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 Problems

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.

Windshield Wipers May Fail Due to Faulty Wiper Motor Control Board

The windshield wipers may not work intermittently due to a faulty wiper motor control board. Our technicians tell us that lightly taping on the wiper motor when the fault occurs should temporarily get the wipers working again. Some vehicles were recalled for this problem and some were not. You will need to check with your local dealer to find out if a specific vehicle was included.

Front/Rear Differential May Develop Noise Due to Worn Bearings

The front or rear differential may develop an abnormal noise due to worn bearings or another internal fault. Our technicians tell us that a complete overhaul of the affected differential is commonly necessary to correct this condition.

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Chevrolet 1500 Pickup Questions

No reverse on a 4L60E transmission (1 answer)

1996 4x4 4L60E reverse is gone

Driving down road heard extremely loud backfire throu exhaust, engine died. (1 answer)

Won't restart. Fuel pump relay clicking. Pushing valve on back of engine produced only a drop of gas, not a stream.

passenger side of motor is covered with oil what could be the problem? (2 answers)

Passenger side and bottom of motor all the way to the cross member is covered in oil what could be the problem i would gladly appreciate it it.

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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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