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1998 Chevrolet Express 1500 Problems

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Most Common 1998 Chevrolet Express 1500 Problems

One or more fuel injectors may become stuck closed causing an engine misfire and the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Our technicians tell us that this problem can be caused by some fuel additive...
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 wit...
The tail light wiring harness in the cargo area is not protected very well. As a result it may become damaged due to normal wear a tear. This damage can causing some or all of the rear lights to ...
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1 Known 1998 Chevrolet Express 1500 Brakes Problem

Our technicians recommend flushing the brake fluid every 60,000 miles. Brake fluid that is dirty may cause problems in the brake system.

2 Known 1998 Chevrolet Express 1500 Drive Train Problems

Vehicles equipped whit a 4 speed automatic transmission may develop a harsh 1-2 shift and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light with code P1870 stored. This can be caused by wear of the bore fo...
Our technicians highly recommend that the transmission is serviced every 30,000 miles to avoid problems and maintain optimal operating order.

2 Known 1998 Chevrolet Express 1500 Electrical & Lights Problems

The tail light wiring harness in the cargo area is not protected very well. As a result it may become damaged due to normal wear a tear. This damage can causing some or all of the rear lights to ...
The headlight switch used on the Chevrolet Express is known to fail through normal operation. Since the headlight switch is also integrated into the interior lights, a malfunctioning switch can cau...

7 Known 1998 Chevrolet Express 1500 Engine Problems

One or more fuel injectors may become stuck closed causing an engine misfire and the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Our technicians tell us that this problem can be caused by some fuel additive...
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 wit...
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.

1 Known 1998 Chevrolet Express 1500 Exhaust & Emissions Problem

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

1 Known 1998 Chevrolet Express 1500 Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.

0 Known 1998 Chevrolet Express 1500 Maintenance Problems

1 Known 1998 Chevrolet Express 1500 Miscellaneous Problem

Various electrical components under the front carpet/rubber mat may become damaged if excess water is used to clean the rear cargo area.

0 Known 1998 Chevrolet Express 1500 Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 1998 Chevrolet Express 1500 Problems & Complaints

One or more fuel injectors may become stuck closed causing an engine misfire and the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Our technicians tell us that this problem can be caused by some fuel additive...
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...
Vehicles equipped whit a 4 speed automatic transmission may develop a harsh 1-2 shift and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light with code P1870 stored. This can be caused by wear of the bore fo...
The headlight switch used on the Chevrolet Express is known to fail through normal operation. Since the headlight switch is also integrated into the interior lights, a malfunctioning switch can cau...
The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.
The engine may develop a misfire due to worn valve seats. This fault will cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. Our technicians tell us the misfire may or may not be felt while driving. Th...
A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
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.
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 wit...
The tail light wiring harness in the cargo area is not protected very well. As a result it may become damaged due to normal wear a tear. This damage can causing some or all of the rear lights to ...
Our technicians highly recommend that the transmission is serviced every 30,000 miles to avoid problems and maintain optimal operating order.
Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.
Our technicians recommend flushing the brake fluid every 60,000 miles. Brake fluid that is dirty may cause problems in the brake system.
Various electrical components under the front carpet/rubber mat may become damaged if excess water is used to clean the rear cargo area.
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