Chevrolet 2500 Pickup Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Chevrolet 2500 Pickup

Chevrolet 2500 Pickup Problems

Replace fuel filter ev ery 30,000 to prevent fuel pump failure

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.

"No start" due to anti-theft system failure
The anti-theft system may fail causing a no start condition, the security light may illuminate. Our technicians tell us that the ignition switch may need to be replaced to correct this fault.
Check Engine Light and Misfire Due to Stuck Fuel Injectors

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 additives. There are special procedures which may be able to restore the affected injector. If this fails the affected injector must be replaced.

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Chevrolet 2500 Pickup Questions

white smoke coming from exhaust when running (2 answers)

there is no water showing in the oil. smoke is sweeter smelling.

Truck stalls after accelerating then jumps back to life and continues down the road? (2 answers)

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...

I had the 3\4 gears rebuilt, and changed it TV cable, also the torque converter, the governor. My truck still will not shift into 3 gear manually or otherwise, what do you think it could be?? (1 answer)

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Chevrolet 2500 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.

Front Seat Mounting Bolts Missing

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.

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Chevrolet 2500 Pickup Reviews

HAD THIS TRUCK FOR 2 YEARS, RAN GOOD FOR A WHILE. NOW THE BIGGEST PIECE OF CRAP I EVER OWNED. NO MECHANIC CAN FIGURE OUT WHY IT DIES WHILE DRIVING OR WONT REMAIN IDLE. NEXT TRUCK I BUY WILL CERTAINLY BE A FORD. CHEVY SUCKS !!!
This has been a very good truck, a work horse literaly. Wood hauler, horse trailers, in the woods where there are no roads. Real good truck. When she breaks down, which is rare, we take care of her. She's more than paid for herself long ago...Ya she's a she..
TRUCK IS VERY COMFORTABLE,RIDES WELL,HAVE A SHUUDER PROBLEM,WHICH DRIVES ME INSANE SEEMS NO ONE KNOWS HOW TO FIX,GOT THE 6.0 LWB 3/4 LIKE THIS TRUCK ANY COMMENTS ON SHUUDER PROBLEM PLEASE HELP ME.mossyoak1@centurytel.net

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