1993 Chevrolet S10 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1993 Chevrolet S10

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1993 Chevrolet S10 Problems

Driveability Problems Due to Internal Distributor Fault

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.

Check Engine Light/Rough Idle Due to Stuck Open EGR Valve

The EGR valve may stick open causing a rough idle and the Check Engine Light light to illuminate. Our technicians tell us that a piece of carbon may become stuck in the valve causing this problem. Cleaning the valve will usually correct this condition, in some rare cases the valve will need to be replaced.

Oil-soaked spark plug wire rubber boots can cause misfire or rough idle

The spark plug wire rubber boots may get soaked with oil, causing a misfire or rough idle.

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1993 Chevrolet S10 Questions

Why is my truck not wanting to go into gear (1 answer)

It's hard to put into gear and grinds when you put it in reverse

My standard truck wants to stall out when ever I try to give it gas in 1 st gear (1 answer)

When I try to drive my truck it stalks when u give it any gas in 1 st gear .unless I keep my foot on gas pedal at all times when I'm at a stopped position at a light or pulling onto the road. Unless I pump the gas pedal fast or floor it when I start to go it will stall. Very sluggish in 5 the...

Can I couple 1988 2wd auto trans to 4x4 transfer case from 2003.both have 4.3L . hoping to install 4.3 from 88 2wd to 03 4x4/4.3L (1 answer)

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1993 Chevrolet S10 Recalls

Recall 99V193000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN 4-WHEEL DRIVE PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ABS (ANTILOCK BRAKING SYSTEM) MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 1989 THROUGH AUGUST 1996. UNDER CERTAIN DRIVING CONDITIONS THE SWITCH WHICH SIGNALS THE ABS SYSTEM WHETHER THE VEHICLE IS IN 2-WHEEL OR 4-...
Recall 96V195000
THE INTERMEDIATE STEERING SHAFT LOOSENS AT THE STEERING SHAFT TO STEERING GEAR COUPLING. WITH THIS LOOSENESS, THE YOKE PINCH BOLT CAN WEAR ON THE SPLINES OF THE SHAFT UNTIL THERE IS NO LONGER AN INTERFERENCE BETWEEN THE SPLINES AND THE BOLT.
Recall 93V105000
THE OUTBOARD REAR SAFETY BELT ASSEMBLY WILL NOT RELEASE THE WEBBING FROM THE RETRACTED POSITION. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES."

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1993 Chevrolet S10 Reviews

I purchased my 1993 S-10 in 1997 with 50K on the odometer. I currently have 293,000 miles on it and it still runs great. I use this vehicle as my travel vehicle as well as a hauling truck for lawn soil, garden mulch and junk. The truck will be 20 years old on 03/23/13 and I intend to keep making the minor repairs and some major ones that a truck of this age requires. I have had the transmission...
i love this truck my second vehicle its a 93 auto with a 4.3 the only thing that makes me mad about it is ive had to basically take out the whole dash constantly replacing wires and dealing with shorts or a bad sending unit. but the engine on this mother is so reliable its worth the hassle and more. ive also had to replace muffler mass airflow sensor and heater core though. radiator is next on ...
Reg Cab 2.8 5sp. Pro: 202,000 miles. Great running and driving truck. 100% reliable. Not one problem with engine/drive train in 18 years. Original clutch. Con: Red paint is a disaster. Has been since truck was 5 years old. Interior shredded after 7 years. AC leaks failure began at 7 years. Dash lights completely failed at 15 years.

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