1997 Chevrolet Astro Overview

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1997 Chevrolet Astro Overview

The 1997 Chevy Astro mini-van introduced an anti-theft system, entry and exit lighting inside, and daytime running lights on the front and back exterior. Chevrolet improved the steering and the problematic transmission, making steering and shifting smoother.

The 1997 Astros also had composite headlights and a new grille, which had previously been only on its more expensive trims. As with previous models, they had 4.3-liter, 6-cylinder engines.

Owners rave about its comfort and practicality for long trips hauling lots of stuff (including motorcycles and boats). However, many owners cite expensive maintenance issues, such as the window motors and (according to one owner-reviewer) "everything electric." Owners also complain of poor gas mileage and poor reliability.

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Daniel Dennis
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Brakes

When I apply the brakes my vehicle shudders the abs light stays on ,and now I get a popping noise when I apply the brakes

7 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 months ago)
SMITHDE
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What Type Of A/c Freon Does A 1997 Astro Van Use

117 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)
Ken Heslin
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What Does It Mean When The "service Engine Soon" Light Stays On While Driv...

4,155 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 years ago)
jecloninger
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I Have A 1997 Chevy Astro Tha Keeps Giving Me A Cylinder 2 Mifire. I Have C...

88 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 years ago)
JoeM
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How To Replace Alternator

removed belt, engine cover, and 2 front bolts and I'm stuck. Can't get alternator out. Can't find bolt in back- doe 97 have one? HELP

2,944 views with 1 answer (last answer 9 years ago)