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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1997 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup

1997 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup

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1997 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup Problems

Engine -- Verified

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.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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.

Brakes -- Verified

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.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

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.

1997 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup Questions and Answers

homebuilder, 1997 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup, 5.7L V8, Eufaula, OK

I have a vacuum leak where the upper intake manifold seals around the fuel injection control module. The o-ring that goes around the control module is not seating in the upper intake manifold becau...

Harvickman29, 1997 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup, 5.7L V8, Lake Charles, LA

I have codes for O2 sensors #1 on both banks, one for low voltage (bank 1) and one that just says circuit condition (bank 2) but also have one for MAF low input and my truck obviously doesnt want m...

flysider, 1997 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup, 5.0L V8, Midland, TX

How much to replace Timing gears and chain?

How much to replace rod bearings on this vehicle

Neat site to come across thanks

fs68, 1997 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup, 7.4L V8, Youngsville, NM

why does my feul tank build up so much pressure? is this normal?

fs68, 1997 Chevrolet 2500 Pickup, Youngsville, NM

driving yesterday in 110 degrees a/c on max. my chevy 1997 2500 pickup 4x4 with a 7.4 was hesitaing,then when i tured it of and went to start it up again it started but stayed sputtering. i let it ...

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