dirt on the glass. Even the inside of the glass can build up a film caused by dust....
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    Driving in Rain and on Wet Roads And, if your tires don't have ... if rain starts to fall while you are driving. The surfdce may get wet suddenly when your reflexes are tuned for driving on dry pavement. The heavier the rain, the harder ... and wet roads can mean driving trouble. On a wet road, you can't...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... stop and may cause pulling to one side. You could lose control of the vehicle. After driving through a large puddle of ...apply your brake pedal lightly until your brakes work normally. Driving too fdst through ... through some car washes can cause problems, too. The water may affect your brakes....
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ...is hydroplaning, it has little or no contact with the road. L , Driving Through Deep Standing Water I NOTICE: If... your engine’s air intake and badly damage your engine. Never drive through water ...you can’t avoid deep puddles or standing water, drive through them very slowly. Hydroplaning doesnମ.
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... cities. You'll save time and energy. (See the next part, "Freeway Driving.") 0 Treat a green light as a warning signal. A traffic ...that have not cleared the intersection or may be running the red light. One of the biggest problems with city streets is the amount of traffic on...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    .... Try t o merge into the gap at close to the prevailing speed. Switch on y o ~ turn signal, check ~r your mirrors and glance over ..., adjust your speed to the posted l i m i t or t o the prevailing rate if it's slower. Stay in the right lane unless YOLI want to pass. Before changing lanes, check your ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ...? Are all windows clean inside and outside? Wiper BICKIPS: they in good shape? Are Fuel, Erlgirle Oil, Other Flr.~ids: Have you checked all levels'? Lamps:...out. Of course, you'll find experienced and able service experts in GM dealerships all across North America. They'll...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... your vehicle is well ventilated. with a comfortably cool interior. Keep your eyes moving. Scan the... sleepy, pull off the road into a rest, service or parking area and take a nap, ..., or both. For safety, treat drowsiness on the highway as an emergency. Driving on steep hills or mountains is different ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ... m help cool your engine and transmission, and you can climb the hill better. Stay in your own lane when driving on two-lane roads in hills or mountains. Don't swing wide or cut across the center of the road. Drive at speeds that let y o u stay i n your own lane. As you go ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ...and reflective warning triangles. And, if yo11will be driving under severe conditions, include a s~nall of ... properly secure these items in your vehicle. Driving on Snow or Ice Most of the time, those places ... very careful. Here at-e some tips for winter driving: Have your vehicle in good shape for ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ... the condition -- smooth ice, packed, blowing or loose snow -- drive with caution. Accelerate gently. Try not to .... Try not to brake while you're actually on the ice, and avoid sudden steering maneuvers. 3 4... be slick and hard to drive on. But wet ice can be even more trouble becausemay offer the ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ... you can wrap around yourself or tuck under your clothing to keep warm. If you are stopped by heavy snow, you could be in a serious situation. You should probably stay with your vehicle unless you know for sure that you are near help and you can hike tlvough the snow. Here are some things to do to ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ...the vehicle, and possibly for signaling later on with your headlamps. Let the heater run for a while. Snow can trap exhaust gases under your vehicle. This can cause deadly (carbon monoxide) gas CO to get inside. CO could overcome and kill you you. You can't see it or smell ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... around, the propeller shaft to axle yoke orientation should be marked and the propeller shaft removed following the applicable service manual removal/install~~tion procedure. A Shifting the transfer case into NEUTRAL (N) can cause your vehicle to roll even ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    .... (SEE GERS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.1 MANUAL FOR 1- A E n o n o n 6. Turn the ignition to OFF. The OFF position unlocks the steering column and reduces battery .... The Certification/Tire label is found on the rear edge of the driver's door. The label shows the size of your original tires and the ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ... Your warranty does not cover parts or components that fail because overloading. of If you put things inside your vehicle -- like... rear GAWR. If you do, parts on your vehicle can break, orit can change the way your vehicle handles. These could cause to lose control. you Also, overloading can shorten ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ... stack heavier things, like suitcases, inside thevehicle so that someof them are above the tops ofthe seats. 0 Don't leave an unsecured child restraint in your vehicle. When you carry something inside the vehicle, secure it wheneveryou can. 0 Don't leave a seat folded down unless you need ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ...But trailering is different than just driving your vehicle by itself. Trailering means cllanges i n handling, durability and fuel economy. Successful, safe trailering ... use a sway control if YOLIPtrailer will weigh ~ m r than the capacity e stamped on your step bumper. You can ask a...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ... Ibs. (908 kg) trailer rating. the engine oil cooler is required on C/K- I500 and C/K-2500 models. Refer to the Trailering Guide for oil cooler recornlllencSations. Three important considerations have ...rig. For example. speed. altitude, road grades. outside temperature and how much your vehicle ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... kg) 6,000 lbs. (2 724 6.5L Diesel 3.42 3.73 7,000 Ibs. (3 178 kg) C- 1500 (2WD) Suburban 5.7L 3.42 3.73 5,500 lbs. (2 497 kg) 6,500 Ibs. (2 951 kg) 6.5L Diesel ...5,000 lbs. (2 270 kg) 6,000 lbs.(2 724 kg) 5,000 lbs. (2 270 kg) K- 1500 (4WD) Suburban 5.7L 3.42 3.73 6.SL Diesel 3.42 4-48
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ...500 Ibs. (2 95 1 kg) 8,000 lbs. (3 632 kg) 8,500 Ibs. (3 859 kg) 10,000 Ibs. (4 540 kg) 7,000 Ibs. (3 178 kg) 4.10 7.4L 3.73 4.10 K-2500 (4WD) Suburban 5.7L 6.SL Diesel 4.10 3.73 6,000 Ibs. (2 724 kg) 7,500 lbs. (3 40.5 kg) 4.10 7.4L 3.73 4.10 8,000 lbs. (3 632 kg) 10,000 Ibs. (4 540 kg) 4-...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ...General Motors of Canada Limited Customer Communication Centre 1908 Colonel Sam Drive Oshawa, Ontario L 1 H 8P7 Weight of the Trailer Tongue The tongue load (A)... in the Index for more information about your vehicle's maximum load capacity. A B If you're using a weight-carrying hitch, the trailer ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    .... You'll find these numbers on the Certification label at the rear edge of the driver's door or see "Tire Loading" in the Index. Then be sure you don't c?...sway control of the proper size. This equipment is very important for proper vehicle loading and good handling when you're driving. 0
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ... they must be adequate. Be s ~ r to read and follow the instructions for e the trailer brakes so you'll be...another opening, drive with your front, main heating or cooling system on and with the fan on any ... o r MAX because it only recirculates the air inside your vehicle. (See "Comfort Controls"...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ... to get to know your rig. Acquaint yourself with the feel of handling and braking with the added weight of the trailer. And always keep ... and any trailer brakes are still working. Following Distance Stay at least twice as far behind the vehicle ahead a s you would when driving your vehicle without a...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ...When Towing a Trailer The arrows on your instrument panel will flash whenever you signal a turn or lane change. Properly hooked up, the ... other drivers you're about to turn, change lanes or stop. When towing a trailer, the arrows on your instrument panel will flash for turns even if the bulbs on the ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ...steps that follow. If you have four-wheel drive and your transfer case is in NEUTRAL (N), your... shift leveris in PARK (P). So, be sure the transfer case in a drive gear not is in NEUTRAL (N). But if you ever... to PARK (P). -- 5. If you have a four-wheel-drive vehicle, be sure the trans.fer case is i...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... parking brake. 2. Let up on the brake pedal. 3. Drive slowly until the trailer is clear of the chocks. ... automatic transmission fluid (don't overfill), engine oil, axle lubricant, belt. cooling system and brake adjustment. Each of these is covered in this manual, and the Index will help you find ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ... bend or break, but not so loose that it drags on the ground. The technician can use the following color code chart when connecting the...vehicle. The five-wire light-duty harness is located at the left hand rear inner lower quarter panel. The additional heavy-duty wiring is located forward of the rear...