2003 Chevrolet Astro Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Chevrolet Astro
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2003 Chevrolet Astro ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue
Illumination of the Check Engine Light may be the result of a loose or worn gas cap.
The distributor may develop internal faults. This can cause a rough running engine or stalling condition, the Check Engine Light may or may not illuminate. Our technicians tell us that the distributor should be overhauled or replaced to correct this concern.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.
2003 Chevrolet Astro QuestionsNew battery new alternator gauges still read the same no change engine kill batt (2 answers)
I've had a new alternator bench testing the batteries charged fine but I pull the plug off the battery in the battery cuts out the engine doesn't run smooth I pull the battery fuse and the lights go away in the engine runs better but I pull the battery terminal and it still cuts off I don...
My rear AC works sporadically. When it works it cools fine, when it doesn't it won't blow at all. Sometimes you can shut the front doors hard and it will come on but not always.
2003 Chevrolet Astro RecallsBall Joints May Separate Due to Premature Wear
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.