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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1996 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup

1996 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup

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1996 Chevrolet 3500 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. Running the engine with a coolant/oil mix may result in engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct this issue.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.

Brakes -- Verified

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) front wheel speed sensors are prone to failure. When a sensor fails, the ABS warning light may illuminate and/or the ABS system may activate erratically.

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.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

The power door lock actuators may become slow to operate or stop working completely and require replacement.

1996 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup Questions and Answers

mdew, 1996 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup, Selma, NC

We have a diesel we bought used that seems to have a electrical drain on the battery when it sits for a few days. If we disconnect the battery we have no problems starting the truck a few days lat...

mom and 4 boys, 1996 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup, 7.4L V8, Callao, MO

ok i have bought a new heavy duty clutch kit,slave cyl.,master got everything together bleed the clutch and when it get pressure the gromit pops and breaks where the master connects to the pedal an...

croz48, 1996 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup, 7.4L V8, Turlock, CA

Hello, I'm having to press very,very hard on the brake pedal to pull the shift lever out of park to another gear. I only have trouble from the park position. I have no DTC'S. The truck ot...

Visitor, 1996 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup, 5.7L V8, Rio Vista, CA

chev . 454 eng. dis. cap # 1 cylinder and firing order

v8 pirate, 1996 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup, 5.7L V8, Jacksonville, FL

the engine is an older chevy 350 in a 96 gmc sierra dually gets awesome gas the problem just started i constantly have to restart and feather the gas when i come to a stop or turn a corner, usually...

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