1990 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Repair and Maintenance

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

The inside and outside door handles a prone to breaking. Commonly broken handles cannot be repaired, they will require replacement.

The windshield wipers may not work intermittently due to a faulty wiper motor control board. Our technicians tell us that lightly taping on the wiper motor when the fault occurs should temporarily get the wipers working again. Some vehicles were recalled for this problem and some were not. You will need to check with your local dealer to find out if a specific vehicle was included.

The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Our technicians tell us that operating the engine  with a coolant/oil mix can result in internal engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct these leaks.

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Typically occurs when the engine is already warmed up, and has been driven around for a little bit. If I notice it starting to die, I can save it by giving it gas, but it shouldn't be happening. Recently passed Smog with flying colors, but I'm thinking it could be a loss of vacuum (haven&...

Number five cylinder has no compression would a leaking intake gasket cause this

I've replaced the distributor cap, cables, ignition coil, the ignition control module, and the wiring but the truck wont start. if I let the truck sit for a couple of days it will start but as soon as I give it some gas it dies

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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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