1998 Chevrolet Astro Overview


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3 Dr LS AWD Passenger Van Extended
3 Dr LS Passenger Van Extended
Avg. Price: $3,195
3 Dr LT AWD Passenger Van Extended
3 Dr LT Passenger Van Extended
3 Dr STD AWD Passenger Van Extended
3 Dr STD Passenger Van Extended

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4.25 stars

Based on 8 reviews

Just Purchased, 117k, Perfect Condition, Luxurious Interior, Seats 7, Great For Trip S. by Stephena
 — I just purchased this Van and drove it from Colorado to NYC & back it was a dream. 117k on it now, probably time for plugs amd spark plug cables, yes? Runs pretty smooth, but seems to miss a tiny bit ... Read More
I Love My Van by Teresa
 — I have owned 3 of these van's and I love them I am sad that Chevy no longer makes them. they are good on gas, lots of room. it seats up to 8 and still have cargo room. the whole family can load up and... Read More
First One I've Owned, So Far So Good by gert
 — First time owning this van. A joy to drive; I have come from a 20 yr old full size GM van with no creature comforts, so this is the lap of luxury. I hope it's mechanicly sound, being 9 yr old... Read More

1998 Chevrolet Astro Overview

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Based on 8 reviews

1998 Chevrolet Astro

Chevrolet introduced a new transmission, new paint colors, an improved security system, and composite headlights on its 1998 Astro models. The theft deterrent system prevented the van from starting if the correct key was not used. The optional "Dutch" rear doors were popular among owners; split-panel doors sat below a liftgate window. Bucket seats and a lighted entry system were standard on the 1998 Chevy Astro vans.

1998 Chevy Astro owners tend to keep the vehicles for many years and rely on it for hauling and family trips. However, many owners say the 1998 Astros have too little legroom, and numerous mechanical and maintenance problems: rear axle after 130K miles, window controls, fuel pump. Some say the 1998 Astro has poor visibility out the back and cite poor safety ratings in crash tests. One owner said it "eats brakes."


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Chevrolet Astro Questions

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My 98 Astro Keeps Dying

I've put $5000 into this van in 8 mths. New convertor, new pressure hose, new water pump. Tested the battery and alternator and they were fine. When I'm driving the battery light flickers and at h...

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How To Change The Bearing And The Seal For The Water Pump

chevrolet astro vane 1998 water pump , how to change the bearing

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Temp Gauge Shows Van Overheating

Have 98 Astro Van, recently changed water pump for 4th time in as many years, for last mth everytime first start van,within 10 mins the temp gauge shows overheating and will stay on 30 seconds or so...

456 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

All The Hose Connections To The Radiator

No circulation in the cooling system

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Air Will Only Blow Through Defrost Vents When Air Conditioner Is On In My 1...

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