1997 Chevrolet Express 2500 Repair and Maintenance
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1997 Chevrolet Express 2500 ProblemsCheck 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.
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.
1997 Chevrolet Express 2500 QuestionsThe interior lights won't go off and the override switch doesn't work either. (1 answer)
Is the headlight dash switch the problem, or is it something else?
I replaced the in tank fuel pump with sensor, corrected fuel gauge, thought it was out, and the P0339 code came up only after I replaced the fuel pump unit, showed no OBD 2 troubleshooting codes before. I replaced the P0339 code crankshaft sensor, and connector, and started instantly 5 times, t...