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    Power Winch - 3 If you wish to use a power winch on your vehicle, only use ... vehicle is stationary or anchored. I NOTICE: Using a power winch with the transmission in gear may damage the transmission. When operating a power winch, always leave the transmission in NEUTRAL (N). Use the regular brakes,...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ...Road Here you'll find what to do about some problems that can occur on the road. 5-2 5-2 5-3 5-8 5-13 Hazard Warning ...~IIIP Starting Towing Your Vehicle Engine Overheating (Gasoline Engines) 5- 15 5-22 5-22 5-... System -- Gasoline Engines Engine Fan Noise I f a Tire Goes Flat Changing a Flat Tire If...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    Hazard Warning Flashers Press the button at the top of the steering column all the way down to makeyour front and .... Your hazard warning flashers work no matter what position your key is in, and even if the key .... They also let police know you have a problem. Your front and rear turn signal lamps ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    Jump Starting If your battery (or batteries) has run down, you may want to use another vehicle and some jumper cables to .... They can be dangerous because: 0 They contain acid that can burn you. 0 They contain gas that can explode ignite. or They contain enough electricity to burn you. If you don't ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ...the parking brake firmly on both vehicles involved i n the jump start procedure. Put an automatic transmission in PARK (P). If you have a four-wheel-drive vehicle, be sure the transfer case is not in... accessories plugged into the cigarette lighter or accessory power outlets. Turn off all lamps that...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ... care that first.If you don't, of explosive gas could be present. Battery fluid contains ... immediately. 5 . Check that the jumper cables don't have loose or missing insulation. I f they do, you ... located on the passenger's sick of the vehicle. Fans or other moving engine parts can injure you ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ...8. Now connect the black negative (-) cable to the good battery's negative (-) cable. Don't let the other end touch anything until the next step. The other end of the negative (-) cable doesn't go to the dead battery. It goes to a heavy unpainted metal part of the vehicle with the dead battery. 5-6
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ...(45 cm) away from the dead battery, but not near engine parts that move. The electrical connection is just as good there, but the chance of ... vehicle with the dead battery. If it won't stat after a few tries, it probably needs service. A. Heavy Metal Engine Part B. Good Battery C. Dead Battery 5-7
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    .... When the towing service arrives, let the tow operator know that this manual contains these towing instructions. The operator may want to see them. .... When you call, tell the towing service: That your vehicle has 1-ear-wheel drive, OF that it has the four-wheel-drive option. 0...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ...the towedvehicle. Don't have your vehicle towed on the drive wheels unless you must. If the vehicle must be towed on the drive wheels, be sure t o follow the speed and distance restrictions ... damagecl. If these limitations 1n11st beexceeded, then the drive wheels have to be supported on a dolly.
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ... a clamping device designed for towing service. (Do not use the vehicle's steering column lock for this.) 2. Turn the ignition key to OFF. ... a clamping device designed for towing service. (Do not use the vehicle's steering column lock for this.) 4. Place the transmission in ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    Rear Towing Two- Wheel-Drive Vehicles Torr: Limits -- 55 ~ n p h 8 8 k111/11) or- legul speed ... position with a clamping device designed for towing service. (Do not use the vehicle's steering column lock for this.) 4. Place the transmission i n PARK (P). 5 . When the vehicle is hooked up. release...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... brake. NOTICE: If your vehicle is equipped with four-wheel drive and the towing limits must be exceeded,a tawing dolly must ... a clamping device designed for towing service. (Do not use the vehicle's steering column lock for this.) 4. Place the transmission i n PARK (P). 5. Put the transfer case ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ...You will find a coolant temperature gageon your vehicle's instrument panel. See "Engine Coolant Temperature Gage" in the Index. I f your vehicle has a diesel engine, ... you open the hood. If you keep driving when your engine is overheated, the liquids in it can catch fire. ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ...so: I . If you have an air conditioner, turn it off. 2. Turn on your heater to full hot at the highest fan speed and open the window as necessary. ...re in a traffic jam, shift to NEUTRAL (N); otherwise, shift to the highest gear while driving -- AUTOMATIC OVERDRIVE (@). 5-14
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ... air conditioning, the auxiliary electric engine cooling fan under the hood can start up even ... and tools away from any underhood electric fan. If the coolant insidethe coolant recovery tank... Recovery Tank B. Radiator Pressure Cap C. Engine Fan(s) The coolant levelshould be at or above theCOLD mark....
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    If it isn't, you may have a leak i n the radiator hoses, heater hoses, radiator, water pump or somewhere else in the cooling system. How to Add Coolant to the Coolant Recovery Tank -- Gasoline Engines I f you haven't found a problem yet, but the coolant level isn't at or ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    I NOTICE: In cold weather, water can freeze and crack the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. Use the recommended coolant and the proper coolant ... You can be burned if you spill coolant on hot engine parts. Coolant contains ethylene glycol and it will burn if ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    A CAUTION: Steam and scalding liquids fromhot cooling a system can blow out and burn badly. They you are under pressure, and you turn the radiator if pressure cap even a little they can come out at high speed. Never turn the cap when the cooling system, including the radiator pressure cap, is hot. ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ... turning the pressure cap, but now push down as you turn it. Remove the pressure cap. 1. You can remove the radiator pressure cap when the cooling system,including the radiator pressure cap and upper radiator hose, is no longer hot.Turn the pressure cap slowly counterclockwise until ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    .. . 3. Fill the radiator with the proper DEX-COOL@ coolant mixture, up to the base of the filler neck. (See "Engine Coolant" in the Index for more information about the proper coolant mixture.) 4. Then fill the coolant recovery tank to the COLD mark. 5. Put the cap back on the coolant ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ... the engine and let it run until you can feel the upper radiator hose getting hot. Watch out for the engine cooling fan(s). 7. By this time, the coolant level inside the r*d' d lator filler neck may be lower. I f the level is lower, add more of the proper DEX-...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ... air to cool the engine. In most everyday driving conditions, the fan is spinning slower and the clutch is ... It's unusual for a tire to "blow out" while you're driving, especially if you ... rear blowout, remove your foot from the accelerator pedal. Get the vehicle under control by steering the ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ...You'll also find your spare tirethere.. On two-door utility and Suburban models, the spare tire is located at the rearof the vehicle. To remove the spare tire, first open...Take the and tire out of the vehicle and remove the tire cover. On four-door utility models, the spare tire may be...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    D &Door Utility Models A. Hoist Assembly Follow these instructions to lower the spare tire: 1. .... Assemble the ratchet to the hook near the end of the jack handle (as illustrated) with the DOWN marking facing you. Insert ...tire near the flat tire. If your two-door utility model has a jack cover, turn...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ... secured tothe jack. You can use them when changing the tire, or during otheremergency situations. Remember to replace ... if needed later. To open the jack cover on four-door utility models, turn the wing nut to the left and take the cover off. If your Suburban has a jack cover, lift the tab up to ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ...will have them if needed later. The jack handle extension is used if the flat tire is on the rear of the vehicle. A Attach the jack handle (and jack handle extension, if needed) to...'ll be using include the jack (A), the jack handle extension (B), jack handle (C), wheel wrench (D) and the ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    1 UP Marking DOWN Marking With the UP marking on the ratchet filcing you rotate the ratchet to the right. That will lift the jack head a little. $ One side of the ratchet has an UP marking. The other side has a DOWN marking.
