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6.0

fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
$200.00
Average Mileage:
79,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace factory alternator (1 reports)
1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup electrical problems

electrical problem

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1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 182007

(reported on)

S-10 Pickup LS 4.3L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 79,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Not a huge deal for anyone mechanically inclined. I know this happens on these engines all the time as my father used to own a 1996 GMC Jimmy with the same 4.3L V6, on which the alternator went just shy of 100,000 miles. Not too bad of a fix, took me about 15 minutes, and cost me $161.00 for an alternator at my local parts store. I work with cars, and I see this as one of the only major problems with these trucks. Like I said, not a huge deal, just a pain when you don't have much time to repair it.

- , Tewksbury, MA, USA

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