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 Problems

Inside and/or Outside Door Handles May Break

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

Windshield Wipers May Fail Due to Faulty Wiper Motor Control Board

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.

Improper HVAC Temperature and/or Air Delivery Due to Failed Mode Door Actuator

One or more heater & AC (HVAC) air delivery and/or temperature mode door actuator may fail. This can result in incorrect air delivery or temperature. If this occurs, fault code(s) stored in the HVAC control module should be available to assist with diagnoses.

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1998 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Questions

what causes code P0420 something about cat sys off below threshold (1 answer)

I keep getting this code only problem I seem to have is when its damp outside and Im low on gas it acts like it has a miss

Will not start . (1 answer)

With key on , no power to fuel pump. Relay has steady power but no prime power. Security light is on steady all the time

My 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.

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1998 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Recalls

Fuel 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.

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1998 Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Reviews

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This truck was bought in 2002. It was owned by a lady and just traded in. There has been no trouble with this vehicle at all and it still looks like new. Besides regular maintanence, and a brake change now with ABS speed sensors going out on it, I really hope this truck lasts a long, long, time. The interior is plush and comfy,the dashboard and controls are easily reached and its roomy.Yep, no...
This has been a fair truck. I am 2nd owner,all scheduled maint. has been performed. I bought with 40,000 mi. and now has 153,000. It only broke down once,due to fuel pump, which I have now r/r twice, not cheap. Inside door handle has broken 3 times,twice on dr. side once on other. A/c system has new compressor, but now needs hi-side valve. This truck has been on synthetic fluids since new, I am...
I have a 1998 with a 350. It has a 3 inch body lift and 33" tires. She is a beauty. I love this truck, I bought it at 263,000 miles. It had a pretty good transmission leak, and had a miss in second gear. I promptly wrecked it about 5 months later and it was down for about a year. I had the frame straightened, replaced the hood and driver's side front quarter panel. The shocks are very stiff had...

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