GMC Vandura 1500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your GMC Vandura 1500

GMC Vandura 1500 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 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.

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.

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GMC Vandura 1500 Questions

replaced power steering pump twice, fluid goes light tan in color,brakes and steering almost fail in a mater of 2-3 days,master cyl seems to retain fluid and normal color.This is a 3500 cube van with a 350 engine, my Midas Brake mechanic is baffled so am I can not travel very far like this

Would all the coolant drain out from the bottom of the radiator?.

MY VAN RUNS GREAT BUT RECENTLY I HAVE THROTTLING PROBLEM THE WILL CUT OFF WHEN STOPS OR EVEN SOMETIMES WHEN I PUT IT DRIVE I CHANGE PLUGS,WIRES,ROUTER, DISTRIBUTER CAP,TPS AND THE AIR CONTROL VALVE AN TI STILL HAVE THROTTLE PROBLEM PLEASE HELP THANKS IN ADVANCE

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GMC Vandura 1500 Reviews

I just bought my 1st van a 1995 Gmc Vandura 1500. I'm starting my moonlight plumbing biz and realized little ford focus could only carrie a couple bucket's worth of tools and my wife was getting tired of me beating up the family Chevy venture for the past couple years. I know it's not the most powerful of van's but for only $1800 and only 49,688 on the old ticker , I couldn't refuse. The body h...

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