The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Running the engine with a coolant/oil mix may result in engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct this issue.
Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1996 Chevrolet G Series Van (G30)
1996 Chevrolet G Series Van (G30)
1996 Chevrolet G Series Van (G30) Problems
A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. This can result in an engine overheating condition. A leaking water pump will require replacement.
Our technicians recommend flushing the brake fluid every 60,000 miles. Brake fluid that is dirty may cause problems in the brake system.
The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.
Our technicians highly recommend that the transmission is serviced every 30,000 miles to avoid problems and maintain optimal operating order.
1996 Chevrolet G Series Van (G30) Recalls (Recent)
Summary: THESE TIRES HAVE BEAD DAMAGE WHICH OCCURED DURING TIRE MOUNTING.Learn more »
Summary: 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.Learn more »
Summary: THE STEERING LINKAGE ASSEMBY CONTAINS A RELAY ROD TAPERED-STUD ATTACHMENT NUT THAT WAS NOT TORQUED TO PROPER SPECIFICATIONS.Learn more »
1996 Chevrolet G Series Van (G30) Questions and Answers
I have a 6.5l non turbo diesel in this van. I am told the computer can be flashed or replaced. (no chip available) I am wanting options, prices, stats etc.
the fuse in the fuse box keeps popping, the fuse name is engine 1a its a #20 fuse. there seems to be a short and i need to know were this possible short could be?