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.
Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1996 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup
1996 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup
1996 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup Problems
The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.
Power brake systems using "hydro-boost" may leak power steering fluid from the hydro-boost unit located behind the brake master cylinder. Replacement of the hydro-boost unit is the common repair to correct this concern.
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 quick-connect fittings for the heater hoses tend to leak engine coolant. This problem commonly occurs because the metal housing has become brittle, which can break and cause leaks.
1996 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup Questions and Answers
How come there is water in the oil? It is not leaking. It did not over heat. I was wondering if the plastic where the oil goes through the radatior could be the problme?
my truck was wrecked and since then after fixing body parts my front tires wear out every 6 months
The truck died. Replaced fuel pump in gas tank, fuel filter inside frame rail and have fuel up to the carburetor. No fuel is coming into carburetor. Engine runs if fuel is put directly into carb...