This truck is known for the gas pump going out and boy what a pain in butt that was to take off the bed to get to the tank and whatnot. Idaho National Laboratory operated for the U. It is plenty wide to also accommodate hauling lawn mowers and bikes. The interior was also updated in 1998 along with internal combustion models, adding a. Any changes, however minimal, were reported to have had a positive influence on reducing the truck's resistance.
It was an variant of 's. On all battery types, a passive battery monitoring and management system was used; this meant that excess energy was wasted from cells with a higher charge, while the remainder of the cells reach the same state of charge. Poor quality for just about everything you could imagine. It allows me to bring all my aluminum cans to the scrape yard without any problems. The pictures online showed the truck as clean and well cared for. The heater will operate when ambient temperature falls below 37 °F 3 °C.
It was super fast and felt more like a v8 engine than anything. . The most vexing issue was with intermittent starts. Since it was a weekend and we needed to get this done. Each battery is in a 3P2S arrangement, giving 16 volts and 180 Ah capacity. Since it was a weekend and we needed to get this done. I like that it had air conditioning.
It was a lower riding truck stick shift, lots of power. Also the alternator went quite a few times, which I am guessing is due to faulty wiring over time. The transmission went out, but since it was used I have no idea how it was treated. I purchased this vehicle from an online site. I like that it had air conditioning. Because battery performance varies greatly with temperature, the heat pump supplies cooling to the batteries during charging when necessary. No one could seem to find anything wrong with the car.
I had the car looked at by several services shops including a dealer. With just 13,633 miles on the odometer, a flat tire, several years of neglect and what we assume is a completely dead battery pack, the truck still. Above you can find extended video, while details can be found directly at. It took repeated trips to service shop and many needless repairs before. I like the build of the truck except for the drive shaft.
Since I've ran into all these issues with the car I've been a bit sour. As a result, a few Electric S-10s can still be found in use today. I do love the way it handles when you drive it. Chevrolet S-10 Electric Pickup Truck On Government Liquidation Site How much would you pay for a tired 1997 Chevrolet S-10 pickup, especially one of unknown condition? We loaded up the back. Let us know in the Comments below. External links Wikimedia Commons has media related to.
It allows me to bring all my aluminum cans to the scrape yard without any problems. The back end of the truck was very light though and I found myself spinning out every time it rained, which was a pain. I like the build of the truck except for the drive shaft. Sometimes I would feel like it drop an eight a tank of gas just starting it. But why did the electric equivalent of an old clunker command such a high price? I like that I was a pickup truck. I like that it was only a 4 cylinder, which I was hoping would save on gas mileage. So it's hard for me to recommend this vehicle to someone else unless they are handy and can fix all the issues themselves.
It was introduced in 1997, updated in 1998, and then discontinued. Its a very comfortable truck and I think the body of the truck has lasted and stood up to lots of weather conditions in the last couple of years. Most of the action is at 16x real-time. One of the lucky 60 to miss the crusher, was. I like the size of the truck and wouldn't want one any bigger. The pictures online showed the truck as clean and well cared for.
The fleet life of many of these ended in 2007 and 2008. I also have endured little oil leaks from the oil pan but nothing major. Overall I like Chevy trucks and will continue to do so because of the quality they have. I like the size of the truck and wouldn't want one any bigger. If I sell some of the old Lead Acid batteries I may slightly reduce that cost.