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ...nut caps, use the wheel wrench and ratchet to remove them. Turn the wheel wrench to the left, with... facing you, to loosen the wheel nuts. Don't remove the wheel nuts yet. If the wheel also... pry off. 2. If the flat tire is on the rear of the vehicle, put the jack handle extension on the jack handle...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ... avehicle when it is jacked upis dangerous. If' the vehicle slips off the jack,you could be badly injured or killed. Never get under a vehicle when it is supported only by ajack. 3. Position the jack under the vehicle. If the flat tire is on the front of the vehicle, position the jack on the frame ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    5. Remove all the wheel nuts and take off the flat tire. Front Position Rear Position 1 6. 4. With UP on the .... Raise the vehicle far enoughoff the ground so there is enough room for the spare tire to fit. Remove any rust or dirt from the wheel bolts, mounting surfaces and spare wheel. 5-30
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    Rust or dirt on the wheel, or on the parts to which it is fastened, can make the wheel nuts become loose after a time. The wheel could ... the wheel wrench until the wheel is held against the hub. Never use oil or grease on studs nuts. If you or do, the nuts might come loose. Your wheel could fall off...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    9 Tighten each wheel nut by rotating the wheel wrench to the sight. Front Position Rear Position 8. Lower the vehicle by rotating the ratchet and wheel wrench to the left. Lower the jack completely. 5-32
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    .... a Be sure touse the correctwheel nuts. If you have to replace them, be sure to get new original GM equipment wheel nuts. Stop somewhereas soon as you can and have the nuts tightened with a torque wrench to the proper torque. For proper torque, see "Capacities and Specifications" in the Index.
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ... storage cover, if your vehicle has one, by simply reversing the removal procedure described earlier. Storing a Flat or Spare Tireand Tools ... tire or other equipnlent in the passenger compartmentof the vehicle could a collision, loose cause injury. In sudden stop or equipment could strike someone. ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    D E Jacking Tool Storage A. Wheel Wrench B. Jack Handle C. Ratchet Jack Storage A. Retainer -- 2-Door Utility Model B. Nut C. Jack D. Jacking Tool Storage Box D. Jack Storage Box E. Bracket E. Jack Handle Extension 5-35
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    E C D Jack Storage A. Retainer -- 4-Door Utility Model A. Retainer B. Nut ,JackStorage -- Suburban B. Nut C. Jack C. Jack Storage Box D. Jack Storage Box E. Bracket D. Bracket E. Jack 5-36
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    Store the flat tire i n the cargo area of two-door utility and Suburban models and secure it to the tire carrier. To store the flat tire: I . Put the ... 4. 5. 6. Carrier J-Bolt Adapter Spare Tire Nut Cover -- 2-Door Utility Model 7 . Pins 8. J-Bolt 9. LJse Upper Hole and Pin ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    D Spare Tire -- 4-Door Utility Model Spare Tire 1. I-Bolt 2. J-Bolt 3. Carrier 4. SpareTire 5 . Adapter -- Suburban 6. Nut 7. Cover 8. Use Lower Adapter Hole for eight-Lug Rim Only A. Hoist Assembly B. Hoist Shaft C. Ratchet D. Jack Handle E. ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    For four-door utility models equipped with an underbody spare tire carrier, follow these instructions to restore a spare orflat tire: If... ratchet, with the UP mark facing you, near the hook at the end of the jack handle. Insert the other end, on an angle, through the hole in the rear bumper ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ... Rocking Your Vehicle To Get It Out First, turn y o ~ l r steering wheel left and right. That will clear the ... front wheels. If you have a four-wheel drive vehicle, shift into 4HI. Then shift ...as possible. Release the accelerator pedal while you shift. and press lightly on the accelerator pedal when ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    A CAUTION: The recovery hooks, when used, are underlot of a force. Always pull the vehicle straight out. Never pull on the hooks at sideways angle. The hooks a could break off and you or otherscould be injured from the chain or cable snapping back. NOTICE: Never use the recovery hooks to the ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    b % NOTES 5-42
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ... Fuel Container Checking Things Under the Hood Engine Oil (Gasoline Engine) Air Cleaner (Gasoline Engines)... Four-wheel Drive Engine Coolant Radiator Pressure Cap Thermostat Power Steering Fluid ... Appearance Care Cleaning the Inside of Your Vehicle Care of the Safety Belts Cleaning the Outside of Your ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ...You'll get genuine GM parts and GM-trained and supported service people. We hope you'll want to ... work, you'll want to use the proper GM Service Manual. It tells you much Inore about how ... a record with all parts receipts and list the mileage and the date of any service work you peri'...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ...vehicle could be damaged if you try to do service work on a vehicle without knowing enough about ...fall off. You could be hurt. Adding Equipmentto the Outside of Your Vehicle Things you might add .... Check with your dealer before adding equipment to the outside of your vehicle. Fuel (Gasoline Engine) ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ... your performance may be affected. The malfunction indicator lamp on your instrument panel may turn on and/or your vehicle may fail... performance may be affected. The malfunction indicator lamp on your instrument panel may turn on. If this occurs, return to your authorized GM dealer for service. 6-4
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... in Foreign Countries (Gasoline Engines) If you plan on driving in another country outside the United States or Canada, the proper fuel may... check on fuel availability, ask an auto club, or contact a major oil company that does business in the country where you'll be driving. You can also write us ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ... your vehicle. Keep sparks, flames and smoking materials away from gasoline. The fuel cap is located behind a hinged door on the left side of your vehicle. While refueling, let the cap hang by the tether below the fuel filler neck. 6-6
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ... remove the cap, turn it slowly to the left (counterclockwise). I If you get gasoline yourself ...may cause your malfunction indicator lamp to light and yourfuel tank andemissions system ...Clean gasoline from painted surfaces as soon as possible.See "Cleaning the Outside of Your Vehicle"in the Index...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ... approved containers. Do not fill a container while it is inside a vehicle, in a vehicle's trunk, pickup ... the ground. Bring the fill nozzle in contact with the inside of the fill opening before operating the nozzle.... liquids gasoline or like diesel fuel, oil,coolant, brake fluid, windshield washer ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    Hood Release To open the hood, first pull the handle inside the vehicle. Then go to the front of the vehicleand pull up on the secondary hood release, located just to... have an auxiliary engine fanin addition to the belt-driven fan. Before closing the hood, be sure all filler caps are...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    "VORTEC" 5700 Engine When you lift up the hood you'll see: 6-10
