1998 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup
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1998 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup ProblemsIntake Manifold Gasket May Leak Coolant or Engine Oil
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.
The throttle body gasket may develop a vacuum leak which may result in a higher than normal engine idle. Failed gaskets will require replacement.
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.
1998 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup QuestionsMy truck will not rev up. (2 answers)
It starts fine. It idles ruff. When you try to rev it up,...it's hard to do. It sounds like the fuel is being restricted. You can't get the RPMs to climb. If you keep trying the engine sounds like it wants to die out. The Oil is clean with no water.
Recently my power locks on both driver and passenger side quit working at the same time but the windows still work. The lock and windows are on the same actuator why did just the locks stop. My key fob still works. I just yesterday put new fusses in thinking that was the problem but didn't he...
1998 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup RecallsFuel Tank Rubs Causing Noise And Possible Leak
The fuel tank may rub on the body at the front inner corner, causing a noise and possible fuel tank damage resulting in leakage of fuel. Dealers will inspect the fuel tank for wear and install a spacer between the fuel tank and body, as well as replace leaking tanks free of charge to resolve the concern.