2001 Chevrolet S10 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Chevrolet S10

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2001 Chevrolet S10 Problems

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.

Intake Manifold Gasket May Leak Coolant or Engine Oil

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. Our technicians tell us that operating the engine  with a coolant/oil mix can result in internal engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct these leaks.

ABS Light Due to Brake System Control Unit Failure

The Anti-lock brake system (ABS) control unit may fail internally causing the ABS warning light to illuminate.

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2001 Chevrolet S10 Questions

How can I fix my left and right turn signals myself? They stop working (1 answer)

I noticed the turn signal blinkers don't blink anymore, nor do they light up. Can I fix this myself or is it a electrical problem? I don't want to be cheated like in the pass.

I have a pulsing high pitched squeak in the front end. It stops when I brake... (2 answers)

Fluid is good..

my truck quits when the weather is warm. what could that be? (1 answer)

i replaced the flex fuel sensor with a replicator about two years ago. it only runs when the weather is cool or cold, when the temp comes up on a warm day the truck just shuts off. it does start back after a few trys i had the fuel pump tested it passed. the fuel filter has been also changed. not...

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2001 Chevrolet S10 Recalls

GM Recalls Multiple 2000-2001 Vehicles Due to Possible Seat Belt Failure

The seat belt buckles may not have been properly heat-treated during the manufacturing process. This may cause the buckles not to function correctly during a collision, which may cause injury. Dealers will replace the seat belt buckles.

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2001 Chevrolet S10 Reviews

i have a 2001` chevy s10 4.3 L pick up i hear some rattling from engine on acceleration first second i need help
trying to locate fuel tank pressure sensor it not getting gas but fuel pump is coming on n off
Have had my S10 extra cab since new in '01 and overall has been very dependable and good vehicle. I have the 4.3L and gets pretty decent gas mileage, has a good ride and i have abused it regularly with payloads of 1800-2000 lbs and towed up to 3500 once and never once did it complain or grunt. My only complaint is a faulty secondary emissions sensor that failed twice and when it goes out the ...

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