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    A. Battery H. Fan I. Power Steering Fluid Reservoir B. Air Cleaner C. Radiator Cap J. Engine OilFill K. Brake Fluid Reservoir D. Coolant Recovery Tank E. Air Filter Restriction Indicator E Engine Oil Dipstick G. Automatic Transmission Dipstick L. Windshield Washer Fluid Reservoir M. Fuse/Relay...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    "VORTEC" 7400 Engine When you lift up the hood you'll see: 6-12
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    A. Battery H. Engine Oil Fill I. Fan J. Power Steering Fluid Reservoir B. Coolant Recovery Tdnk C. Air Cleaner D. Radiator Cap E. Air ... Reservoir L. Windshield Washer Fluid Reservoir M. Fuse/Relay Center F. Engine Oil Dipstick G. Automatic Transmission Dipstick 6-13
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ...€™ll need to add at least one quart of oil. But you must use the right kind. This part explains what kind of oil to use. For crankcase capacity, see ”Capacities and Specifications” in the Index. The engine oil dipstick has a yellow ring l~andle is ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ... by looking for the "Starburst" symbol. This symbol indicates that the oil has been certified by the American Petroleum ...oil contgjner. If you have your oil changed for you, be sure the o i l put into ...You should also use the proper viscosity oil for your vehicle. as shown i n the following chart...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ... STARTINC, S E L E 6 THE LOWEST cn,E VISCOSITY GRADE OIL FORTHE EXPECTED TEMPERATURE RANGE. ~~~ As shown ... SYMBOL 1 a NOTICE: Use only engine oil with the American Petroleum Institute Certified For Gasoline ... "Starburst" symbol. Failure to use the recommended oil can result in engine damage not...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ... to the environment. If you change your own oil, be sure to drain a l l free-flowing oil from the filter before disposal. Don't ever dispose of oil by putting ... used oil. If you have a problem properly disposing of your used oil, ask your dealer, a service station or a local ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ... recovery tank. L If the area inside the clear section of the indicator is green, no air filter service is required. When the area inside the indicator is orange and CHANGE AIR FILTER appears, the filter should be replaced. 6-18
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ...air filter, unhook the retainer clips and remove the cover. Lift the filter and the connected duct out ...the air cleaner housing.Hold the duct and remove the filter by both pulling and twisting the ... two retaining clips. After the air filter is properly serviced, the indicator should be reset. Push the...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ... A good time to check your automatic transmission fluid level is when the engine oil is changed. air cleaner off can Operating the engine with the Change... cleaner in place when you're driving. Service Department. If you do it yourself, be sure to follow all the instructions here, or you could get a...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ... 0 Get the vehicle warmed up by driving about 15 miles (24 km) when outside temperatures are above 50°F (10°C). If it's colder than 50°F (lO"C), drive the vehicle...the fluid level. When outside temperatures are above 90°F (32°C). At high speed for quite a while. 0 0 0 In heavy traffic ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ...the fluid level is in the acceptable range, push the dipstick back in all the way; then flip the handle down to lock the dipstick in place. 1. The red transrnission dipstick is ... the rear of the engine compartment,on the passenger's side. Flip the handle LIP and then pull out the ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ... how often to check the lubricant and when to change it. See "Scheduled Maintenance Services" i n the Index. How to Check Lubricant NOTICE: We...the correct tluid level is obtained, push the dipstick back in all the way; then flip the handle down to lock the dipstick in place. If the level is below ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ...Lubricants" in the Index. How to Check Lubricant Four-wheel Drive Most lubricant checks in this section also apply to four-wheel-drive vehicles. However, they have two additional systems ... to check the lubricant. See "Periodic Maintenance Inspections" in the Index. Manual Transfer Case 6-24...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    Front Axle When to Check and Change Lubricant Refer to the Maintenance Scheduleto determine how often to check the lubricant and when to change it. See "Scheduled Maintenance Services" in the Index. How to Check Lubricant Automatic Transfer Case I f the level is below the bottom of the filler ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ...other thanDEX-COOL is added to the system, premature engine, heater core or radiator corrosion may result. In addition, the engine coolant will require change sooner ... coolant when it is low. If you have a problem with engine overheating, see "Engine Overheating" in the Index. --...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ... one-half DEX-COOL@ coolant which won't damage alu~ninum parts. If you use this mixture, you don't need to add ...your warranty. Too much water in the mixture can freeze and crack the engine, radiator, heater core and other parts. Adding only plain water to your cooling system can be dangerous. Plain ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ... coolant mixture at the coolant recovery tank. You can beburned if you spill coolant on hot engine parts. Coolant contains ethylene glycol, and itwill burn if the engine parts arehot enough. Don't spillcoolant on a hot engine. 6-28
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ... (105 kPa) pressure-type cap and must be tightly installed to prevent coolant loss and possible engine damage from overheating. Be sure the arrows on the cap line up with the overflow tube on the radiator filler neck. Thermostat Engine coolant temperature is ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ...the Index. Always use the proper fluid. Failure to use the proper fluid can cause leaks and damage hoses and seals. When to Check Power Steering Fluid It is not necessary to regularly check power steering fluid unless you suspect there is a...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ... Use When you need windshield washer fluid, be sure to read the manufacturer's instructions before use. If you will be operating your vehicle in an ...Washer Fluid 0 When using concentrated washer fluid, follow the manufacturer's instructions for adding water. Don't mix water with ready-to-use ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ...you get new brake linings. You should add (or remove) brake fluid, as necessary, only when work is done... level goes back up. The other reason is that fluid is leaking out of the brake system. If it is, you should have your brake system fixed, sincea leak means that sooneror later your brakes won't ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ...brake fluid -- such as Delco Supreme 11 (GM Part No. 12377967). Use new brake fluid ...fluid reservoir cap and the are around the cap before removing it. This will help keep dirt from entering the reservoir. ... brake system If checked to see there is a leak. if After work is done on the brake hydraulic ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    NOTICE: Using the wrong fluid can badly damage brake system parts. For example, justfew a drops of mineral-based oil, such as engine oil, in your brake system can damage brake system parts so badly that they’ll have to be replaced. Donମ.
