1996 Chevrolet Astro Overview


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1996 Chevrolet Astro Overview

Ten years after introducing the Astro mini-van, Chevrolet finally added leg room in the front for its 1996 Astro. Also new on 1996 Chevy Astros are
passenger-side airbags, new seats, a new instrument panel, and an improved climate-control system throughout the van with air ducts under the seats. The 1996 Astro also has side window defrosters.

In 1996, Chevrolet reduced the torque by 10 pound-feet on its 4.3L, 190-HP engine. This change caused it to peak at a reduced rpm for improved

'96 Chevy Astro owners say the van is spacious and great for hauling and towing. Many report trouble with the transmission, oxygen sensors, front torsion bars, and fuel pump. If you want to take advantage of the maximum cargo space, you must remove two heavy seats; owners report that this is no easy task. Some complain of poor visibility when backing up.


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    Astro Van Tune Up

    I have a 1996 astro van runing rough ive put new fuel pump aldnator plugs wires made it run beter for lilbit thin stared backfireing runing like crap bad as it ever has.it will go. But no power HEL...

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    Advanced Ignition

    hi, i have a problem with my 4.3 vortec engine. the distributor is properly installed, but im having a problem with the advancing of the ignition. when it idles it is telling me that its at -20 degr...

    12 views with 4 answers (last answer about a month ago)

    96 Chevy Astro Van Blower Fan. Continues To Run Even After Van Is Off And K...

    13 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)

    How Do I Remove My Captains Seats From The Second Row Of My Van

    someone sent me a link but it refers to fixed bench seats, I have two captains seats that have some kind of release pin under the seat. any help would be much appreciated

    1,393 views with 1 answer (last answer 10 years ago)

    Why Does My 1996 Chevy Astro Van Make A Loud Pop When I Go Around Corners W...

    The van creaks and squeaks when we are turning and going at low speeds...suspension issue? Please help

    51 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 years ago)