1997 Chevrolet Express 1500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Chevrolet Express 1500
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1997 Chevrolet Express 1500 ProblemsIntake Manifold Gasket May Leak Coolant or Engine Oil
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.
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 tail light wiring harness in the cargo area is not protected very well. As a result it may become damaged due to normal wear a tear. This damage can causing some or all of the rear lights to stop working.
1997 Chevrolet Express 1500 QuestionsFlashers work but turn signals won't come on. Suggestions? (1 answer)
Just purchased this van. Was used as a work van. The turn signals don't come on at all when the lever is pushed, for left or right. No turbo blink indicating a blown bulb, just nothing happens. Yet the flashers work. Any ideas?
the chevy van has been pulling to passenger side when you put on brakes and now it heat up the front driving side and the rotor and brake pads are in the metal.when you put the brake on to stop or slow down the van the brakes on the driver side stay on enough to bogg the van down and heat up if i...