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Newest reported 1990 Chevrolet Astro problems

 

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The spark plug wire rubber boots may get soaked with oil, causing a misfire or rough idle.

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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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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.

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Power brake systems using "hydro-boost" may leak power steering fluid from the hydro-boost unit located behind the brake master cylinder. Replacement of the hydro-boost unit is the common repair to correct this concern.

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On vans with rear AC, the AC may stop blowing cold air due to a damaged AC line near the back of the engine. It is common for these lines to rub on the engine block, causing a hole in the line and a refrigerant leak.

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An oil leak may develop from the distributor o-ring seal requiring replacement of the seal.

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A fluid leak may develop from the transmission output shaft seal. This leak may cause the transmission mount to become oil soaked and require replacement of the mount along with the leak repair.

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This engine may leak oil from the valve cover gasket.

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A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. The engine may overheat as a result of the coolant loss. A leaking water pump should be replaced.

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

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The power door locks may stop working in one or more doors due to a failed actuator. Replacement of the failed actuator should correct this concern.

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The oxygen sensor can fail causing Check Engine Light illumination and the engine to run rich (burn more fuel than normal).

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A door window may move slowly or stop in mid travel due to a failing power window motor. The affected window may start working again after the motor cools off. Replacing the faulty window motor will commonly correct this concern.

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The outside door handles are prone to breaking—all doors are affected by this condition.

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The idler arm, pitman arm, or center steering link may wear and cause excess play in the steering. If any of these components are replaced, the front end alignment should be checked.

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