1992 Chevrolet Suburban

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1992 Chevrolet Suburban Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Moderate Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Distributor Shaft and the Fuel Pump Wiring.The cost to repair the Distributor Shaft is estimated at $57.50 for parts and $84.50 for labor.The cost to repair the Fuel Pump Wiring is estimated at $65.00 for labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Moderate Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Front Axle Acutator (4WD models only) and the Automatic Transmission (models over 8500 lb GVW).The cost to repair the Front Axle Acutator is estimated at $72.36 for parts and $32.50 for labor.The cost to repair the Automatic Transmission is estimated at $40.00 for parts and $65.00 for labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Isolation/Dump Valve, and a periodic problem on this vehicle is failure of the Brake Electronic Control Unit (ECU).The cost to repair the Isolation/Dump Valve is estimated at $172.00 for parts and $65.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Brake ECU is estimated at $137.00 for parts and $52.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Electronic Temperature Control Panel. The cost to repair the Electronic Temperature Control Panel is estimated at $116.00 for parts and $32.50 for labor. This vehicle was originally charged with R-12 refrigerant which is no longer being manufactured. The refrigerant is still available, but it is very expensive ($25.00-$50.00 per pound, 2-5 pounds per vehicle). Conversion to the new R-134A refrigerant is possible, at an average cost of about $100-$250 parts and labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Starting & Charging

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Accessories

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Overall

4 out of 5 4 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

When considering this vehicle for purchase, be sure to check the following:

  • Isolation/Dump Valve
  • Elec Temp Control Panel
Reliability History
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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Engine Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Transmission & Driveline Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Accessories Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 4 out of 5 3 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5
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