Express 3500

Noise and/or Dead Battery Due to failed Alternator on Chevrolet Express 3500

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 100,000 (92,000–108,000)
Engines affected: 5.7L V8, 6.0L V8
9 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, more2000, 2001, 2002, 2006, 2011
12 people reported this problem
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Noisy broke down twice on the highway put some oil in it thinking it was the problem now believing it's the alternator