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ...See .'Brake System Inspection" in Section 7 of this manual under Part C "Periodic Maintenance Inspections." Replacing ... change in many other ways if someone puts in the wrong replacement brake parts...., inspect the surface under the vehicle for water, oil, fuel or other fluids. Water dripping ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ...If you're not going to drive your vehicle for 25 days or more, remove the black, negative (-) cable ... working around battery a getting hurt. you and gas hurt you if in the Index without Halogen bulbs have pressurized gas inside and can burstif you drop or scratch the bulb. or You others could be ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    Sealed Beam Headlamps 1. Remove the four screws from the headlamp retainer. 3. Unplug and remove the headlamp. 4. Plug in the new headlamp and put it in place. 2. Pull the headlamp out and remove the retainer 5 . Install the retainer to the headlamp and tighten the screws. 6-37
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    ... 3. Unplug the electrical connector. 4. Turn the bulb to the left and remove it. 5. Put the new bulb into the lens assembly and turn it to the right until it is tight. I . Remove the two hex head pins at the top of the radiator support, as shown. 2. Pull the headlamp lens assembly out. 6. Plug ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    Front Parking/Turn Signal Lamps with Sealed Beam Headlamps 1. Remove the two screws at the inside edge of the parking/turn signal lamp assembly. 3. ... it from the socket. 2. Remove the lamp assembly by swinging it out from the inside edge and sliding it out at the outside edge. 6. Put the new bulb ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    Front Parking/Turn SignalLamps with Composite Headlamps 1. Remove the four screws and take out ... turn it to the left and remove it from the socket. 2. Squeeze the tab on the side of the lamp socket while turning ... assembly and turn it t o the right until it locks. 7. Put the parking/turn signal lamp ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    Sidemarker Lamps with Sealed Ream and Composite Headlamps 1. Remove the four screws 3. 7 Pull the bulb straight out of the socket. and ... Reach through the opening and turn the sidemarker bulb socket to the left and remove it. 5 . Put the socket back into the sidemarker assembly and turn it to the...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ...bulb retainer and take the bulb retainer off of the lamp assembly. Rear Lamps 1. Open the tailgate or rear doors. 2. Remove the two black plastic plugs from the rear.... You may want to use a magnetic screwdriver when installing the screws. 9. Close the tailgate or rear doors. 6-42
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    ...€™s side the vehicle. of 3. Install a new blade by reversing Steps and 2. 1 Tires Your new vehicle comeswith high-quality tires made by a leading tire manufacturer. you ever have questions If about your tire warranty and where to obtain service, see your GMWarranty booklet for details. 6-43
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    .... 0 Overloading your tires can cause overheating as a result too much friction. of You ...Tire label, which is on the rear edge of the driver's door, or on the incomplete vehicle document in the cab, shows ... Tire Pressure label located on the driver's door. Weigh the vehicle to find the load on each...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ...at them. Radial tires may look properly inflated even when they're underinflated. Be sure to put the valve caps back on the valve stems. They help prevent leaks by keeping out dirt and moisture. Tire Inspection and Rotation Tires should be rotated every 6,000 to 8,000 miles (10 000 to 13 000 km)....
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    ... patterns shown here. Rust or dirt a wheel, or on the parts to which on it is fastened, can make wheel nuts ... off and cause an accident. Whenyou change a wheel, remove any rust or dirt from places where ... need to, to get all the rust or dirt (See off. "Changing a Flat Tire" in the Index.) 6-46
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    .... That way your vehicle will continue to have tires that are designed to give proper endurance, handling, speed rating, traction, ride and other things during normal service on your vehicle. If your tires have an all-season tread design, the TPC ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    Uniform Tire Quality Grading Mixing tires could cause you to lose control while driving. If you mix tires of different sizes or types (radial and bias-belted tires), the vehicle may not handle properly, andyou could have a crash. Using tires of different sizes may ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    may depart significantly from the norm due to variations in driving habits, service practices and differences in road .... If you notice your vehicle vibrating when driving on a smooth road, your wheels may need... rusted or corroded. I f wheel nuts keep coming loose, the wheel, wheel bolts and wheel nuts...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ..., wheel bolts or wheel nuts on yourvehicle can be dangerous. It could affect the braking and handling of your vehicle, make your tires lose air and make you lose control. You could have a collision in which you or others couldbe injured. Alwaysuse the ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ... and road conditions. Follow that manufbcturer's instructions. To help avoid damage to your vehicle, drive slowly, readjust or remove the device if it's ..., be sure to follow the manufxturer's warnings and instructions. And always open your doors or windows when you're cleaning the inside.
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ... Your Vehicle Use a vacuum cleaner often to get rid of dust and loose dirt. Wipe vinyl or leather with a clean, damp cloth. Your dealer has two cleaners, Capture Dry Spot Remover and Multi-Purpose Interior Cleaner. They will clean normal spots and stains very well. You can get GM...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    ... Multi-Purpose Interior Cleaner on Fabric 1. Vacuum and brush the area to remove any loose ... Protector, a 3M product. It protects fabrics by repelling oil and water, which are the carriers of most ... stain remains, follow the multi-purpose interior cleaner instructions described earlier. 3. If an odor ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    .... See your dealer for this product. Nc~ver- oils, varnishes, solvent-based or abrasive use Cleaning ... finish, it can harm the leather. 0 Cleaning theTop of the Instrument Panel Use only mild soap and water to clean the top surfaces of the instrument panel. Sprays containing silicones or waxes may ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ... household glass cleaner will remove normal tobacco smoke and dust films on interior glass. ... may cause scratches. Avoid placing decals on the inside rear window, since they may have ... scraped off later. I f abrasive cleaners are used on the inside of the rear window. an electric defogger element may ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    ... other material may be on the blade or windshield. Clean the outside of the windshield with GM Windshield Cleaner, Bon Ami...non-scratching glass cleaning powder), GM Part No. 1050011. The windshield is clean if ... on your vehicle provides beauty, depth of color, gloss retention and durability. Washing ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    ... to clean exterior lamps and lenses. Follow instructions under "Washing Your Vehicle." Finish Care ...and other salts, ice melting agents, road oil and tar, tree sap, bird droppings,...non-abrasive cleaners that are marked safe for painted surfaces to remove foreign matter. Exterior painted surfaces are ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    Protecting Exterior Bright Metal Parts Bright metal parts should be cleaned regularly to ...o high polish, is recomInended for all bright metal parts. Don't take your vehicle through an ... repair shop applies anti-corrosion material to the parts repaired or replaced to restore corrosion protection. The...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ... be repaired with touch-up materials available from your dealer or other service outlets. Larger areas of finish damage can be corrected in ... the underbody. If these are not removed, accelerated con-osion (rust) can occuron the underbody parts such as fuel lines, frame, floor pan and exhaust system ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    ... Cloth 23 in. x 25 i n . 994954 Tar Oil and Road Remover Removes tar,oil road and asphalt 1050172 16 oz. (0.473 ... 