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. Running the engine with a coolant/oil mix may result in engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct this issue.
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Chevrolet G Series Van (G10) Problems
A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. This can result in an engine overheating condition. A leaking water pump will require replacement.
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.
An oil leak may develop from the distributor o-ring seal requiring replacement of the seal.
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.
Chevrolet G Series Van (G10) Recalls (Recent)
Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES. ONE OR BOTH FRONT BRAKE ROTOR/HUBS WERE BUILT WITH AN OUT-OF-SPECIFICATION GRAY IRON THAT CAN FAIL DURING THE LIFE OF THE VEHICLE.Learn more »
Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: G VANS EQUIPPED WITH 6.5L TURBO-CHARGED DIESEL ENGINES. THE FRONT LEFT-HAND BRAKE PIPE CAN BE CONTACTED BY THE LOWER ENGINE OIL COOLER HOSE CAUSING A HOLE TO BE WORN IN THE BRAKE PIPE.Learn more »
Summary: THE BRAKE PEDAL PUSH ROD RETAINER IS MISSING, MISPOSITIONED OR NOT PROPERLY SEATED.Learn more »
Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS, VANS AND MOTORHOMES EQUIPPED WITH ELECTRONICALLY FUEL INJECTED 6.5L DIESEL ENGINE. THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH FEDERAL REGULATION PART 573. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. THE CAMPAIGN WILL IMPROVE THE OVERALL DRIVEABILITY OF THESE VEHICLES.Learn more »
Chevrolet G Series Van (G10) Questions and Answers
heater core is leaking enough to fog the windows
how do you remove fan from water pump
I would like directions on how to change out a heater core
trying to replace the heater core, but don't know how to get the cabinet apart,
does it unbolt from both inside under the dash and outside through the firewall?
I need instructions for replacing an alternator on my van. I understand it has a belt tightener which can a little tricky and dangerous to work with. Once I replace the alternator, what is best wa...