Othwise the fuse box is on the drivers side left of the steering column. That did not work either. Vehicle still had same problem afterwards. I did a bit of research online and learned that something may be drawing power while the van is off, and that I could do a fuse test with a multimeter. Check out some of my other posts if you need more tips and info. It is normally located on the firewall or on an inner fender well housing; in a van they move these around however so it may be harder to find. How to get this 2003 chevy astro van fuse box image? What might be going wrong?.
If you are interested in advertising a for-profit service,. A mechanic looked under the vehicle and found that the wiring harness that was located near the front passenger side tire had burned out. Also I remember that the trailer towing light fuses are in the relay box. It's right near the drivers side door under the dash board. Using the round knob, open this box and remove the cover.
Fuses should always be the first thing you check if your Astro is experiencing electrical difficulties because they are relatively easy and inexpensive to change yourself. I have replaced the distributor cap, coil wire, and the car has been with the mechanic numerous times. So I returned to trapp. This van is fully loaded, power everything, leather interior, paint job is great, everything works. Because the doors were locked we could not get them open. I had to have the vehicle towed to Chevrolet dealership and had cable replaced.
Monday morning August, 2, 2010 battery was dead purchased new February 2010. Drove vehicle without incident on August 1, 2010. Could bad gas or the ethanol be the problem? Some days it runs just fine and then others it cuts out repeatedly when we slow down or brake. I guess the thread title says it all. You can actually grab this excellent photo to your portable, netbook or pc.
Less normal is a bad connection in the fuse box, that takes a great deal more testing than can be described here. Everything seems to be happening as it should except that it will not start and run. I was still having the same problem. I then took my vehicle back to phil smith Chevrolet, and they said that the battery cables were bad. Discovered short located at the passenger side of the engine behind the steering linkage.
Torque the nuts to 27 inch lbs. I have a 2000 Chevy Astro van, and I have this problem that no one seems to be able to figure out, let alone fix. Also, a lot of … the functions that used to be protected by fuses are handled by relays in the same box. They ran a diagnostic and said that the alternator was bad. Posted on Jan 20, 2010 Donald, You did not state the model, so I posted the link for the models I found for chevy van fuse box. The fuse box in the cabin.
After the leakage has stopped loosen both lines completely, then remove the bracket. On occasion about once a month when I start it, the battery gauge stays in the red and all the lights are dim. Some Chevrolets have multiple fuse boxes in the engine bay, so be sure to find the fuse s in question. In the lower left corner of the fuse box as you face it, will be a large green 30 amp fuse in the first row. Can't use the inside or outside handle now. I then changed the fuel filter, distributor cap, and rotor myself.
The basics check out fine: good, strong spark at the wires, 60-65 psi of fuel pressure, and I even pulled the plenum to verify fuel is firing from the injectors. I can drive for a couple hundred miles and nothing changes. Go back under the hood, grab hold of the four wires and start to wiggle them around to see if your headlights come on. I've taken it to a half dozen mechanics, none can diagnose the problem. If you manage to get the headlights to come on, so will your radio, instrument cluster and your van will start.