1996 Chevrolet Express 1500 Repair and Maintenance
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1996 Chevrolet Express 1500 ProblemsCheck Engine Light and Misfire Due to Stuck Fuel Injectors
One or more fuel injectors may become stuck closed causing an engine misfire and the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Our technicians tell us that this problem can be caused by some fuel additives. There are special procedures which may be able to restore the affected injector. If this fails the affected injector must be replaced.
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.
Vehicles equipped whit a 4 speed automatic transmission may develop a harsh 1-2 shift and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light with code P1870 stored. This can be caused by wear of the bore for the TCC isolator and regulator valves in the valve body. This condition does not commonly occur until the transmission reaches normal operating temperature. If the valve body is worn, replacement will be necessary to correct this concern.
1996 Chevrolet Express 1500 Questionsthis van will start and run for about an hour then shut down and will just spin over, let set for 15 to 20 min.will restart, only to shut down again need help to get this going again thanks (1 answer)
already changed fuel pump, fuelpump relays, oil pressure switch, crank sensor, coil, icm
would it be easier to replace the rear axles and the differential using a used rear end from a different chevrolet 1500 van with a 5.7L engine
After replacing crank sensor,fuel filter, fuel pump,spark plugs,plug wires,cap and rotor the po303 code comes back on after a while. I plan on taking a little trip in it,will I break down or cause a bigger problem. The van seems to run fine. Just runs a little ruff for about a minute then seems f...