GMC Vandura 2500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your GMC Vandura 2500

GMC Vandura 2500 Problems

Alternator May Fail and Cause Noise and Dead Battery

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 replacement.

Idling Problems Due to Vacuum Leak in Throttle Body Gasket

An engine vacuum leak may develop from the throttle body gasket causing a higher than normal idle speed. Failed gaskets should be replaced.

Intake Manifold Gaskets May Leak Coolant or Engine Oil

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 with a coolant/oil mix may result in engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct this issue.

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GMC Vandura 2500 Questions

Car parked for three years. Very low mileage. New fuel pump. I can hear it running, no gas to fuel filter (1 answer)

Have not been able to start.

Battery trouble?? (1 answer)

Hello, i'm working in a ski resort for the winter. So my van did not move since the beginning of december. I didn't disconnect the battery so it's flat. But i'm charging it this 2 days and i am still not able to start the van. While it's charging the hazard light are flashing ...

Why doesn't my passenger rear wheel drive? (2 answers)

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GMC Vandura 2500 Reviews

My In-Laws bought the beautiful van off the showroom floor at the Cadillac/GMC dealership. I had a family of four and they adopted a little girl four years older than my oldest. With all my energy, I was always borrowing the van from my dad to take all the kids to the beach, the zoo, to parks. As the kids grew older, this was the perfect automobile for every adventure, including concerts at Gal...
my wife loves this van, and Im tired of it because Im the one working on it all the time. I went thru 4 starters within 1 month and now i have to put a timing chain and gears in it, but i keep getting this roering sound from the rear and cant figure it out. i re-done the brakes, put gear oil in the axels, changed the tires, and three auto mechanics couldnt tell me whats wrong, im at a loss. any...
just bragging ,,,just hit 330,000 miles. regular maintence and wear . hope we hit half million mark !!

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