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Print this page Notes: The Chevy Astro is mechanically identical to the GMC Safari.


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
245,000 miles

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1998 Chevrolet Astro Van fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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1998 Chevrolet Astro Van Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 262013

Astro Van

  • 245,000 miles


The contact owns a 1998 Chevrolet Astro. The contact stated that he began to drive in reverse and the speedometer failed. The contact took the vehicle to a certified mechanic where they stated that fuel leaked from the wiring harness and into the engine computer. In addition, the engine computer and the fuel injector needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 245,000.

- Gresham, OR, USA

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