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Chevrolet Express 3500 Alternator May Fail and Cause Noise and Dead Battery

Chevrolet Express 3500 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002

Engine Affected: 5.7L V8

Average Mileage: 54,075 mi (150 mi - 108,000 mi)


The alternator may fail causing the battery to go dead. The charge light on the dash may or may not illuminate. The alternator may also develop an abnormal noise. A failed alternator will require replacement.

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