2001 Chevrolet Express 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Chevrolet Express 1500

2001 Chevrolet Express 1500 Problems

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.

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.

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2001 Chevrolet Express 1500 Questions

I had a spark plugs/wirier/tuneup yesterday and now my horn is not working. What could be the problem? (1 answer)

Why would the battery light come on intermittently when first starting up? (1 answer)

When I first start up in the morning the battery warning light flickers off and on for a couple of minutes. It will do this sometimes when idling at a stop light. The gauge shows 14amps the whole time.

Need help with ABS issues - removed fuse, still loud grinding noise when braking (1 answer)

Today after researching, found that until we can fix our ABS systems issues, the best thing to do would be to unplug the fuses and disable the ABS system. It was kicking on at very low speeds and grinding. The light had been on forever, but suddenly - last 3 or 4 days, it was kicking on at very l...

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2001 Chevrolet Express 1500 Reviews

Needed a gasket replaced and in the same year fuel pump. Hoping this will be it. Other than those problems, good reliable vehicle.

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