1998 Chevrolet Express 1500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Chevrolet Express 1500
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1998 Chevrolet Express 1500 ProblemsIntake 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.
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.
1998 Chevrolet Express 1500 QuestionsIf 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)
speed meter stopped working & now Transmission shifts hard & ABS Brake light came on
engine in morning runs fine.when outside temps rise,van starts to miss. throws 307 code.when engine cools or outside temp goes down, like after a rain, van runs fine again. a/c or load almost always starts the problem. i have spider injectors(expensive) so want to make sure i'm not replacing ...