1998 Chevrolet Express 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Chevrolet Express 1500

1998 Chevrolet Express 1500 Problems

Check Engine Light With Code P1870

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.

Check 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.

Intake Manifold Gaskets 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.

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1998 Chevrolet Express 1500 Questions

My question is if changed the crank sensor it should start with no problem right (2 answers)

Today I went to get gas then I tried to turn it back in but it wouldnt start up. So I changed the crank sensor on it then I tried again but it still would not turn over... so my question is if I changed the crank sensor should it start with no problem? So guys I need a tip here because I need my...

If I provide a remanufactured, OEM engine (v8, 5.7 liter), how many hours should it take for a shop to swap it out with my current (bad) one? (1 answer)

what caused Speedometer to Quite & Transmission to shift hard all at the same ti (1 answer)

speed meter stopped working & now Transmission shifts hard & ABS Brake light came on

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1998 Chevrolet Express 1500 Reviews

I own a 1998 chevrolet Express, I don't know if it's a 1500 or 2500 it's a v8, but I don't know if it's a 5.0L or a 5.7L
Best vehicle i have ever owned. I love it. Hauls my family of 7 around along with all of our luggage, and still has plenty of room to spare. Never had to do anything but change the fluids (and one O2 sensor)
Mine is 12 now and have had no major problems so far. Great reliable van.

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