GMC Vandura 3500 Repair and Maintenance
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GMC Vandura 3500 ProblemsThe Fuel Pump May Fail Causing the Engine to Stall or Crank Over But Not Start
A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. This can result in an engine overheating condition. A leaking water pump will require replacement.
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.
GMC Vandura 3500 QuestionsHow do I remove and replace a bad Fuse Box on a 1996 GMC Vandura 3500 Van (1 answer)
Some of the Fuses are showing burnt; the 20 amp slot is damaged.
This is a new thing. My truck stalls when coming to a stop. It seems the faster/harder the braking = stall but other times if I brake lightly and allow for a long distance to slow to a stop (eg coming to a light) it will not stall.
When we purchased the van, the serpentine belt began coming off after hitting a large patch of water. Father-in-law, who was very mechanically savvy, said van had larger than normal alternator and needed a 955 belt instead of the recommended 945. Put on 955, ran great until a week ago, belt cam...