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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1999 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup

1999 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup

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1999 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.

1999 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup Questions and Answers

Visitor, 1999 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup, 7.4L V8, Manchester, TN

have recently purchased a 1999 3500 chevrolet truck...
previous owner noticed coolant leaking from bottom area of the inlet manifold. He had purchased a gasket set. I noticed that the engine cool...

Visitor, 1999 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup, Gasoline, Las Vegas, NV

please help with firing order for a 454 eng. on a 1999 chevy 3500

Visitor, 1999 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup, 6.5L V8 Diesel Turbo, Chino, CA

what wouldcause the truck to give gas all buy its self when the truck is at a stand still

Visitor, 1999 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup, 7.4L V8, Ontario, CA


JJ357, 1999 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup, 5.7L V8, Florissant, CO

Engine is making a knocking sound, and oil pressure light comes on and oil pressure drops.

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1999 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup Reviews

I bought mine brand new. It now has 150K on it . I get an average of 14 MPG, day in, day out. It tows my 23 foot Chapparel like it's not even there. I've had 5800 pounds of retainind wall blocks with little instablity.

This truck is a work horse. However...it loves to chew up front ends. I've gone thru 2 set of Ball joints, and tie rods. The front brakes are easy to replace but the back brakes are a bear to replace as the entire axle has to be pulled.

I've also gone thru 3 alternators and 3 sets of batteries because of the parallel set up of the batteries. If one battery goes bad, the alternator tries to charge the bad battery, wearing out the alternator. Once that goes bad, the other battery gets drained.

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