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1998 Chevrolet Astro Van brakes problems

brakes problem

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1998 Chevrolet Astro Van Owner Comments

problem #3

Nov 242001

(reported on)

Astro Van

  • miles


After driving for about 7/10 miles and then parking it smells like burning brakes. When we took it in to have the brakes checked the repair shop said the pads were loose and glazed. We have replaced the brakes pads 2 twice since we purchased the vehicle and the time frame from the 1st time to the last time was about 4 months ago and we are taking it back to have the brakes check again for the same reason.

- Fullerton, CA, USA

problem #2

Feb 052000

Astro Van

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Intermittently when applying the brakes, van pulled to the driver's side. This happened after the van had been driven for 50 miles. Also, brake pads have been replaced five times in 40,000 miles. Dealer was not able to duplicate the problem.

- Frankfurt, IL, USA

problem #1

Feb 011999

(reported on)

Astro Van

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Front brake pads failed on three occasions. Mjs

- Anaheim, CA, USA

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