Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Chevrolet 1500 Pickup

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Chevrolet 1500 Pickup
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726
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945
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775
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2,340

Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Problems

Idling Problems Due to Vacuum Leak in Throttle Body Gasket

The throttle body gasket may develop a vacuum leak which may result in a higher than normal engine idle. Failed gaskets will require replacement.

ABS Front Wheel Speed Sensors May Fail

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) front wheel speed sensors are prone to failure. When a sensor fails, the ABS warning light may illuminate and/or the ABS system may activate erratically.

Leaking Water Pump May Cause Coolant Loss and Overheating

A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. The engine may overheat as a result of the coolant loss. A leaking water pump should be replaced.

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Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Questions

Sorry, wrong engine. Can I replace with a 4.7L engine. Manual trans (1 answer)

Would like to replace my engine with a 4.7 L. 96 Chevy Silverado with manual transmission. Please ignore last email from me.

dead when trying to start (1 answer)

starter replaced now pickup will not start turn the key to start but nothing will happen dash lights up everything else works but dead when try to start

Po power locks stopped working (1 answer)

Recently my power locks on both driver and passenger side quit working at the same time but the windows still work. The lock and windows are on the same actuator why did just the locks stop. My key fob still works. I just yesterday put new fusses in thinking that was the problem but didn't he...

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Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Recalls

Seat Belts Not Proper For Vehicle

The seat belts installed on the vehicle may not meet proper federal requirements. Dealers will replace both front seat belts free of charge to resolve the concern.

Seat Bolts Loosen And Fracture

The bolts that secure the seat recliner to the seat frame may loosen, fatigue and fracture, causing the seat back to recline suddenly. Dealers will remove all foam and fabric sandwiched between the recliner and frame, install washers between them, and install new bolts, tightening them to a higher torque specification free of charge to resolve the concern.

Fuel Tank Rubs Causing Noise And Possible Leak

The fuel tank may rub on the body at the front inner corner, causing a noise and possible fuel tank damage resulting in leakage of fuel. Dealers will inspect the fuel tank for wear and install a spacer between the fuel tank and body, as well as replace leaking tanks free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Reviews

I have a 1996 Chev C/1500 it has 295625 miles on it and runs like a dream. I have had to do a few repairs over the years but nothing major it has had synthetic oil since new I had a mechanic do a compression check and it is as new.
when i frist start it it hit and try to start but i turn the key off and try again and hit till it start
I bought my Regency conversion Chevy 1500 extra cab truck on Ebay auction back in 2005 with 51,000 miles on it. The paint and interior at that time were outstanding, almost as if new condition. Through the past years and now at 113,000 miles I have had the following work done on the truck : 1. Automatic tranny rebuilt at 72,000 miles at cost of $800 2. Rear end axle bearings galled up and maki...

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