1997 Chevrolet Express 3500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Chevrolet Express 3500
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1997 Chevrolet Express 3500 ProblemsTail Light Wiring in Cargo Area May be Damaged
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.
A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. This can result in an engine overheating condition. A leaking water pump will require replacement.
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.
1997 Chevrolet Express 3500 Questionswhy does my motor accelerate and the truck wont move? (3 answers)
motor accelerates but the truck barely moves, transmission shifts ok but seams not to engage, is this the clutch or the slave. and how do I know if I have a slave? the oil line from the clutch cylinder drops down and goes into the firewall can't seem to see where it goes from there. I'm ...
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1997 chevy van with 145000 miles< has 350 5.7 motor> want to know the time it should take to replace water pump? 8 hours 12 hours ect?