Chevrolet 2500 Pickup Repair and Maintenance
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Chevrolet 2500 Pickup ProblemsInside/Outside Door Handles May Break
The inside and outside door handles are prone to breaking.
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. Our technicians tell us that operating the engine with a coolant/oil mix can result in internal engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct these leaks.
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.
Chevrolet 2500 Pickup QuestionsTruck stalls after accelerating then jumps back to life and continues down the road? (1 answer)
I have a '95 k2500 with a '78 model 350 installed. My truck will crank fine and drives ok-ish. (Tends to bog a little in bottom end causing excess gas to be used.) But anyways, my truck will crank just fine and I will accelerate to leave my driveway, and it will go as planned, and then it...
Chevrolet 2500 Pickup RecallsSeat 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.
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.
Some front seat mounting bolts may not have been installed during vehicle manufacturing. Dealers will inspect for missing bolts and add them where necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.