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1990 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup

1990 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup Problems

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 inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.

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.

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1990 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup Questions

I've checked the front brakes and the pads and rotors appear to be ok. plenty of pad left, and no grooves in the rotor. But sometimes when the brakes are applied, it sounds like it's metal on metal ( a terrible grinding sound).

This is a 1985 Chevy 2500 pickup. I have put two master cylinders on and am about to put a third in three years. They all keep losing fluid from the back reservoir and leaking it into the brake booster. This truck gets driven very little, usually only about six months out of the year and then usu...

This question is in regards to a 1985 Chevy 2500. Is the smallest and rearmost brake fluid reservoir for the front brakes or the rear brakes?

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