1996 Chevrolet G Series Van (G10) Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Chevrolet G Series Van (G10)

1996 Chevrolet G Series Van (G10) 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.

Alternator May Fail and Cause Noise and Dead Battery

The alternator may fail causing the battery to go dead. The charge light on the dash may or may not illuminate. The alternator may also develop an abnormal noise. A failed alternator will require replacement.

Leaking Water Pump May Cause Coolant Loss and Overheating

A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. This can result in an engine overheating condition. A leaking water pump will require replacement.

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1996 Chevrolet G Series Van (G10) Questions

my chevy van is stalling after driving for 20-30 minutes in 70+ degree heat? (1 answer)

My chevy van has been stalling when it gets heated up and the outside temperature is 70+ degrees. It seems that after running in the heat the oil pressure begins to drop when idling. Mechanics have said it is the transmission but I have been running the van fine in the Winter for 2 years with n...

DIEING VAN, OR NO RESTART, UNTILL YOU WAIT FOR 10 TO 30 MINUTES. ONLY IN SUMMER HEAT. (1 answer)

MY VAN DIES, AND/OR WILL NOT RESTART, AFTER DRIVING IN WARM/HOT WEATHER,DOES NOT HAPPEN IN WINTER TIME, AND ENGINE NEVER RUNS HOT?

doors will lock with power door lock switches, but will not unlock (1 answer)

doors will not unlock with any of the power door lock switches (driver, front passenger, side or rear door). I replaced the driver's electric door lock switch - no help. The 25A accessory fuse is good. Any suggestions?

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1996 Chevrolet G Series Van (G10) Recalls

Recall 96V186000
WATER INTRUSION INTO THE KICK PANEL AREAS IN FRONT OF BOTH THE DRIVER AND PASSENGER DOORS CAN CAUSE A CORROSION PATH BETWEEN THE BATTERY FEED AND THE ELECTRICAL GROUND.
Recall 96V187000
THE STEERING LINKAGE ASSEMBY CONTAINS A RELAY ROD TAPERED-STUD ATTACHMENT NUT THAT WAS NOT TORQUED TO PROPER SPECIFICATIONS.

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