2003 Chevrolet S10 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Chevrolet S10

2003 Chevrolet S10 Problems

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.

Heater Core Under Right Side of Dashboard May Leak Engine Coolant

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.

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.

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2003 Chevrolet S10 Questions

My truck won't pass inspection! (1 answer)

I have been at the garage 5 times and it still won't pass NYS Inspection. The engine light was on and their computer came up with - 4 Not Ready Monitors. They changed the O2 & Heated O2 censors and the reading went down to 2 NOT READY censors. They are Catalyst & EVAP Monitors. I ...

I have a 2003 S10 crew cab the truck will start and idle for about 30 seconds nd shutoff,if you push gas pedal while idling it dies. It has a new fuel pump and filter. Wondering if it could be a fuel pressure regulator or maybe injectors (1 answer)

my s10 wont start everything comes on I figure it is ignition switch (5 answers)

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2003 Chevrolet S10 Recalls

Air Bag Labels May Be Incorrect

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.

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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...

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