Consumer Review Video - 2001 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L V6 Extended Cargo Van

Car Displayed: 2001 Chevrolet Astro 4.3L V6 Extended Cargo Van

The 2001 Chevrolet Astro is a moderately easy vehicle to maintain and a good choice for any vehicle owner. Changing the engine air filter with reliability is no problem, as you only have to disengage a few fasteners for access to the filter. These fasteners are easy to disengage. The engine coolant reservoir is easily visible in the engine bay. This will allow you to check and replenish the fluid level on a regular basis. The engine fuse box is easy to access in the engine bay. The cover removes with ease and this fuse box does include a fuse puller.

Some things are problematic on the 2001 Chevrolet Astro. You will have to completely remove the bulb housing for access to the parking light. This will require more tools than usual. Changing the tail light bulb will also require you to remove the entire bulb housing. The tools necessary may not be readily available for a repair. The transmission fluid dipstick can be slightly difficult to pull out as it is small and located in the back of the engine bay.

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