1990 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup

1990 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup Problems

Power Brake Units May Leak Fluid From Hydro-Boost Unit

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.

Inside/Outside Door Handles May Break

The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.

Intake Manifold Gaskets 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. Running the engine with a coolant/oil mix may result in engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct this issue.

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1990 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup Questions

I have bled the clutch slave until there is no more air. And still do not (1 answer)

I have bled the clutch slave and still have no clutch .How can I tell if the master cylinder is the problem. There is a little clutch but not enough to drive it. Had this trble before but bleeding slave cured it .could the slave line have rust in it and what is the cost per part? THKS BEN 1989 yr

fuel pump failed & replaced also cap and rotor will fire but will not start. How do I fix it? (2 answers)

we have power to all the wires on the disturber but the purple wire, the engine will turn over but will not start what can we do now?

how do I hook up oil cooler line to radiator? (1 answer)

Give me a diagram showing how the oil cooler is hooked up from engine to radiator, Chevy 1-Ton truck 3500 silverado 454CID engine, extended cab new body style auto transmission air condition VIN # 2GCGC39N4K1229116.

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1990 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup Reviews

Overall it's been a good truck the problems are these, radio, did replace hydroboost, driver side seat padding failed early, power window motor replace, oil pan gasket, valve cover gaskets but again overall its been a reliable and good driving truck with the 454 and automatic, the engine and chassic have around 160 thousand miles and have been worked on for dependable service.

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