2003 Chevrolet S10 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Chevrolet S10
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2003 Chevrolet S10 Problems
The heater core under the right side of the dashboard may leak engine coolant which can puddle on the passenger front floor. The loss of coolant may cause an engine overheating condition. Our technicians tell us that removal of the dash board is necessary to replace the heater on these vehicles.
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.
2003 Chevrolet S10 Questions
ok after replacing distributor, cap and rotor on my 4.3 liter s10 zr2, the truck ran great. suddenly one day after getting off the highway and stopped at a red light, the light turned green and i blew out a large cloud of white smoke. this only happened once bc i was city driving. on the way home...
Right turn signal flashes fast like a bad bulb, next time it's turned on, may work just fine. Also backup light won't work when signal doesn't. Then works fine for a few days/weeks, then back to same problem.
2003 Chevrolet S10 Recalls
Vehicles may have an air bag warning label with incorrect statements. This is against the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard. Owners will be sent corrected labels and installation instructions. The recall began June 4, 2004. The GM recall number is 04021.
2003 Chevrolet S10 Reviews
Both my father and I have S10s (mine an '03 and his an '88), some of the best and most reliable vehicles around.
problems with head lights not coming on shorting out head lamp conectors. sometimes they work other times the dont. help please
My 2003 S10 Extended Cab is the perfect vehicle for me. It's a pleasure to drive. While I have had the oil pan gasket replaced twice (the last time they replaced the oil pan as well) it was at GM's expense. I'm currently dealing with a crackd flywheel. Even considering all that, I wouldn't trade it for anything with 4 wheels. Great ride, good gas mileage, quick response to the gas, easy pa...