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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
205,000 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.

2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo electrical problems

electrical problem

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2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 032014

Monte Carlo

  • 205,000 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. The contact stated that the sun roof connector plugs, which were connected to the motor, melted and produced smoke. Additionally, the interior lights, instrument panel lights, and the lighting for some of the radio components failed. The vehicle was taken to a dealer, but was not diagnosed. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 205,000.

- Clarksville, IN, USA

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