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2003 Chevrolet Astro

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2003 Chevrolet Astro Problems

Miscellaneous -- Verified

The outside door handles are prone to breaking—all doors are affected by this condition.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

The power door locks may stop working in one or more doors due to a failed actuator. Replacement of the failed actuator should correct this concern.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

On vans with rear AC, the AC may stop blowing cold air due to a damaged AC line near the back of the engine. It is common for these lines to rub on the engine block, causing a hole in the line and a refrigerant leak.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

A door window may move slowly or stop in mid travel due to a failing power window motor. The affected window may start working again after the motor cools off. Replacing the faulty window motor will commonly correct this concern.

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.

2003 Chevrolet Astro Recalls (Recent)

Suspension & Steering, April 8, 2004

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An interference fit between the lower ball joint rubber boot and the steering knuckle may cause the rubber boot to be cut. This would allow entry of water, dirt, salt, or other contaminants, possibly leading to premature wear. Failure from premature wear could lead to separation of the steering knuckle and lower control arm, which would cause the vehicle to drop at the affected corner. Vehicle handling and braking could be compromised, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the steering knuckles. The recall began April 8, 2004. The GM recall number is 03044.

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2003 Chevrolet Astro Questions and Answers

fixemup, 2003 Chevrolet Astro, 4.3L V6, Juneau, AK

how to test for problems/ And the repair cost of this?

morganglee, 2003 Chevrolet Astro, 4.3L V6, Southaven, MS

There appears to be a problem with the alternator, however the engine cranks fine and does not appear to run down the battery. While driving the van, if I turn off all electrical devices including ...

oscarimendezp, 2003 Chevrolet Astro, 4.3L V6, Los Angeles, CA

Do I have to lined up the timing marks when I am changing the head gasket of my car?

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Single dad, 2003 Chevrolet Astro, 4.3L V6, Inglewood, CA

My brake light and ABS light are on. I check and add brake fluid. I noticed the rubber gasket on container (where you add the brake fluid has fluid on it. Can this be the problem? Should I just rep...

Visitor, 2003 Chevrolet Astro, 4.3L V6, Norcross, GA

where is locate the pcv for the astro van

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2003 Chevrolet Astro Reviews

My van is only 35000+ mileage and the model is 2003, but I bought it last Jan. 10,2004. I only drive it on week-ends and long trip once inawhile. I had a fractured left wrist last March 4th of this year, and had an operation. For a with month and a half, I have not driven this van and when I started it last Sunday , the battery went dead. I took it to a dealer shop,and they told me that there's something wrong the engine,etc. and later on the told me that they have to replace the starter. Now, I'm getting an enormous amount on the repair and I'm positive they're over-charging me. Before my fractured wrist, this van was running in an excellent condition. This van is well maintained.Here's my question...Is there a way that I can report to someone on the grounds of over-charging me on the repairs, etc.,? This van is an excellent vehicle, and I'm satisfied with the performance. I need help!!!

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