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CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO Problems with Engine

 
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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 Dec 17, 2013
Location JOHNS ISLAND , SC
Manufacturer General Motors LLC
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
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Complaint - Engine

THE CONTACT OWNS A 2000 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE ENGINE INTAKE MANIFOLD EXPLODED WHILE STARTING THE ENGINE. THE INTAKE MANIFOLD FRACTURED INTO PIECES AND SMOKE EMITTED FROM UNDER THE HOOD. THE CONTACT'S PERSONAL MECHANIC INSPECTED THE VEHICLE AND DISCOVERED THAT THE ENGINE REGULATOR VALVE HAD FAILED AND CAUSED FUEL TO PENETRATE THE ENGINE. THE VEHICLE WAS REPAIRED. THE AIR INTAKE THE MANIFOLD, GASKET, PRESSURE REGULATOR AND THE THROTTLE BODY WERE REPLACED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE AND CURRENT MILEAGE WAS 177,000.

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