Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Chevrolet 1500 Pickup

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Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Problems

Intake Manifold Gasket May Leak Coolant or Engine Oil

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.

Highter Than Normal Idle Due to Vacuum Leak

The throttle body gasket may develop a vacuum leak which may result in a higher than normal engine idle. Failed gaskets will require replacement.

Coolant Leak & Engine Overheating

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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Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Questions

I need to know what the oil filter screws into. (1 answer)

I have a,severe oil leak. It's leaking where the oil filter screws in. Can you tell me what that part is?

acts like the choke aint working and acts like it wants to stall when cold (1 answer)

same as what i said

Turns over but won't crank (2 answers)

It turns over, but won't crank. The distributor, cap, rotor, plugs, wires, are new. I changed the coil and it started in my driveway and seemed ok, but when I went for a test drive it stalled down the road and wouldn't start again.

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Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Recalls

Seat Belts Not Proper For Vehicle

The seat belts installed on the vehicle may not meet proper federal requirements. Dealers will replace both front seat belts free of charge to resolve the concern.

Seat Bolts Loosen And Fracture

The bolts that secure the seat recliner to the seat frame may loosen, fatigue and fracture, causing the seat back to recline suddenly. Dealers will remove all foam and fabric sandwiched between the recliner and frame, install washers between them, and install new bolts, tightening them to a higher torque specification free of charge to resolve the concern.

Fuel Tank Rubs Causing Noise And Possible Leak

The fuel tank may rub on the body at the front inner corner, causing a noise and possible fuel tank damage resulting in leakage of fuel. Dealers will inspect the fuel tank for wear and install a spacer between the fuel tank and body, as well as replace leaking tanks free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Reviews

I have a 1996 Chev C/1500 it has 295625 miles on it and runs like a dream. I have had to do a few repairs over the years but nothing major it has had synthetic oil since new I had a mechanic do a compression check and it is as new.
when i frist start it it hit and try to start but i turn the key off and try again and hit till it start
I bought my Regency conversion Chevy 1500 extra cab truck on Ebay auction back in 2005 with 51,000 miles on it. The paint and interior at that time were outstanding, almost as if new condition. Through the past years and now at 113,000 miles I have had the following work done on the truck : 1. Automatic tranny rebuilt at 72,000 miles at cost of $800 2. Rear end axle bearings galled up and maki...

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