8 02. (0.237 L) rubber and vinyl Multi-Purpose Interior Cleans carpets, seats, interior trim, door panels I6 oz. (0.473 L) 1052925 Cleanes and floor mats Wheel Cleaner andSpray on rinse ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    ...engine, specifications and replacement parts. Service Parts Identification Label You'll find this label on the inside of the glove box. It's very helpful ... for your vehicle. It appears on a plate in the front corner of the instrument panel, on the driver's side. You can see it ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    ...If the overload is caused by some electrical problem and not snow, etc., be sure to get it fixed. Power Windows and Other Power Options Circuit breakers i n the fuse panel protect the power windows and other power accessories. When the current load is too heavy, the ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    ... Panel Fuse Block The fuse block access door is on the driver's side edge of the instrument panel. Pull off the cover to access the fuse block. You can remove fuses with a ...Y ~ L I have spare fuses attached to the inside of may the fuse block access door. These can be used to ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    ... Mirrors, Power Mirrors FuseKircuit Breaker Usage 4 Instrument Cluster, DRL Relay, Lamp Switch, Keyless Entry, Low Coolant Module, Illuminated Entry Module, DRAC (... Relay 13 Power Amp, Rear Liftglass, Cigarette Lighter, Door Lock Relay, Power Lumbar Seat 6-64
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    ...Rear Washer Pump 23 24 Front Axle, 4WD Indicator Lamp, TP2 Relay (Gasoline Engine) A Power Door Lock, Six-Way Power Seat, Keyless Entry Module Power Windows B Underhood Fuse/Relay Center The underhood fusehelay center is located in the rear...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    ... Protected Auxiliary Fan Injectors, PCM/VCM Heated Front Seats Air Conditioning Heated Outside Mirrors Ignition Switch, EGK. ... Engine) Not Used Headlamp and Panel Dimmer Switch, Fog and Courtesy Fuses Battery, Fuse Block Busbar Ignition Switch Ignition Switch Anti-Lock Brake Module Hi Blower ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    ...Rear Parking Lamp Rear Stop and Turn Lamp Back- up Lamp Roof Marker Lamp* License Plate Lamp Underhood Lamp '$Suburban Only TRADE NO. POWER RATING AT 12.8V, WATTS H6054 9006 9005 35/65 2 2 2 55 65 TRADE NO. 194 2357NA ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    ...Courtesy Lamp Four-Wheel-Drive Indicator** Four-Wheel-Drive Shift Lever** Instrument Panel Compartment Lamp Ashtray Lamp Sunshade VmityMirror *Suburban Only 'i::i:ManualTransfer Case 2 4 168 194 194 194 194 194 2 2/42'' 1 1 1...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 361
    Capacities and Specifications Please refer to "Recommended Fluids and Lubricants" in the Index for more information. Engine Identification --...bolts ( 14 mmj See the CertificatiordTiI-e label on the rear edge of the driver's door or the incomplete vehicle document in the cab. TORQUE I40 Ib-ft (...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 362
    ... latest information available atthe time of printing, and are subject to change. If a part listed in... have any questions, please contact your GM truck dealer. Engine VIN Oil Filter Air Cleaner Filter Spark Plugs Spark Plug...inches (35.5 em) f-Four-Wheel-Drive Vehicles -- use a PF52 oil filter. 6-70
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 363
    ... QUANTITY WITH FILTER? 5 Quarts (4.8 L) 6.6 Quarts (6.3 L) ?Oil filter should be changed at every oil change. Fuel Tank Capacity (Approximate) TYPE Utility Suburban - Gasoline Suburban - Diesel Air Conditioning Refrigerants Not all air conditioning refrigerants are...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 364
    b % NOTES 6-72
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 365
    ..., dependability and emission control performance. 7-2 7-4 7-5 7-5 7-6 7-7 Introduction Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services Short Trip/City Definition ... Short Trip/City Maintenance Schedule Trip/Highway Maintenance Schedule Part B: Owner Checks and Services Part C: Periodic Maintenance Inspections ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 366
    I KEEP ENGINE OIL AT THE PROPER LEVEL AND CHANGE AS RECOMMENDED IMPORTANT: I Introduction Your Vehicle and...to have done and how often. Some of these services can be complex, so unless you are ..., you should let your dealer's servicedepartment or another qualified service center do thesejobs. 7-2...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 367
    ... your dealer's service department or another qualified service center should perform. "Part D: Recommended Fluids and Lubricants''lists some ..., you will probably want to get the service information. See "Serviceand Owner Publications" in the Index. "Part 1: Owner Checks and Services" ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 368
    ...dealer for your service needs, you'll know that GM-trained and supported service people will perform the work using genuine GM parts. The proper fluids and lubricants to use are listed Part D. in Make sure whoever services your vehicle uses these. All parts should be...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 369
    ... vehicle in dusty areas or off-road frequently. Every 3,000 Miles ( 5 000 km): Engine Oil and Filter Change (or 3 months, whichever occurs first). Chassis ... 000km): Engine Accessory Drive Belt Inspection. Fuel Tank, Cap and Lines Inspection. Exhaust Gas Recirculation System Inspection. ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 370
    ... km): Spark Plug Wire Inspection. Spark Plug Replacement. Automatic Transmission Service (normal conditions).Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) Valve Inspection. Every 150,000 Miles (240 000 km): Cooling System Service (orevery 60 months, whichever occurs first). I ng Tkiphlighway ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 371
    ... Accessory Drive Belt Inspection. Fuel Tank, Cap and Lines Inspection. Exhaust Gas Recirculation...schedule on the following pages. Every 7,500 Miles (12 500 km): Engine Oil andFilter Change (or every 12 months, whichever ...12 months, whichever occurs first). Drive Axle Service. Tire Rotation. Every 15,...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 372
    ... Drain fluid and refill at first engine oil change. At subsequent oil changes, check fluid level and add fluid as needed. If driving in dusty ...). Standard Differential -- Check fluid level and add fluid as needed at every oil change. If driving in dusty areas or towing a trailer,...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 373
    ...the Index for proper rotation pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) DATE I 9,000 Miles (15 000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Sewice. MILEAGE (Continued) 7-9
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 374
    ... 'K*.) 12,000 Miles (20 000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emissioll Confro1 Service. 0 Lubricate chassis ...) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0 Lubricate ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 375
    .... 18,000 Miles (30 000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). A n Emissior1, Colltrol Senlice. Lubricate chassis ... +.) I DATE MILEAGE I 21,000 Miles (35 000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 376
    ...Miles (40 000 km) 0 Change engineoil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An EmissionControl Service. 0 Lubricate chassis ... DATE I 27,000 Miles (45 000 km) 0 Change engine oiland filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An EmissionControl Service. 0 Lubricate chassis ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 377
    ...000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0 Lubricate chassis components ...SERVICEDBY I 33,000 Miles (55 000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs An Emission Control Service. DATE I first). ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 378
    ... **.) 36,000 Miles (60 000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emksion Corztrol Service. 0 Lubricate chassis ...) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0 Lubricate chassis...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 379
    ...Schedule == Gasoline Engines I DATE 42,000 Miles (70 000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Einission Control Service. 0 Lubricate ...I 45,000 Miles (75 000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 380
    I Short Trip/City Maintenance Schedule -- Gasoline Engines 1 48,000 Miles (80 000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0 Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 381
    ... Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission C u m d Service. ... engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Euzission Control Servic.e.... engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Elnissior? C m r d Service....
