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CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO Problems with Electrical System, Service Brakes Hydraulic

 
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1996 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 1996 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO. These complaints & problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. You may file your own complaint for the 1996 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO by calling the NHTSA Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm at (888) 327-4236, TTY: (800) 424-9153. You can also file your complaint online.

Vehicle Information (174 Complaints)
Date reported Feb 09, 1999
Location CLEVELAND, GA
Manufacturer General Motors LLC
Vehicle 1996 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 0
Crash involved
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source NHTSA Website
All Complaints

ENGINE CHECK LIGHT HAS CAME ON 5 TIMES. 2 TIMES THE DEALER CLAIMED THAT THEY COULD NOT DUPLICATE. 2 TIMES THEY HAVE REPLACED NUMEROUS SPARK PLUGS, AND 2 FUEL PRESSURE REGULATORS HAVE BEEN PUT ON THE CAR. THE GAS GUAGE UNIT HAS BEEN REPLACED BECAUSE OF FAILURE TO REGISTER HOW MUCH GAS WAS IN THE CAR. VEHICLE HAS SPUTTERED WHEN FIRST STARTED AND WHEN GOING DOWN THE ROAD. THE DEALER HAS FIXED THESE PROBLEMS. THE PROGRAM UNIT IN THE CAR HAS BEEN REPLACED BECAUSE OF THE SPUTTERING AND IDLING PROBLEM. THE CAR IS NOW EXPERIENCING HARD STARTS WHEN THE IGNITION HAS TO BE TURNED FOR ABOUT 5-6 SECONDS BEFORE THE CAR WILL CRANK. DEALERSHIP HAS BEEN NOTIFIED OF THIS, BUT HAS BEEN UNABLE TO FIX THE PROBLEM. BRAKE SYSTEM FAILED WHEN ROADS ARE WET AN D BRAKE PEDAL HAS TO BE PUSHED TO THE FLOOR FOR THE CAR TO STOP. ON THE OCCASIONS WHEN THE VEHICLE'S CHECK ENGINE LIGHT CAME ON AND THE VEHICLE WAS SPUTTERING, THE CODE PO300 APPEARED THE 5 TIMES THAT THE CAR HAS BEEN TAKEN TO THE DEALERSHIP FOR THIS. NUMEROUS SPARK PLUGS AND WIRES HAVE BEEN REPLACED POSSIBLY DUE TO SPUTTERING OF VEHICLE.

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