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CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO Problems with Service Brakes Hydraulic

 
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1999 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 1999 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 1999 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 (128 Complaints)
Date reported Apr 19, 2001
Location SMITHVILLE, MO
Manufacturer General Motors LLC
Vehicle 1999 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO
Transmission Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 2
Crash involved Y
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Email
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ABS OPERATED ERRATICALLY. FIRSTCRASH RESULTED WHEN CONSUMER ATTEMPTED TO STOP WHILE APPROACHING A STOP LIGHT TRAVELING AT APPROXIMATELY 35 TO 40 MPH UNDER COLD/WET WEATHER CONDITIONS, AND BRAKES FAILED TO ENGAGE. VEHICLE REAR ENDED ANOTHER VEHICLE. DEALERSHIP EXAMINED VEHICLE AT BEGINNING OF MARCH, AND FOUND NOTHING WRONG WITH ABS. ON MARCH 16TH, 2001, UNDER RAINY/ICY CONDITIONS, CONSUMER WAS TRAVELING AT APPROXIMATELY 30 TO 40 MPH WHEN SHE TRIED TO APPLY BRAKES. BRAKE PEDAL WENT TO THE FLOOR, AND BRAKING SYSTEM FAILED TO ENGAGE. VEHICLE WENT INTO A DITCH, CAUSING REAR END OF VEHICLE TO SWING AROUND INTO DITCH, AND CAUSING 3 TIRES TO FLATTEN, AND $9000.00 OF DAMAGE. CONSUMER HAS NOT BEEN IN POSSESSION OF VEHICLE SINCE SECOND OCCURRENCE. DEALERSHIP HAS PROVIDED CONSUMER WITH NO INFORMATION AS TO THE CAUSE OF THIS DEFECT. THE BRAKES FAIL COMPLETELY WHEN IT GETS WET AND COLD.

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