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 382
    ... as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking. (See footnote 'k*.) 60,000 Miles (100 000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). At1 Emission Control Service. 0 Lubricate chassis components (or...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 383
    ... pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) 63,000 Miles (105 000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter ( o r every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emissior1 Control Service. 0 Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichexler...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 384
    ... km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0 Lubricate chassis components...DATE I 72,000 Miles (120 000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0 Lubricate chassis ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 385
    ... pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) 75,000 Miles (125 000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emissiorz Control Service. 0 Lubricate chassis components (orevery 3 months, whichever ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 386
    ...135 000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). A n Eulissior? Control Service. 0 Lubricate chassis ... I 84,000 Miles (140 000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs .first). A n E1nissioll C m r d Service. 0 Lubricate chassis ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 387
    ... information. (See footnote +.) 87,000 Miles (145 000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). A... DATE I ACTUAL MILEAGE I SERVICED B Y 90,000 Miles (150 000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 388
    ...~ to vehicles sold i n the United States. 93,000 Miles (155 000 km) Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Ernission Control Service. Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first)....
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 389
    ... Schedule -- Gasoline Engines I I I SERVICEDBY 96,000 Miles (160 000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). AI?Emission Confro1 Service. 0...I 99,000 Miles (165 000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 390
    ...) 0 Drain, flush and refill cooling system (or every 60 months since last service, whichever occurs first). See"EngineCoolant" in theIndex for what to use. Inspect hoses. Clean radiator, condenser, pressure cap and neck. Pressure test cooling system and ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 391
    ... the Index for proper lubricant to use): 'i:'i: Locking Differential -- Drain fluid and refill at first engine oil change. At subsequent oil changes, check fluid level and add fluid as... Differential -- Check fluid level and add fluid as needed at every engine oil change. 7-27
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 392
    ... Tripmghway Maintenance Schedule -- Gasoline Engine3 7,500 Miles (12 500 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever O C C L I ~ first). S An Emission Control Sen?ice. ... 15,000 Miles (25 000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 393
    ... ~~ 22,500 Miles (37 500 km) I DATE 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). AI?Emission Control Service. 0 ... DATE 30,000 Mls (50 000 km) ie 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). AI?Emission C o u t...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 394
    .... 37,500 Miles (62 500 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every I2 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. Lubricate ... MILEAGE 45,000 Miles (75 000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). AI?Emission Control Service....
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 395
    .... Only: Inspect shields and underhood insulation for damage or looseness. Adjust or replace as required. This isLL Noise Emission Contrvl Service. AppliccrblcJ only to vehicles...50,000 Miles (83 000 km) 0 Change automatic transmission fluid and filter if the vehicle is mainly ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 396
    ... Engines 52,500 Miles (87 500 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0 ...I 60,000 Miles (100 000 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. Lubricate ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 397
    ... system inspection. Check all fuel and vapor lines and hoses for proper hook-up, routing and condition. Check that the ... Emission Control Service. (See footnotej-.) 1 67,500 Miles (112 500 km) 0 Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). MILEAGE A n Emission CoI7tt-...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 398
    ... for proper dation pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) 1 a ci ! 75,000 Miles (125 000 km) Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). A HEmission Control Service. 0 Lubricate chassis components (or every 12 ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 399
    ... Schedule Gasoline -%gines 82,500 Miles (137 500 km) DATE n Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). AH Emission Corltrol Sen... relining, whichever occurs first). Replace fuel filter. , 4 1 1 Emission Coiztrd Service. (See footnote?.) (Contirzued) 7-35
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 400
    ... proper rotation pattern and additional information. (See footnote +.) 97,500 Miles (162 500 km) 17 Change engine oil and filter (or every 12 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service. 0 Lubricate chassis components (or every 12 ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 401
    ...plugs. Arz Emission Corztrol Service. 0 Change automatic transmissionfluid and filter if the vehicle ... automatic transmission fluid, change both the fluid and filter. 0 Inspect Positive Crankcase ... last service, whichever OCCUI-sfirst).See"EngineCoolant" in the Index for what to use. Inspect hoses...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 402
    ...in the Index for further details. Cassette Deck Service Engine Oil Level Check Check the engine oil level and add the proper oil if necessary. See "Engine Oil" in the Index for further... working properly. Look for any other loose or damaged safety belt system parts. If you see anything...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 403
    ... needs to be changed. Check indicatorat least twice a year or when your oil is changed. See "Air Cleaner'?in the Index for more information. Inspect ... all fuel door, body hood and body door hinges, rear compartment hinges, tailgate handle pivot points, latches, locks anti folding seat I~ardware. ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 404
    Starter Switch Check Brake-TransmissionShi^ '--A---' .ock (nmSI) Check A CAUT'^"J: move suddenly. If it does, you ... NEUTRAL (N). If the starter works in any other position, your vehicle needs service. 3. With the engine off, turn the key to the RUN position, but don't start the engine....
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 405
    Ignition Transmission Lock Check While parked, and with the parking brake set, try to turn the ignition key to LOCK in each shift lever position. The key should turn to LOCK only when the shift lever is in PARK (P). The key should come out only in LOCK. Parking Brake and...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 406
    ...Inspect the front and rear suspension and steering system for damaged, loose or missing parts, signs of wear or lack of lubrication. Inspect the power steering lines and hoses for proper hook-up, binding, leaks, cracks, chafing, etc. Throttle System ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 407
    ... often if your driving habits or conditions result in frequent braking. Transfer Case (Four-wheel Drive) Inspection Every 12 months or at oil change intervals, check front axle and transfer case and add lubricant when necessary. On ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 408
    ...Recommended Fluids and Lubricants NOTE: Fluids and lubricants identified below by name, part number or specification may be obtained from your dealer. I USAGE Engine Oil (Gasoline Engine) I FLUID/LUBRICANT Engine Oil with the American Petroleum Institute...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 409
    USAGE Chassis Lubrication FLUIDLUBRICANT Chassis Lubricant (GM Part No. 12377985 or equivalent) or lubricant meeting requirements of NLGI # 2, ... Spline and Universal Joints One-Piece Propshaft Spline (With Two-Wheel Drive) FLUIDLUBRICANT Chassis Lubricant (GM Part No. 12377985 or equivalent) or ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 410
    ... Grease (GM Part No. 12345579 or equivalent). Multi-Pur ose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. 12346241 or equivalent). Hood and Door Hinges Body Door Hinge Pins, Tailgate Hinge and Linkage, Folding Seat and Fuel Door Hinge L & 7-46
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 411
    Part E: Maintenance Record ~ ~~ ~ After the scheduled services are performed, record the date, odometer reading and who performed the service in the boxes provided after the maintenance interval. Any additional information from "Owner Checksand...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 412
    7-48
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    ... contact GMCif you need assistance. This section also tells how to obtain service you publications and how to report any safety defects. 8-2 ...11 Reporting Safety Defects the to Canadian Government 8- 11 ReportingSafetyDefectstoGeneralMotors 8-11 Ordering Service Owner and Publications in Canada 8-1
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 414
    ... with a member of dealership management. Normally, concerns can be quickly resolved at that level. If the matter has alreacly been reviewed with the sales, service or parts manager?contact the owner of the dealership or the zeneral manager. L- 8-2
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 415
    ... Assistance prompt.) In Canada. contact GM of Canada Customer Communication Centre in Oshawa by calling 1-800-263-3777 (English) or 1-800-263-7854 (French). For help outside of the United States and Canada, call the following numbers as appropriate: In " k i c o : (525) 625-3256 0 0 In the U.S. ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 416
    ...from the vehicle registration or title, or the plate at the top left of the instrument panel and visible through the windshield.) Dealership name and location Vehicle delivery date and... Limited Customer Communication Centre, 163-005 1908 Colonel Sam Drive Oshawa, Ontario L l H 8P7 8-4
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 417
    ...No-start situations which require a battery jump start willbe covered at no charge. Lock Out: Replacement keys or locksmith service will be covered atno charge if you are unableto gain entry into your vehicle. Delivery the replacementkey will of be ...
