1999 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup

1999 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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1999 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup Questions

tapping/clicking noise from rocker arms/lifters (1 answer)

it has a 454 and edelbrock camshaft lifter kit and seems not to be keeping proper oil pressure

TRANS WONT SHIFT OUT OF FIRST AND THE SPEEDOMETER AND RPM GAUGE WONT WORK (1 answer)

ALL FUSES ARE GOOD WHAT SHOULD BE MY FIRST STOP

what will cause a small oil leak at the oil filter adapter (1 answer)

This adapter mounts to the block and extends off at a right angle to the normal oil filter location. Theres a small leak(drip) where the adapter mounts to the block. how does this adapter mount to the block? I'm assuming an oil ring leak between the block and adapter, but I don't see any ...

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1999 Chevrolet 3500 Pickup Recalls

Seat Belts Not Proper For Vehicle

The seat belts installed on the vehicle may not meet proper federal requirements. Dealers will replace both front seat belts free of charge to resolve the concern.

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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 ...

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