1998 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup

1998 Chevrolet 3500 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. Running the engine with a coolant/oil mix may result in engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct this issue.

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 inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.

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1998 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup Questions

Hello, I have a 98 Chevy 3500hd diesel . My starter is less then a year old. My father try's to start it without plugging it in and just cranks it over till the battery's drain, then he charges/ jumps it and it starts. He tried this recently, and when you turn the key you get nothing. I...

There isn't any rhyme or reason for this. It can be when engine is hot or cold. It will start again. During a 5 block drive, it can stall 5 times one trip and then zero the next

It don't happen all the time. No codes or malfunction light.

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