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1996 Chevrolet Astro Van engine problems

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1996 Chevrolet Astro Van Owner Comments

problem #5

May 012000

Astro Van

  • miles


Speed sensor wires are too close to the brake pads. Brake pads rub on them, causing them to wear out.

- Wasilla, AK, USA

problem #4

May 251999

Astro Van

  • miles
On 05/09/1999 acceleator cable broke, towed monty chev in victorville. 05/11/1999 fixed. Cost $154.16 tow $105. 05/24/1999 lost power on freeway towed back to same dealer and fuel pump and fuel filter replaced $336.48 tow $12 0.00. Next day car stalled dealer towed back to shop keep it two days and said they couldn't find any thing wrong. Car has not ran that well since they worked on it, just rent a car if I needed to go far. 9/16/1999 had to have all fuel injectors replaced and tune-up done on it $978.39 ran good for about one week then check engine light indicated the air intake sencor was bad replaced, came on again. Was sent to car clinic for diagnostic on system 10/11/1999 found cat, converter is completely plugged $80. Having replaced today 10/11/1999 $150. April of this year the air conditioning that runs to the rear air had a leak in the line that runs back there caused by the insulation rubbing on the line. Had the repaired and filled back up. $220

- Hesperia, CA, USA

problem #3

Sep 081997

Astro Van

  • miles
While driving vehicle suddenly accelerated without driver pushing on the was contacted and fixed the vehicle, but the problem has reoccurred.

- Fairbault, MN, USA

problem #2

Jul 011999

Astro Van

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Van would not decelerate when foot removed from accelarator.. felt as if cruise control was engaged. Van has no cruise control. Please feel free to share this information with all interested parties.

- Farmington Hills, MI, USA

problem #1

Jun 011996

Astro Van

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Cruise control failed.

- La Mesa, CA, USA

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