2012 Chevrolet Express Van Horn Stuck On Battery Goes Dead

This 2012 Chevrolet Express van came in with the complaint that the horn was stuck on and the the battery goes dead even though the horn has been disabled/disconnected. The customer could not accurately explain how the horn had been disconnected. I figured that the fuse or the relay must have been removed. The cover … Continue reading “2012 Chevrolet Express Van Horn Stuck On Battery Goes Dead”

2007 Chevy Express G1500 Van, Fuse #10, HVAC Fuse Blows

This 2007 Chevrolet Express G1500 van came in with the complaint that the A/C would not work. Neither the blower nor the compressor would come on. Looking at a wiring diagram revealed that fuse number 10 in the interior fuse box supplies power to both the compressor and blower control portions of the HVAC system. … Continue reading “2007 Chevy Express G1500 Van, Fuse #10, HVAC Fuse Blows”

GM Cars & Trucks 1960’s, 1970’s & 1980’s, Blower Inoperative Erratic

This vehicle came in with the complaint that the blower motor would work sometimes but recently it had gotten to where it did not work at all. I hardly ever see vehicles this old in my shop anymore. This is one problem that I have fixed dozens if not hundreds of times over the years … Continue reading “GM Cars & Trucks 1960’s, 1970’s & 1980’s, Blower Inoperative Erratic”

2000 Chevrolet Express Blower Not Working, Resistor Caught Fire

This 2000 Chevrolet Express van came in with the complaint that it had caught fire while sitting in a parking lot. Luckily the fire went out before any major damage was done. The source of the heat was the blower resistor and it’s harness connector but there was a lot more to the story than … Continue reading “2000 Chevrolet Express Blower Not Working, Resistor Caught Fire”

Replacing Worn Brushes In A Delphi Alternator

This alternator was removed from a 2002 Chevrolet Suburban. To replace the brushes in this alternator the rear plastic cover first has to be removed. There are several slots around the exterior surface of the black plastic cover. Using a small screwdriver inserted into the slot, pry out on the lower end to release the … Continue reading “Replacing Worn Brushes In A Delphi Alternator”

Blower Motor Systems For GM Manufactured Trucks, SUV’s and Vans 1995-2012

I have separated the information that I have for the model years 1995 through 2012. This list covers the following model trucks, suv’s and vans that were made by General Motors but sold under the Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Isuzu, Oldsmobile and Saab brands. The following list of vehicles use the same blower resistor and … Continue reading “Blower Motor Systems For GM Manufactured Trucks, SUV’s and Vans 1995-2012”

1997 GMC Savana Van, Changing The Blower Resistor

This 1997 GMC Savana van has a problem with the blower speed dropping without the switch being moved. The resistor as you can see in the picture below is quite easy to get to. It is under the hood on the passenger side of the vehicle. If you would click on the picture below to … Continue reading “1997 GMC Savana Van, Changing The Blower Resistor”

Intermittent Starter Operation 2002 GMC Savana Van

This van came in with a complaint of the starter only clicks when trying to crank ,sometimes. In checking out the problem I noticed that when it did crank it cranked normally. I went to the starter and checked signals. The battery cable to the starter had 12 volts at all times, normal. The “S” … Continue reading “Intermittent Starter Operation 2002 GMC Savana Van”

2002 Chevrolet Express Van Stoplights Inop / Erratic

Customer complaint of no stoplights or cruise control with park lights on. This repair applies to both Chevrolet Express vans and GMC Savanah vans from 1996 thru at least 2002. For replacement sockets please visit The Electric Connection Online Store or contact us by email at info@the-electric-connection.com The first picture shows the stoplight on without … Continue reading “2002 Chevrolet Express Van Stoplights Inop / Erratic”