GMC Vandura 2500 Repair and Maintenance

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

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GMC Vandura 2500 Problems

Highter Than Nornal Idle Due to Vacuum Leak

An engine vacuum leak may develop from the throttle body gasket causing a higher than normal idle speed. Failed gaskets should be replaced.

Noise and/or Dead Battery Due to failed Alternator

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.

Intake Manifold Gasket May Leak Coolant or Engine Oil

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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GMC Vandura 2500 Questions

Where is the PCM located (1 answer)

My van is actually a 1986 - could not denote earlier year than 1990

Vandura won't crank?!??? (1 answer)

I got a 95 vandura with a 5.7 that won't Crank i think the problem is I can't get power to the starter. Power stop at the other wire that come out of the battery. Lights work just fine just wonted to see if anyone else has had this problem and know a good way to fix it?

Air only blows threw defrost or floor vents won't work door is opening and close (1 answer)

Worked fine than resistor went out now the air won't blow out vents I can hear the door opening and closing fine can't figure out if there is something else that controls the vents or not don't know where to go from here any help will be greatly aprecated think you

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GMC Vandura 2500 Reviews

should timeing marks on a timeing chain be pointing at each other or in a straight line up
just bragging ,,,just hit 330,000 miles. regular maintence and wear . hope we hit half million mark !!
Bought it in Reno, Nevada and drove it up to Alaska 2 weeks ago. Awesome vehicle with a smooth ride, smooth transmission, strong but quiet engine, and pretty good gas mileage! Will keep it for a long time! JH

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