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2003 awd astro thumping noise comming from rear

After breaking and slowing down to about 10 to 15 mph and after the van is warmed up i hear a thumping noise comming from the rear

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I just wondering have you follow the answer that the dude advise you to change the oil gear ? does it work?

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Put high quality gear oil in the metal filler cap on the rear end if that dont work it could be that your rear end is shot

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SOURCE: Need to change thermostat in 01' Chevy Astro Van

It is located where the big hose comming out of your radiator connects to top of engine. Remove hose from engine your thermostat is undernieth

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SOURCE: Sticky throttle on 200 Chevy Astro

There was a recall on the throttle body blade on the 4.3 a few years back for the throttle body to stick in the close position. Yours being 9 years old makes me think that there not going to do anything for it but give you the solution to the sticky throttle blade.
The solution was to change the blade. You can try cleaning the throttle body blade by spraying throttle body cleaner in to the barrel of the throttle body. If you look down, you'll see the carbon build up and it may just need and good cleaning. 
If that does not work, you can buy a new Throttle body blade which is only held on by two screws on the throttle blade shaft.

Start with cleaning the blade and throttle body with throttle body cleaner. Just follow the instruction and you'll be fine. 
Keep me posted and good luck.

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SOURCE: 2002 Chevy Astro van front end makes grinding noise

sounds like a possible wheel bearing issue or brake pad issue!!! i would definatly have this looked at, but in the meantime, make sure that it isnt just a backing plate contacting the rotor ...hope this was helpful!!

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SOURCE: 2000 astro van running bad

gm has a tecnical service bulleten out it affects all astro s and blazer s remove distrbuter cap and rotor clean out breather holes in base of dist 2 total replace with new cap and rotor 70dollars for both moisture builds up in dist cap causing the problem.

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