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CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO - 2005 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO Problems & Complaints

 
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There are 86 complaints filed for the 2005 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO

Below is a list of complaints & problems filed against the 2005 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO. These 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. If you like to file an official complaint for the 2005 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO, you can do so by calling the NHTSA Mon-Fri 8am to 8pm at 888-327-4236, TTY: 800-424-9153. You can also file your complaint online by clicking here. Your complaint will be added to the NHTSA complaints database after a thorough review. If a trend is discovered, an investigation will be opened by the ODI.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

6/21/2012 - GREELEY, CO
A YR. AFT. I BOUGHT MY 2005 MONTE CARLO, THINGS BEGAN GOING WRONG WITH IT. FIRST 2 THINGS TO GO:THE CRUISE CONTROL & RE-WINDOW DEFROSTER. THE NEXT YR, WHILE DRIVING AT NIGHT ON THE INTERSTATE, I SWITCHED MY LIGHTS TO BRIGHTS & WITHIN SECONDS I HAD NO LIGHTS AT ALL! THIS COULD OF CAUSED A VERY BAD ACCIDENT, I WAS ABLE TO QUICKLY SWITCH THE LIGHTS BACK TO DIM & LUCKILY THEY CAME BACK ON. SINCE THEN, I NO LONGER USE THE BRIGHT LIGHTS, FOR FEAR OF MY LIGHTS NOT COMING BACK ON. THEN IT SEEMED LIKE EVERYTHING WENT HAYWIRE AFTER THAT, ODOMETER SHOWED THAT I WAS GOING 110, GAS GAUGE QUIT & TEMP GAUGE REGISTERED PAST 260. NOT A FUN NIGHT TO BE DRIVING, NOT KNOWING MY CORRECT SPEED, HOW MUCH GAS I HAD, IF MY CAR WAS GOING TO OVERHEAT OR HAVE NO LIGHTS! SINCE 6/15/2012 THE TACH NOW REGISTERS BETWEEN 6000-7000 RPMS & NONE OF THE GAUGES ARE WORKING PROPERLY. MY CAR ALSO SMELLS LIKE IT HAS AN EXHAUST OR FUEL LEAK WHICH COMES THRU THE VENTS, IT MAKES ME SICK & GIVES ME HEADACHES. I TOOK IT TO A DEALER A YR. AGO, PAID $98.00 FOR THEM TO TELL ME THEY COULDN'T FIND A PROBLEM. TO THIS DAY, MY CAR STILL SMELLS LIKE GASOLINE, I PRAY IT DOESN'T CATCH ON FIRE. TONIGHT I'VE BEEN RESEARCHING THESE PROBLEMS & FOUND THAT THE FAULTY GAUGES IS A VERY COMMON PROBLEM WITH THESE CARS & QUITE EXPENSIVE TO FIX. I FEEL CHEVY SHOULD BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR REPAIRING THIS PROBLEM & ALL THE OTHERS, AFTER ALL THEY'RE THE ONES WHO BUILT A CAR WITH MANY SERIOUS PROBLEMS. THIS IS VERY UNFAIR FOR THE MANY CONSUMERS OUT THERE WHO HAVE SPENT THEIR HARD EARNED MONEY TO BUY THIS CAR. NOT EVERYONE CAN AFFORD TO GET THIS FIXED ALONG WITH PAYING THE CAR PAYMENT. I DON'T UNDERSTAND WHY THEY CAN'T BE MADE TO TAKE CARE OF THIS. WHAT WOULD HAVE TO HAPPEN IN ORDER TO MAKE THEM PAY? WHAT'S LISTED ABOVE? A CRASH, FIRE, INJURY OR DEATH? SHOULDN'T HAVE TO BE THAT WAY, SOMETHING NEEDS TO BE DONE BEFORE ANY OF THAT HAPPENS!

