2003 Astro seems to be running fine except

2003 Astro seems to be running fine except

Postby markmitchmarkmitch is online! [OP] » October 18th 2020, 3:34pm

Hello my wifes 2003 Astro we recently bought runs fine, seems to lack power when taking off takes forever to get up to speed. right now its at a local shop to have the motor mounts replaced. It is AWD added, new spark plugs and wires. New oil and filter. Any recommendations would be appreciated. I have always owned 1st gen stuff so I am a little lost here. No codes showing. I still have to change both the air filter and the fuel filter when it comes back from the shop. Thanks Mark
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Re: 2003 Astro seems to be running fine except

Postby AstroWill » October 19th 2020, 2:17pm

Low power can be a crap ton of stuff, start with the basics.

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Postby MechBob » October 19th 2020, 3:21pm

Sounds like it is starting off in 3rd gear.
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Re: 2003 Astro seems to be running fine except

Postby sixsix » October 19th 2020, 5:29pm

markmitch wrote: ... right now its at a local shop to have the motor mounts replaced.


say again... what ?
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Re: 2003 Astro seems to be running fine except

Postby markmitchmarkmitch is online! [OP] » October 19th 2020, 9:19pm

to do the motor mounts on an AWD without a lift is not possible for me due to back pain levels right now and wife wants her Van ASAP. So I took it to a friends shop he has a lift. I did the tune up, fuel filter, coolant flush, sensor swap and I will do the trans filter after it is registered which gives me time to recuperate. I pulled something in my lower back moving the 98 AWD frame by myself. (stupid right?)
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Postby dcsleeper » October 19th 2020, 10:08pm

lemme just move this half of the van over there. I'm 17 and drunk, right? :shock:
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