Chevrolet Astro owners have reported 10 problems related to differential unit (under the power train category). The most recently reported issues are listed below. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Chevrolet Astro based on all problems reported for the Astro.
Front differential failure on a 2000 chevy Astro awd with 63k miles. The total differential rebuild was required due to the bearing failure. I believe this failure could have caused a front wheel lock-up if the problem was not detected in time.
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02/01- differential failed, dealer estimate to repair $3000;02/01 - O2 sensor and seals failed; 08/00 - transmission failed;03/00 windshield leaks, was replaces; 03/00 rear doors leak, weatherstripping replaced;03/00 complained numerous times about front driver seat moving when brakes replaced;vehicle hesitates when gas pedal is pressed; when pressing on brake , you also press on gas pedal.
See all problems of the 1999 Chevrolet Astro.
Windshield wipers ice up with just a tiny bit of snow or sleet.
See all problems of the 1997 Chevrolet Astro.
No summary listed for abov evehicle.
At 35,000 miles had idle arm replaced, bad wheel alignment caused lose of four tires, at 40,000 had two idle arms and differential replaced.
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This rear differential unit has been replaced 3 time as a whole unit and three times it was tried to be repaired and the problem still persists. It has started when the vehicle was new(12000) miles,and it is still ongoing. The dealer and the factory has been contacted and are unwilling to help. Please let me know if im the only one with rear end problems on my Astro van,because thats what the dealer and factory tells me!! thank you in advance for your help!!.
Differential unit failed while driving. Consumer intermittently would hear a clonking noise from the rear of vehicle; vehicle was taken to dealer on three occasions, and was informed that nothing could be found. Differential is inoperative, and dealer repaired problem, paid part of the cost.
See all problems of the 1996 Chevrolet Astro.
Differential ring and pinion gear failed 5 times.
Differential is noisy.
Vehicles differential seal leaking.
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|Automatic Transmission problems||
|Transmission Failure problems||
|Differential Unit problems||
|Automatic Transmission Column Shift problems||
|Transfer Case problems||
|Automatic Transmission Park/neutral Start Switch problems||
|Power Train problems||
|Automatic Transmission Control Module problems||
|Axle Assembly problems||