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Old 05-16-2019, 11:27 AM   #1
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Chevy Express 3500 Diesel 2WD... Low Miles.

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Old 05-16-2019, 01:24 PM   #2
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FYI - The Express prior to 2006 has the old 6.5L non-Duramax diesel. If there's one motor less reliable than the 6.0 PSD, this might be it. At least its easier to work on though.
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Old 05-17-2019, 08:11 AM   #3
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Chevy Express 3500 Diesel 2WD... Low Miles.

Well that’s a little bit harsh, it’s a very dependable engine with a very undependable fuel pump control module. Lol! There’s a number of aftermarket “fixes” available. Some divorce the module from the pump and mount it up on the firewall. Definitely makes it easier to change. The Stanadyne injection pump itself isn’t toooo problematic and is still readily available. My $0.02
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Old 05-19-2019, 02:17 PM   #4
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Fix the fuel pump issue on a 6.5 and they are a very reliable diesel engine.

Not a lot of power or aftermarket support however they can be made very reliable and a good choice in a van that is NOT going to used as a tow vehicle.
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