My 96’ Chevrolet z71 has sat for 5 years now, please help!

Asked by Guru99YRYG Oct 02, 2020 at 11:12 PM about the 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Extended Cab Stepside 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1996 Chevy z71 stepsides been sitting 5 years, it
kills me but I’m actually working to start it!  What
are some things I need to try or do?
Other than Replace battery with new battery,
change oil&filter, remove old gas, an filter. What
else should happen prior to me starting to drive
down the road

1 Answer

133,595

Inspect the brake system and flush the old brake fluid out, inspect the tires for dry rot, flush the cooling system, and a complete tune up. Inspect the air filter box and exhaust system for critter nests too. Hope that helps. Jim

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