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CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO Problems with Engine & Engine Cooling

 
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1998 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 1998 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 1998 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 (102 Complaints)
Date reported Jul 22, 2001
Location RALEIGH, NC
Manufacturer General Motors LLC
Vehicle 1998 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 1
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Consumer Letter
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VEHICLE SPORADICALLY HESITATES ON ACCELERATION. DOES NOT MATTER IF ENGINE IS COLD OR WARM. SYMPTOMS ALSO HAPPEN AT SPEED AND IT FEELS LIKE THE ENGINE IS NOT RECEIVING ENOUGH GASOLINE TO OPERATE AT SPEED. ENGINE HAS SHUT OFF BY ITSELF AT IDLE IN GEAR TWO TIMES. COMPUTER HAS NOT SET ANY CODES. PLUGS AND WIRES REPLACED. NO HELP WITH THE PROBLEM. ENGINE WILL USUALLY TURN TO NORMAL WITHIN 15 TO 20 SECONDS OF EPISODE. DURING EPISODE PRESSURE ON GAS PEDAL DOES NOT RESULT IN ACCELERATION. MECHANIC RELUCTANT TO REPLACE COMPONENTS (I.E TPS, EGR, ETC.) SINCE NO CODES HAVE APPEARED AND CONFIDENCE LOW AS TO WHICH COMPONET (IF ANY) IS CAUSING THE PROBLEM. PROBLEM PARTICULARLY BOTHERSOME WHEN PULLING INTO TRAFFIC AS VEHICLE WILL NOT ALWAYS ACCELERATE TO SPEED AS ANTICIPATED. ****SII IVOQ ENTRY POSTER AFTER 12/12/02 CUT-OVER TO ARTEM***764525

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