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1996 Chevrolet Astro Van drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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1996 Chevrolet Astro Van Owner Comments

problem #1

May 251996

Astro Van

  • miles


It all started with the rear axle. Several attempts to get dealer to reproduce the problem. Dealer stated wait until it gets worse so we can see the problem.problem discovered by dealer. Drive away with car and the rear axle fell out. Now dealer agrees to replace rear end gear box. Now transmission is starting to fail. Too far away from dealer to get tow. Left it in a transmission diagnostic center. My question is to you is can the problems that I was having with the rear end & the wheel falling off cause damage now to the transmision

- Corona, NY, USA

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