4.7

definitely annoying
Typical Repair Cost:
$760.00
Average Mileage:
102,333 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace catalytic converter (2 reports)
  2. replace exhaust system (1 reports)
2001 Chevrolet Prizm exhaust system problems

exhaust system problem

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2001 Chevrolet Prizm Owner Comments

problem #3

Jul 182007

(reported on)

Prizm 1.8L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 125,000 miles

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

This problem was due to excessive oil burn which ate up the catalytic converter and exhaust. The post o2 sensor in the cat failed first and that was $110 to just get that and you had to take out the pass seat to replace it which was a pain in the ass. Even though it is supposed to be stainless steel it was a bad circumstance. I feel like I was sold a piece of crap and lied too.

- , Middletown, OH, USA

problem #2

Nov 212006

(reported on)

Prizm

  • Automatic transmission
  • 102,000 miles

The catalytic converter failed at 102,000 miles. I've never had to replace this on a car.

- , Winston-Salem, NC, USA

problem #1

Jul 182006

(reported on)

Prizm

  • 80,000 miles

Catalytic converter has gone bad ... at only 72000 miles. Black soot on bumper and trunklid above the exhaust.

- , Overland Park, KS, USA

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