2001 Chevrolet Express 1500 Repair and Maintenance

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

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.

It is common for the fuel level sensor in the fuel tank read the fuel level incorrectly. The sensor must be replaced to correct the condition. Our technicians recommend having the complete fuel pump module replaced on high mileage vehicles.

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.

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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.

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...

Fuel pump works, fuel filter new, checked fuel test port (getting fuel), new spark plugs spark, iginition coil works. Replaced dist cap and rotor. Equipped with SFI system but testing is limited. Cannot verify fuel presence in ports. No known fuel system fault at this time.

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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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