96 s10 stalling.

Asked by Feb 15, 2016 at 09:17 AM about the 1996 Chevrolet S-10 2 Dr STD Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Ok so looking at getting a 96 s10.problem
is,the guy says it will run for 10-15 minutes
then has valve chatter and dies.after it
cools off it will restart.sounds to me like it's
overheating and shutting itself off.anyone
agree?and where would you start?

3 Answers

57,705

I wouldn't start on it at all, pass it by, a motor that has ben getting hot can... and maybe it did, cause some major damage. Probably be dropping a new motor in.

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17,685

A 96 s10 won't shut off because it's overheating until it locks up or blows a head gasket

12,495

It has a bad engine. Look at what a good rebuilt engine will cost and take that cost and $250.00 off his asking price if you don't mind buying a problem vehicle. Or look elsewhere for a different one. There are a lot of good S10s out there waiting for you to buy it.

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