Chevrolet S10 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Chevrolet S10
Chevrolet S10 Problems
The heater core under the right side of the dashboard may leak engine coolant which can puddle on the passenger front floor. The loss of coolant may cause an engine overheating condition. Our technicians tell us that removal of the dash board is necessary to replace the heater on these vehicles.
Chevrolet S10 Questions
The trans slips when in drive when the head lights are on. It does not slip in 1st, 2nd, or when the lights are off. I have changed the fluid and filter, but it has not helped.
runs rough @ idle, LACKS POWER,STARTS NORMAL .
fault code PO300-01/02 & 02/02 .
WHAT DOES 01/02 & 02/02 MEAN?
When I start and drive it from a "cold" start, the alternator charges as expected; the voltage gage shows in the 14.5v range. When I shut it off and start it back up while still warm (like at a gas station) the volt meter shows around 12v with the battery light on indicating no charge.
Chevrolet S10 Recalls
Vehicles may have an air bag warning label with incorrect statements. This is against the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard. Owners will be sent corrected labels and installation instructions. The recall began June 4, 2004. The GM recall number is 04021.
The payload as listed on the vehicle certification label exceeds the actual limitations of the vehicle. If the weight limitations of the vehicle are exceeded, the vehicle will not operate as designed, and may cause a safety issue. Owners will be sent a revised vehicle certification label that is accurate.
Chevrolet S10 Reviews
I have a 2002 chevy S10 V6 vortex that will run when it wants to. Do not know what is wrong. It has new fuel pump, relay,battery but will run and cutoff and short time later will restart and maybe run 1/4 of a mile or it might decide to run 40 miles. It only does it when weather is real hot
windshield +wipers stopped working in intermediate but work on continual mode fast. when turn off do not stop in park position. Is there more than one fuse for wipers and is so where?
problems with head lights not coming on shorting out head lamp conectors. sometimes they work other times the dont. help please