1990 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup

1990 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Problems

Idling Problems Due to Vacuum Leak in Throttle Body Gasket

The throttle body gasket may develop a vacuum leak which may result in a higher than normal engine idle. Failed gaskets will require replacement.

ABS Front Wheel Speed Sensors May Fail

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) front wheel speed sensors are prone to failure. When a sensor fails, the ABS warning light may illuminate and/or the ABS system may activate erratically.

Leaking Water Pump May Cause Coolant Loss and Overheating

A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. The engine may overheat as a result of the coolant loss. A leaking water pump should be replaced.

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1990 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Questions

My brake lights stay on. I changed the brake switch. didn't help. What do I do? (1 answer)

i have code #32 & code #54 will replaceing my egr fix my issue (1 answer)

it runs rough at low rpms but its ok at higher rpms

Could my starter cause this problem (1 answer)

1990 Chevy 1500 4.3 V6 Kept having to get a jump to start it so I replaced the battery and after a few days it started needing a jump again to start it so I took the positive off the battery while the truck was running to see if it was the alternator and the truck stayed running with the positiv...

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1990 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Reviews

I have just bought a 1990 Black chevy Silverado 1500 with just under 100,000. I was very Blessed to have bought it from the Original owner who had all the paperwork of when he changed the plugs and the oil, filters you name it and he had it in the folder. The truck is very clean. Did have to put new exhaust and Added a nice Dixie Air Horn to top things off. Right now I am worried about the A/C ...

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