1999 Chevrolet Astro

1999 Chevrolet Astro Prices
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1999 Chevrolet Astro Fuel Economy
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1999 Chevrolet Astro Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Moderate Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle include failure of the Fuel Injectors and the Crankshaft Position Sensor. Failure of the Crankshaft Position Sensor may prevent the vehicle from starting. A periodic problem on this vehicle is the failure of one of more components of the Ignition System. These components include the Distributor Cap, Ignition Coil and Ignition Control Module. The cost to clean the Fuel Injectors is $39.95 for parts and $97.50 for labor. The cost to replace the Crankshaft Position Sensor is $89.03 for parts and $32.50 for labor. The cost to replace the Distributor Cap is $41.00 and $45.50 for labor. The cost to replace the Ignition Coil is $55.43 and $65.00 for labor. The cost to replace the Ignition Control Module is $131.00 and $45.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Significant Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Transmission Valve Body and the Transmission Fluid Pressure (TFP) Switch. A periodic problem is the failure of the Reaction Sun Shell. The cost to replace the Transmission Valve Body is estimated at $485.00 for parts and $110.50 for labor. The cost to replace the TFP Switch is estimated at $70.54 for parts and $84.50 for labor. The cost to replace the Reaction Sun Shell is estimated at $43.00 for parts and $877.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Wheel Speed Sensor. The cost to clean the Wheel Speed Sensor is $84.50 for labor per wheel. Prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Starting & Charging

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Alternator that is part of the Charging System. The cost to replace the Alternator is estimated to be $250.00 and $58.00 for labor. Prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Accessories

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is the failure of the Fuel Gauge Sender that provides an input to the Fuel Gauge. The cost to replace the Fuel Gauge Sender is estimated to be $140.00 for parts and $136.50 for labor. Prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Overall

3 out of 5 3 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Reliability History
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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
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Engine Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Transmission & Driveline Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 3 out of 5 4 out of 5 3 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5
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