1992 Chevrolet G Series Van (G30) Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1992 Chevrolet G Series Van (G30)

1992 Chevrolet G Series Van (G30) Problems

Idling Problems Due to Vacuum Leak in Throttle Body Gasket

An engine vacuum leak may develop from the throttle body gasket causing a higher than normal idle speed. Failed gaskets should be replaced.

Internal Faults in Distributor Can Cause Engine Problems

The distributor may develop internal faults. This can cause a rough running engine or stalling condition, the Check Engine Light may or may not illuminate. Our technicians tell us that the distributor should be overhauled or replaced to correct this concern.

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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1992 Chevrolet G Series Van (G30) Questions

what type of water pump is used in the G30 sportvan? basic or reverse? (1 answer)

i need to replace my water pump and i have decided to buy the pump for it online but the mechanic did not specify if it was standard or reverse type rotation in the pump. i want to get the right one. thank you

We're losing power driving over 35 mph. Check engine light keeps flashing low temperature coolant. This is whacking out my throttle position sensor. (1 answer)

I have changed the temperature sensor and at the throttle position sensor. I have also replaced the thermostat with another 195° thermostat. I recently have changed the spark plugs and the distributor cap and condenser plus new wires. I have checked the hoses with starting fluid to check for leak...

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1992 Chevrolet G Series Van (G30) Recalls

Recall 94V125000
THE LOWER CONTROL ARM CAN CRACK AT THE FLANGE ON THE END OF THE CONTROL ARM NEAR THE BALL JOINT PAD.
Recall 92V127000
THE BRAKE PEDAL ASSEMBLY HAS A PUSHROD PIN THAT IS TOO SMALL AND IT IS INSTALLED IN THE WRONG POSITION, CAUSING AN INCREASED BRAKE PEDAL RATIO AND A DECREASED MASTER CYLINDER STROKE.
Recall 92V077000
VEHICLES WERE INCORRECTLY EQUIPPED WITH STANDARD REAR WINDOWS INSTEAD OF THE NECESSARY RIVETED INSTALLATION SEAL ASSEMBLIES.

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1992 Chevrolet G Series Van (G30) Reviews

I own a G30 Extended Van with HD emissions. It runs great and have had little problems with it. The biggest problem is Rust. Though the main body from about 1 foot up is in great shape the bottom rockers and panels are rusted out. I am in the process of replacement. The 350 HD engine is simple to work on and has plenty of power for a big horse like the one ton extended. A 7.4 would be even bett...

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