2006 Chevrolet Express 1500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Chevrolet Express 1500
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2006 Chevrolet Express 1500 ProblemsCheck 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.
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 both secondary air injection check valves may become restricted causing poor air flow resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light. It is often recommend to replace both check valves even if a fault code is set for only one bank of cylinders. Replacing only one valve may result in a return trip to the repair shop.
2006 Chevrolet Express 1500 QuestionsWhat kind of transmission do I need? (1 answer)
I have a 2005-2500 Chevy Cargo Express and a 2006-1500 Chevy Cargo Express and neither have a "security" light that comes on when the switch is made, never has. Recently all the evidence suggest that the 2006 van has a passlock Ignition Lock Housing fault, yet no "security" li...
the problem started today on the way home from work the oil light came on I recently had the oil changed
2006 Chevrolet Express 1500 RecallsSeat Belts May Not Latch or Unlatch
The front and rear seat belt buckles may not latch or unlatch. In a crash, a seat occupant may not be properly restrained, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will inspect the buckles and replace them if they are found to be defective. Buckles found to function properly will have the upper buckle cover replaced. The recall began April 30, 2008. The GM recall number is 05113A.
The tire and loading information label on the driver's side door frame may be inaccurate. A misprinted label could lead to overloading of the vehicle, which could possibly lead to tire failure and a crash. Owners will be provided with corrected labels and installation instructions. At customers' request, a dealer can install the label for them. The recall began March 31, 2006. The GM recall number is 05109.
On certain vans, the front and rear seat belts will not latch or unlatch. In a crash, the risk of injury is increased if the seat occupant is not properly restrained. Dealers will inspect the seat belt buckles, and will replace the buckle assembly if the buckle is found to be inoperative. If the buckle is found to function, only the upper buckle cover will be replaced. The recall began March 15, 2006. The GM recall number is 05113.