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING

6/21/2012 - GREELEY, CO
A YR. AFT. I BOUGHT MY 2005 MONTE CARLO, THINGS BEGAN GOING WRONG WITH IT. FIRST 2 THINGS TO GO:THE CRUISE CONTROL & RE-WINDOW DEFROSTER. THE NEXT YR, WHILE DRIVING AT NIGHT ON THE INTERSTATE, I SWITCHED MY LIGHTS TO BRIGHTS & WITHIN SECONDS I HAD NO LIGHTS AT ALL! THIS COULD OF CAUSED A VERY BAD ACCIDENT, I WAS ABLE TO QUICKLY SWITCH THE LIGHTS BACK TO DIM & LUCKILY THEY CAME BACK ON. SINCE THEN, I NO LONGER USE THE BRIGHT LIGHTS, FOR FEAR OF MY LIGHTS NOT COMING BACK ON. THEN IT SEEMED LIKE EVERYTHING WENT HAYWIRE AFTER THAT, ODOMETER SHOWED THAT I WAS GOING 110, GAS GAUGE QUIT & TEMP GAUGE REGISTERED PAST 260. NOT A FUN NIGHT TO BE DRIVING, NOT KNOWING MY CORRECT SPEED, HOW MUCH GAS I HAD, IF MY CAR WAS GOING TO OVERHEAT OR HAVE NO LIGHTS! SINCE 6/15/2012 THE TACH NOW REGISTERS BETWEEN 6000-7000 RPMS & NONE OF THE GAUGES ARE WORKING PROPERLY. MY CAR ALSO SMELLS LIKE IT HAS AN EXHAUST OR FUEL LEAK WHICH COMES THRU THE VENTS, IT MAKES ME SICK & GIVES ME HEADACHES. I TOOK IT TO A DEALER A YR. AGO, PAID $98.00 FOR THEM TO TELL ME THEY COULDN'T FIND A PROBLEM. TO THIS DAY, MY CAR STILL SMELLS LIKE GASOLINE, I PRAY IT DOESN'T CATCH ON FIRE. TONIGHT I'VE BEEN RESEARCHING THESE PROBLEMS & FOUND THAT THE FAULTY GAUGES IS A VERY COMMON PROBLEM WITH THESE CARS & QUITE EXPENSIVE TO FIX. I FEEL CHEVY SHOULD BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR REPAIRING THIS PROBLEM & ALL THE OTHERS, AFTER ALL THEY'RE THE ONES WHO BUILT A CAR WITH MANY SERIOUS PROBLEMS. THIS IS VERY UNFAIR FOR THE MANY CONSUMERS OUT THERE WHO HAVE SPENT THEIR HARD EARNED MONEY TO BUY THIS CAR. NOT EVERYONE CAN AFFORD TO GET THIS FIXED ALONG WITH PAYING THE CAR PAYMENT. I DON'T UNDERSTAND WHY THEY CAN'T BE MADE TO TAKE CARE OF THIS. WHAT WOULD HAVE TO HAPPEN IN ORDER TO MAKE THEM PAY? WHAT'S LISTED ABOVE? A CRASH, FIRE, INJURY OR DEATH? SHOULDN'T HAVE TO BE THAT WAY, SOMETHING NEEDS TO BE DONE BEFORE ANY OF THAT HAPPENS!

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

3/5/2012 - BIRMINGHAM, AL
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2005 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE INSTRUMENTAL PANEL FAILED AND THE CONTACT WAS UNABLE TO READ THE SPEEDOMETER, FUEL GAUGE OR THE TACHOMETER. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER WHO INSPECTED THE VEHICLE AND LOCATED THE FAILURE AT THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED AND THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 69,000 AND THE CURRENT MILEAGE WAS 78,000. UPDATED 03/28/12 UPDATED 03/30/12

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL

3/5/2012 - BIRMINGHAM, AL
THE CONTACT OWNS A 2005 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE INSTRUMENTAL PANEL FAILED AND THE CONTACT WAS UNABLE TO READ THE SPEEDOMETER, FUEL GAUGE OR THE TACHOMETER. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER WHO INSPECTED THE VEHICLE AND LOCATED THE FAILURE AT THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED AND THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 69,000 AND THE CURRENT MILEAGE WAS 78,000. UPDATED 03/28/12 UPDATED 03/30/12

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

2/24/2012 - BRISTOL, VA
2005 MONTE CARLO OVER HEATS,SECOND YEAR I BOUGHT THE CAR. REPLACE A NUMBER OF THINGS. GAS GAUGE DOES NOT WORK,SPEED GAUGE DOES NOT WORK,REAR DEFROST DOES NOT WORK. THIS IS 2012 AND I BOUGHT IT IN 2005. TIL THIS DAY THE CAR IS STILL OVER HEATING. THE CAR IS A LEMON. WHEN YOU HAVE A CAR FOR SEVEN YEARS,AND HAVE TO KEEP FINANCING. TO MAKE PAYMENTS AND FULL COVERAGE INSURANCE AND TO FIX THE CAR, AND DON'T GET TO DRIVE THE CAR FOR ALMOST TWO YEARS. YOU LOSE RESPECT FOR THE COMPANY THAT BUILT THIS MODEL.THE MANUFACTURER OUGHT TO PAY ME FOR TAKING THEIR LEMON OFF THEIR HANDS. WHAT EVER WE FIX THE CAR WILL RUN, BUT NOT LONG AND THE LIST GOES ON.

