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1997 Chevrolet G Series Van (G30) Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Chevrolet G Series Van (G30)

1997 Chevrolet G Series Van (G30) Problems

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.

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.

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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1997 Chevrolet G Series Van (G30) Questions

power on wire to fuel gage side only

We purchased our van used and the front and rear air conditioner always blew out hot air. My dad put in a whole bunch of R134 refrigerant and it kept sucking it down. It got barely even cool and then went back to hot air again. When the air conditioner is turned on I can here the compressor on. W...

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1997 Chevrolet G Series Van (G30) Recalls

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: G VANS EQUIPPED WITH 6.5L TURBO-CHARGED DIESEL ENGINES. THE FRONT LEFT-HAND BRAKE PIPE CAN BE CONTACTED BY THE LOWER ENGINE OIL COOLER HOSE CAUSING A HOLE TO BE WORN IN THE BRAKE PIPE.

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