The alternator may fail causing the battery to go dead. The charge light on the dash may or may not illuminate. The alternator may also develop an abnormal noise. A failed alternator will require replacement.
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1993 GMC Vandura 2500
1993 GMC Vandura 2500 Problems
An engine vacuum leak may develop from the throttle body gasket causing a higher than normal idle speed. Failed gaskets should be replaced.
The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.
A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. This can result in an engine overheating condition. A leaking water pump will require replacement.
An oil leak may develop from the distributor o-ring seal requiring replacement of the seal.
1993 GMC Vandura 2500 Questions and Answers
Van stopped running suddenly. can not start it. Previously two weeks before i also had a starting problem but discovered the distributor cap and rotor were very bad. Replaced them and it started up...
Van stopped running can not start it. When turning ignition on there is no spark, when turning ignition switch off the engine continues turning over until i disconnect the battery. I have checked t...
Van ran great. Next time I started , barely ran. Never stalled, but no power when stepping on the gas. Hard to start, runs rough, Seems like it running out of gas. Gauge has been erratic. Pump, fil...
170K miles on original engine. Occasionally takes a little longer to start recently and will not accelerate crisply when pushing on gas pedal, sort of falls on its face, no power, like no fuel or t...
1993 GMC Vandura 2500 Reviews
Bought it in Reno, Nevada and drove it up to Alaska 2 weeks ago. Awesome vehicle with a smooth ride, smooth transmission, strong but quiet engine, and pretty good gas mileage! Will keep it for a long time!
i wish I could drive this thing straight into a tree! can,t stand it. I've put so many new parts into it and still can't get it to run right..... lesson learned "never buy anything from a person named cleatus!"