1997 Chevrolet 1500 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 1997 Chevrolet 1500

158 problems have been reported for the 1997 Chevrolet 1500. The following chart shows the 18 most common problems for 1997 Chevrolet 1500. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's steering with 28 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic (28 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 1997 Chevrolet 1500

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Steering
28
  Service Brakes
28
  Visibility
23
  Power Train
17
  Electrical System
11
  Engine And Engine Cooling
11
  Gasoline Fuel System
9
  Air Bag
8
  Suspension
7
  Structure
3
  Other Fuel System
3
  Seats
2
  Seat Belt
2
  Latches/locks/linkage
2
  Wheel
1
  Equipment
1
  Diesel Fuel System
1
  Air Brake
1

small car iamge Problem Occurrence Trend

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 1997 Chevrolet 1500 in 1997.

Table 2. Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2018
0
  2017
0
  2016
0
  2015
0
  2014
1
  2013
4
  2012
6
  2011
0
  2010
2
  2009
1
  2008
1
  2007
1
  2006
4
  2005
6
  2004
14
  2003
17
  2002
13
  2001
13
  2000
11
  1999
14
  1998
15
  1997
15

small car iamge Compare the 1997 Chevrolet 1500 with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Chevrolet 1500, the following table can be used to compare the 1997 Chevrolet 1500 with the Chevrolet 1500 from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 1997 1500 is 158 while the average number of problems reported for the 10 model years of the Chevrolet 1500 is 128.

Table 3. Compare the 1997 Chevrolet 1500 with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2007 1500
11
  2004 1500
186
  2003 1500
168
  2002 1500
164
  2001 1500
162
  2000 1500
161
  1999 1500
145
  1998 1500
111
  1997 1500
158
  1996 1500
20


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