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GMC Vandura 2500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your GMC Vandura 2500

GMC Vandura 2500 Problems

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.

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 2500 Questions

Interior lights used to work then intermittent. Then not at all. What do I look for?

I've changed the bulbs (4), switch, and there are not any fuses in the fuse box still no lights.
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Acting like the rear is seized when you start to pull off (feel drag) thenit clears up and goes ok. Checked and added gear oil, checked transmission fluid and added very little. The problem isnt constant. Just on some take offs it feels like its dragging and sometimes if i give to much gas its al...

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GMC Vandura 2500 Reviews

My In-Laws bought the beautiful van off the showroom floor at the Cadillac/GMC dealership. I had a family of four and they adopted a little girl four years older than my oldest. With all my energy, I was always borrowing the van from my dad to take all the kids to the beach, the zoo, to parks. As the kids grew older, this was the perfect automobile for every adventure, including concerts at Gal...

my wife loves this van, and Im tired of it because Im the one working on it all the time. I went thru 4 starters within 1 month and now i have to put a timing chain and gears in it, but i keep getting this roering sound from the rear and cant figure it out. i re-done the brakes, put gear oil in the axels, changed the tires, and three auto mechanics couldnt tell me whats wrong, im at a loss. any...

I bought this van from my father bout 6 yr's ago, he bought it new in 1995, this van has been the most reliable vechicle i have ever owned!!!! as far as ever trading this van n 4 a newer auto , will never happen, ill NEVER get rid of it !!

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