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4.7

definitely annoying
Typical Repair Cost:
$94.00
Average Mileage:
118,000 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace fuel tank cap (2 reports)
  2. not sure (1 reports)
1999 Chevrolet Prizm engine problems

engine problem

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1999 Chevrolet Prizm Owner Comments

problem #3

Jan 142008

Prizm 3.2L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 125,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

One mechanic said it was an air leak but couldn't find it. Another mechanic said it was the computer and would be $700 minimum to fix but couldn't guarantee anything.

- , Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #2

Oct 042007

(reported on)

Prizm

  • Automatic transmission
  • 89,000 miles

Engine light continued to appear after replacing gas cap.

- , Catasauqua, PA, USA

problem #1

Dec 182006

(reported on)

Prizm 1.8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 140,000 miles

The check engine light on my 1999 Chevrolet Prizm has been coming on periodically for the past 3-4 years. Everytime I take it into the Chevrolet dealership, they tell me the fuel tank cap needs to be replaced. They charge me 30-50 dollars every time. After about 6-8 months, the check engine light comes on again. I have to go in to get the fuel cap replaced again. I am getting pretty fustrated with this. I don't really understand why the cap needs to be replaced (it seems fine to me). And I REALLY don't understand why the problem keeps coming back.

- , Powder Springs, GA, USA

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