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 ProblemsEngine Misfire Due to Worn Valve Seat
The engine may develop a misfire due to worn valve seats. This fault will cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Our technicians tell us the misfire may or may not be felt while driving. They further recommend that both cylinder heads be removed and thoroughly inspected and repaired as necessary.
A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.
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...