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1997 Chevrolet Astro Van suspension problems

suspension problem

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1997 Chevrolet Astro Van Owner Comments

problem #2

Nov 112001

Astro Van

  • miles


My mini van always starts shaking when brakes are applied I went through six time fixing problem, I put new discs drums shoe pads shocks alignment rebalance everything we could do I'am very disaapointed at Chevrolet for their vehicle performance I even put a new gear box, the fuel gage does'nt work they told at croppers Chevrolet in nogales AZ.I need to replace the fuel pump they could not fix the gage I am so dissapointed I bought a Toyota and as soon as I can I'll trade this vehicle. One thing I learned is go with an import vehicle.

- Rio Rico, AZ, USA

problem #1

Jan 191999

(reported on)

Astro Van

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The hydraulic cylinders on the back window are broken, and cause the window to slam down. Dealer says the vehicle needs new shock absorbers to repair this.

- Madison, WI, USA

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