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fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
118,500 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace lower intake manifold gasket (2 reports)
1996 Chevrolet Lumina cooling system problems

cooling system problem

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1996 Chevrolet Lumina Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 202004

Lumina 3.1L V6 M

  • Automatic transmission
  • 157,000 miles


Well here we go again. Replacing the manifold gasket for the second time. This time though I will be using an updated gasket kit from my good friend who is the parts manager at the local Chevy dealer. I also am using GM Silicone rubber to go across the ends so I know I will not have an oil leak to contend with (good stuff). Made sure I cleaned everything up good so not to worry about having to do this again.

- , Buena Vista, VA, USA

problem #1

Jun 132000

Lumina 3.1L V6 M

  • Automatic transmission
  • 80,000 miles

1st owner did this one so I don't know how much it cost but did get to hear about it from him

- , Buena Vista, VA, USA

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