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 ProblemsOutside Door Handles May Break
The outside door handles are prone to breaking—all doors are affected by this condition.
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.
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.
2003 Chevrolet Astro QuestionsI want to disable my daytime running lights and still use the original light switch.as it is the original switch does nothing , the lights are on anytime the motor is running. (2 answers)
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.