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

2/24/2012 - BRISTOL, VA
2005 MONTE CARLO OVER HEATS,SECOND YEAR I BOUGHT THE CAR. REPLACE A NUMBER OF THINGS. GAS GAUGE DOES NOT WORK,SPEED GAUGE DOES NOT WORK,REAR DEFROST DOES NOT WORK. THIS IS 2012 AND I BOUGHT IT IN 2005. TIL THIS DAY THE CAR IS STILL OVER HEATING. THE CAR IS A LEMON. WHEN YOU HAVE A CAR FOR SEVEN YEARS,AND HAVE TO KEEP FINANCING. TO MAKE PAYMENTS AND FULL COVERAGE INSURANCE AND TO FIX THE CAR, AND DON'T GET TO DRIVE THE CAR FOR ALMOST TWO YEARS. YOU LOSE RESPECT FOR THE COMPANY THAT BUILT THIS MODEL.THE MANUFACTURER OUGHT TO PAY ME FOR TAKING THEIR LEMON OFF THEIR HANDS. WHAT EVER WE FIX THE CAR WILL RUN, BUT NOT LONG AND THE LIST GOES ON.

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FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

9/21/2011 - SACRAMENTO, CA
ALL OF THE GAUGES HAVE COMPLETELY GONE OUT IN MY 2005 CHEVY MONTE CARLO SS SUPERCHARGED INCLUDING THE SPEEDOMETER, GAS GAUGE, TEMPERATURE GAUGE, OIL GAUGE, ETC.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL

9/21/2011 - SACRAMENTO, CA
ALL OF THE GAUGES HAVE COMPLETELY GONE OUT IN MY 2005 CHEVY MONTE CARLO SS SUPERCHARGED INCLUDING THE SPEEDOMETER, GAS GAUGE, TEMPERATURE GAUGE, OIL GAUGE, ETC.

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VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

6/20/2011 - WYANDOTTE, , MI
HEATER BLOWER MOTOR FIRE'S ON 2005 CHEVY MONTE CARLO LS, REPLACED TWICE !!! FIRE BOTH TIMES. THE FIRST TIME WAS PROBABLY AROUND 18,000 MILES OR SO. THEN THE SECOND TIME WAS AROUND 27,000 MILES OR SO. (I WOULD HAVE TO FIND MY RECIEPTS TO VERIFY EXACTLY). BUT, BOTH TIMES THE CAR'S BLOWER MOTOR WAS ON FIRE !!! ALOT OF SMOKE, THICK ELECTRICAL BURNING SMELL. A MAN CAME OVER TO HELP ME (AS I AM HANDICAPPED BY POLIO, AND COULD NOT GET OUT OF MY CAR MYSELF), AFTER IT HAD BEEN BURNING FOR ABOUT 1/2 HOUR , THE MAN POURED WATER INTO THE FIREWALL AREA THAT WAS BURNING, IT STILL TOOK ABOUT ANOTHER HALF HOUR TO TRY TO STOP THE FIRE. BUT ONLY THE FAN MOTOR AND CLOSE VACINITY BURNED. BUT IT COULD HAVE BEEN WORSE IF THAT MAN HAD NOT COME ALONG AND POURED BOTTLE WATER ON IT REPEATEDLY FOR MANY, MANY TRIES BEFORE EXTINGUISHING THE FIRE. MY CAR WAS REPAIRED AT WHERE I PURCHASED THE MONTE CARLO NEW.". RIGHT NOW (6-20-11) I HAVE ONLY 28,000 MILES ON THIS 2005 MONTE CARLO. I HAVE ALSO, JUST HAD TO REPLACE THE WIPER MOTOR., A FEW WEEKS AGO. !!! THESE SHOULD BE RECALLED AND GM SHOULD HAVE TO MAKE THESE REPAIRS OR REFUND THE MONEY THAT PEOPLE LIKE ME HAVE ALREADY SHELLED OUT FOR THESE VERY COSTLY REPAIRS !!! NOW...I ALSO HAVE PROBLEMS WITH MY SPEEDOMETER NOT WORKING RIGHT. AND GAS GAUGE, "THE ENTIRE CLUSTER IS BAD, AT AN APPROXIMATE COST OF AROUND $600.00 (SIX HUNDRED DOLLARS). THIS ALSO SHOULD BE RECALLED FOR SAFETY. MY SPEEDOMETER MIGHT SHOW 90 MPH WHEN I KNOW I AM GOING MAYBE 40. OR IT MIGHT SHOW 20, WHEN I'M ON THE HIGHWAY DOING ABOUT 70 !!! SOMETIMES THE SPEEDOMETER GOES ALL THE WAY AROUND - PAST 120MPH . YESTERDAY, WHEN I STOPPED MY CAR IN THE DRIVEWAY, IT SHOWED I WAS STILL GOING 60 MPH WHILE SITTING STILL IN MY DRIVEWAY. HELP PLEASE, MAKE GM RECALL AND RE-IMBURSE PEOPLE FOR THESE REPAIRS !!! INFORMATION REDACTED PURSUANT TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6) *

