1997 Chevrolet S10 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Chevrolet S10

Repair Estimates

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1997 Chevrolet S10
$
642
to $
1,654
1997 Chevrolet S10
$
577
to $
970
1997 Chevrolet S10
$
207
to $
447
1997 Chevrolet S10
$
108
to $
245
1997 Chevrolet S10
$
423
to $
735

1997 Chevrolet S10 Problems

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.

Serpentine Belt Tensioner May Fail

The serpentine belt tensioner can fail; it may become noisy and/or the belt may jump off. Replacement of the failed tensioner will be necessary.

Electrical Contacts in the Ignition Switch May Fail

The electrical contacts in the ignition switch may fail and result in erratic instrument panel gauge operation or illumination of the Check Engine Light. A failed ignition switch will require replacement.

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1997 Chevrolet S10 Questions

after truck is parked for a while the front brakes stick. they brake free and work perfect when driving afterwards? (1 answer)

Where is the purge valve located on a 1997, 2.2ltr 4cyl S10 Pickup. (1 answer)

I need to replace the valve but can not locate it, I was told it was on top of the intake manifold, on the right side near the distributer cap. But the wires for the plugs go under the port fuel injection manifold on the left side of the engine. (Pass side) I must have been quoted a fix for a dif...

Builds pressure even though thermostat removed (2 answers)

After traveling for 1-1 1/2 hours it starts running like it's running hot

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1997 Chevrolet S10 Recalls

Recall 03V159000
ON CERTAIN MINIVANS, PICKUP TRUCKS, AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES WITH CERTAIN MODEL-ENGINE COMBINATIONS, THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR MAY FAIL DUE TO CRACKED SOLDER JOINTS ON THE CONTROLLER CIRCUIT BOARD. THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS COULD WORK INTERMITTENTLY OR NOT AT ALL.
Recall 00V159000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: ELECTRIC PICKUP TRUCKS. A CONDITION IN WHICH THE FUEL-FIRED HEATER FILL PIPE GROUND STRAP CONTACTS THE REAR PASSENGER SIDE BRAKE PIPE.
Recall 00V069200
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: GENERATION 1 ELECTRIC LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS. THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH A CHARGE PORT ASSEMBLY THAT COULD FAIL DURING A CHARGING EVENT.

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