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CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO Problems with Engine & Engine Cooling

 
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2000 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2000 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 2000 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 (236 Complaints)
Date reported Jun 01, 2009
Location BIDDEFORD, ME
Manufacturer GENERAL MOTORS CORP.
Vehicle 2000 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 0
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Email
All Complaints

TL CONTACT OWNS A 2000 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO. AFTER DRIVING 40 MPH, THE CONTACT SMELLS BURNING OIL AND OCCASIONALLY NOTICES SMOKE UNDER THE HOOD OF THE VEHICLE. HE RECEIVED A RECALL NOTICE FOR NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID NUMBER 09V116000 (ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING). THE REMEDY WAS TO REMOVE THE SPARK PLUG WIRE RETENTION CHANNEL AT THE FRONT OF THE ENGINE AND INSTALL TWO NEW SPARK PLUG WIRE RETAINERS. THE CONTACT BELIEVES THAT THIS WILL NOT REPAIR THE ACTUAL DEFECT AND THE LEAK WILL STILL OCCUR. HE BELIEVES THAT THE RECALL SHOULD OFFER A PERMANENT REPAIR TO STOP THE LEAKAGE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 50,000 AND CURRENT MILEAGE WAS 137,674.

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