Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety.

Print this page


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
124,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1998 Chevrolet Lumina brakes problems

brakes problem

Find something helpful? Spread the word.
Get notified about new defects, investigations, recalls & lawsuits for the 1998 Chevrolet Lumina:

Unsubscribe any time. We don't sell/share your email.

1998 Chevrolet Lumina Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 262012

Lumina 6-cyl

  • 124,000 miles


The contact owns a 1998 Chevrolet Lumina. The contact stated that while driving 50 mph, the brakes lines fractured. The vehicle was taken to a private mechanic who diagnosed that the metal brakes lines were rusted. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The failure and current mileage was 124,000. Updated 08-09-12 the consumer would like to have his complaint removed. He stated will be working directly with GM regarding the issue. Updated 08/09/12.

- Avon, CT, USA

Not what you are looking for?