GMC Vandura 1500 Repair and Maintenance

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

GMC Vandura 1500 Problems

Distributor Shaft O-Ring Seal May Leak Oil

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

Alternator May Fail and Cause Noise and Dead Battery

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.

Internal Faults in Distributor Can Cause Engine Problems

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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GMC Vandura 1500 Questions

what causes power steering fluid to go from normal color to coffee (tan) (1 answer)

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? (1 answer)

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

THROTTLING PROBLEM (1 answer)

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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