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  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 419
    ..., license plate number and color of your GMC truck 0 Mileage of vehicle and description of problem Roadside Assistance is available 24 hours a day, 7 ... the United States. Please refer to the separate brochure provided by the dealer or call 1-800-268-6800 for emergency services. 8-7
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 420
    ... GMC Commitment Plus offers courtesy transportation for customers when obtaining warranty service. This program is offered in conjunction with the 3 year/36,000 mile (60 000 k... Program is not part of the Bumper to Bumper Limited Warranty. GMC reserves the right to make any changes or discontinue the ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 421
    ... Warranty and Owner AssistanceInformation booklet for information on the Canadian Motor Vehicle Arbitration Plan (CAMVAP). General Motors reserves the right to change eligibility limitations and/or to discontinue its participation in this program. Both GMC and your GMC dealer are committedto making ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 422
    ... finds that a safety defect exists in a group of vehicles, it may order a recall and remedy campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer or General Motors. To contact NHTSA, you may either call the Auto Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-800-424-9393 (...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 423
    ... of Canada Limited Customer Communication Centre, 163-005 1908 Colonel Sam Drive Oshawa, Ontario Ll H 8P7 Ordering Service and Owner Publications in Canada Service manuals, service bulletins, owner's manuals and other service literature are available forpurchase ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 424
    ...Incorporated (address below.) CURRENT PUBLICATIONS FOR 1998 GMC SERVICE MANUALS Service Manuals have the diagnosis and repair information on engines, transmission...REPAIR MANUAL This manual provides information on unit repair service procedures, adjustments and specifications for the 1998 GM ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 425
    ...a re-stocking fee may be applied against the original order. a 1 9 98 PUBLICATION FORM NUMBER ITEM DESCRIPTION Service Manual Car & Light Truck Transmission Unit Repair VEHICLE MODEL NAME YEAR 1998 1998 1998 1998 QTY. PRICE $90.00 $40.00 $15.00 TOTAL ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 426
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  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 427
    ... 6-25.7-45 Fr011t ...Locking Rear ...2-30 6.23. 7.45 Rear ...6.36 Battery ...Jump Starting ...5-3 Replacement. Keyless Entry ...2-7 Warnings ...5-3.5-5 BBB AutoLine ...8-9 Better Business Bureau Mediation ...8-9 4-40 Blizzard. Driving In ... 9-1
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 428
    ...Aluminum Wheels ...6-57 Exterior LampdLenses ...Fabric ...6-53 Glass ...6-55 Inside of Your Vehicle ...6-52 6-54 Instrument Panel ...Intcrior Plastic Co~nponents...6-55 Leather ...6-54 Outside of Your Vehicle ...6-56 Special Problems ...6-53...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 429
    ...Net ...Convex Outside Mirror ...2-52 Coolant ...6-26. 7-44 Heater. Engine ...2- I5 Recovery Tank ...5- 16 Cooling System ......Defogger. Rear Window ...Defogging ...Defrosting ...Dolby 8 B Noise Reduction ...Dome Lamps ...Door Child Security Locks ...Locks ...Pariel ...Side ...Storage Pocket ...Driver ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 430
    ... Fluid Capacities ...6-71 Fluid Leak Check ...6-35 Fluids and Lubricants ...7-44 Folding the Rear Seat (2-Door Utility ) ...1-8 Foldinz the Rear Seat (4-DoorUtility ) ...1-10 Foldini the Second Seat (Suburban) ...1 . 12 Foreign Countries. FLEI ...6-5 Four-WheelDrive ...2.19. 6....
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 431
    ... Mirror ...2-44. 2.47 Inspections ...7-42 7-43 Brakesystem ...Drive Axle ...7-43 7-42 Exhaust System ...7-42 Radiator and Heater Hose ...7-42 Steering ...7-42 Suspension ...7-42 Throttle Linkage ...Transfer Case (Four-wheel Drive) ...7-43 ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 432
    K e y Lock Cylinder Service ...7-39 Keyless Entry System ...2-6 Keys ...2-2 Labels 4-43 Certification/Tire ...6-6 I Service Parts Identification ...Tire-Loading Information ...4-43 Vehicle IclelGification Number ...6-6 1 Lamps ...2-40 Cleaning Exterior ...6-57 Dome ...2-42 Exterior ...2-40...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 433
    ...71 4- 14 Off-RoadDriving ...Off-Road Recovery ...4- 11 6.14.6-71. 7-44 Oil. Engine ...Opener. Garage Door ...2-53 Overdrive. Automatic Transmission ...2- 18 Overheating Engine ...5- 13 Owner Checks and Services ...7-38 Owner Publications. Ordering ...8- ...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 434
    Replaci-ng Safety Belts ... a 1-64
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 435
    ... Front ...I -4 Lumbar Ad.juslment ...1-3 1-2 ManualFront ...Power ...1-3 Rear ...1-8 Removing the Rear (Third) Seat (Suburban) ...1 - I5 Replacing the Rear (Third) Seat (Suburban) ...I - I6 Restraint Systems ...1. 1 Seat Controls ...1-2 Securing a Child Restraint ...1.54. 1.56....
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 436
    .... Customer Assistance ...8-4 Speed Sensitive Steering ...4-9 Speedometer ...2-7 I Stains. Cleaning ...6-53 7-40 Starter Switch Check ...Starting Your Engine ...2- 13 5-13 Steam ...4-9 Steering ...In Emergencies ...4- 10 Power ...4-9 Speedsensitive ...4-9 4-9 Tips ...Wheel.Tilt ...2-33 4-...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 437
    ... ...6.24.7.45 2-2 1 Automatic ...2- 19 Manual ...Transmission Fluid. Automatic ...6.20.7.44 2-64 Transmitter. Universal ...Transmitters. Keyless Entry ...2-6 8-8 Transportation. Courtesy ...Trip Odometer ...2-71 TTYUsers ...8-4 Turn Signal and Lane...
  • 1998 GMC Suburban | Owner's Manual - Page 438
    Wheel Alignment ...Nut Torque ...5-33. Replacement ...Used Replacement ...Wrench ...5-24. WindawLock ...Windows ...Lockout Switch ...Manual ...Power ...Windshield Washer ...Fluid ...2-36,631, FluidLevel Check ...Rear ... 6-49 6-69 6-49...
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