1996 Chevrolet G Series Van (G30) Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Chevrolet G Series Van (G30)

1996 Chevrolet G Series Van (G30) 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 (G30) Questions

the engine will not start, have plenty of power and starter cranks, (1 answer)

actually started for about 30 seconds, has fuel, can't smell fuel

Is it possible to bypass a/c compressor with another belt or pulley? (1 answer)

I would like to remove/bypass a/c compressor for repair and still operate vehicle, looking for way to drive to repair shop.

Transmission does not want to shift up, stays in low. reverse and neutral fine. (3 answers)

Fluid level is where it should be.

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1996 Chevrolet G Series Van (G30) 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.
Recall 96V117000
THESE TIRES HAVE BEAD DAMAGE WHICH OCCURED DURING TIRE MOUNTING.

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1996 Chevrolet G Series Van (G30) Reviews

my truck over heats i pull the sparks plugs out and chank it over i didn't see any water pumping out. i also took out the thermostat

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