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

6/20/2011 - WYANDOTTE, , MI
HEATER BLOWER MOTOR FIRE'S ON 2005 CHEVY MONTE CARLO LS, REPLACED TWICE !!! FIRE BOTH TIMES. THE FIRST TIME WAS PROBABLY AROUND 18,000 MILES OR SO. THEN THE SECOND TIME WAS AROUND 27,000 MILES OR SO. (I WOULD HAVE TO FIND MY RECIEPTS TO VERIFY EXACTLY). BUT, BOTH TIMES THE CAR'S BLOWER MOTOR WAS ON FIRE !!! ALOT OF SMOKE, THICK ELECTRICAL BURNING SMELL. A MAN CAME OVER TO HELP ME (AS I AM HANDICAPPED BY POLIO, AND COULD NOT GET OUT OF MY CAR MYSELF), AFTER IT HAD BEEN BURNING FOR ABOUT 1/2 HOUR , THE MAN POURED WATER INTO THE FIREWALL AREA THAT WAS BURNING, IT STILL TOOK ABOUT ANOTHER HALF HOUR TO TRY TO STOP THE FIRE. BUT ONLY THE FAN MOTOR AND CLOSE VACINITY BURNED. BUT IT COULD HAVE BEEN WORSE IF THAT MAN HAD NOT COME ALONG AND POURED BOTTLE WATER ON IT REPEATEDLY FOR MANY, MANY TRIES BEFORE EXTINGUISHING THE FIRE. MY CAR WAS REPAIRED AT WHERE I PURCHASED THE MONTE CARLO NEW.". RIGHT NOW (6-20-11) I HAVE ONLY 28,000 MILES ON THIS 2005 MONTE CARLO. I HAVE ALSO, JUST HAD TO REPLACE THE WIPER MOTOR., A FEW WEEKS AGO. !!! THESE SHOULD BE RECALLED AND GM SHOULD HAVE TO MAKE THESE REPAIRS OR REFUND THE MONEY THAT PEOPLE LIKE ME HAVE ALREADY SHELLED OUT FOR THESE VERY COSTLY REPAIRS !!! NOW...I ALSO HAVE PROBLEMS WITH MY SPEEDOMETER NOT WORKING RIGHT. AND GAS GAUGE, "THE ENTIRE CLUSTER IS BAD, AT AN APPROXIMATE COST OF AROUND $600.00 (SIX HUNDRED DOLLARS). THIS ALSO SHOULD BE RECALLED FOR SAFETY. MY SPEEDOMETER MIGHT SHOW 90 MPH WHEN I KNOW I AM GOING MAYBE 40. OR IT MIGHT SHOW 20, WHEN I'M ON THE HIGHWAY DOING ABOUT 70 !!! SOMETIMES THE SPEEDOMETER GOES ALL THE WAY AROUND - PAST 120MPH . YESTERDAY, WHEN I STOPPED MY CAR IN THE DRIVEWAY, IT SHOWED I WAS STILL GOING 60 MPH WHILE SITTING STILL IN MY DRIVEWAY. HELP PLEASE, MAKE GM RECALL AND RE-IMBURSE PEOPLE FOR THESE REPAIRS !!! INFORMATION REDACTED PURSUANT TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6) *

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