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.
Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1996 Chevrolet Express 1500
1996 Chevrolet Express 1500
1996 Chevrolet Express 1500 Problems
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.
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The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.
The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.
The alternator may fail causing the battery to go dead. The charge light on the dash may or may not illuminate. The alternator may also develop an abnormal noise. A failed alternator will require replacement.
1996 Chevrolet Express 1500 Recalls (Recent)
1996 Chevrolet Express 1500 Questions and Answers
I have an intermitten problem of the fuel pressure dropping off and want to change the relay first to see if this fixes the problem. Where is it located on the 1996 Express 1500 van.
recently the van has experienced a total loss of power when accelerating. diagnostic codes p1133 and p1153 and p0151 were found. i replaced both upstream o2 sensors and the maf sensor. no good. ...
I have a 96 chevy express. yesterday while idleing, it stalled and would not start. a few minutes later it would start it ran for about 2 miles then puttered out. would not start again, waited a fe...
The van jumps whenever I shift it into gear but runs good after that so I don't think its the transmission or I'm not sure if its the timing that's off.