1996 GMC Vandura 3500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 GMC Vandura 3500

1996 GMC Vandura 3500 Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Loose or Worn Gas Cap

A loose or worn gas cap could be cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Engine Misfire Due to Worn Valve Seat

The engine may develop a misfire due to worn valve seats. This fault will cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Our technicians tell us the misfire may or may not be felt while driving. They further recommend that both cylinder heads be removed and thoroughly inspected and repaired as necessary.

Check Engine Light and Misfire Due to One or More Stuck Closed Fuel Injectors

One or more fuel injectors may become stuck closed causing an engine misfire  and the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Our technicians tell us that this problem can be caused by some fuel additives. There are special procedures which may be able to restore the affected injector. If this fails the affected injector must be replaced.

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1996 GMC Vandura 3500 Questions

How do I remove and replace a bad Fuse Box on a 1996 GMC Vandura 3500 Van (1 answer)

Some of the Fuses are showing burnt; the 20 amp slot is damaged.

It just started screaming when I push down on accelerator and stops when let off (1 answer)

Just started making a very loud screeching sound when I push to accelerate. But stops when I let up. I looked in the engine and it seemed hot. Transmission stick was very hot to the touch and I noticed small amount of smoke coming from the whole where that big black ball that is hooked to the hoo...

Water in Fuel indicator light came on. Tried bleeding fuel filter. (1 answer)

It just started. The engine is running fine. I got the fuel where I normally do. I added some fuel additive that is suppose to help. I also disconnected the battery for a hour to see if it would reset, but it didn't.

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