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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1996 Chevrolet Caprice drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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1996 Chevrolet Caprice Owner Comments

problem #3

Jan 211999

Caprice

  • miles

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

Insufficient lubrication of the differential unit caused vehicle to fishtail and loss of control(lockup). Owner's manual does not state that vehicle lock up can occur if the fluid is not changed within the first 6,000 miles. Mjs

- Pensacola, FL, USA

problem #2

Jan 201999

Caprice

  • miles
Due to the diffential unit experiencing insufficient lubrication, lock-up (fishtailing) causing temp. Loss of control.

- Plano, TX, USA

problem #1

Jan 211999

Caprice

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While pulling out onto highway, vehicle started to fishtail violently. Rear end kept swinging back and forth. Policeman checked the problem. Dealer contacted, and stated a slipped differential. Problem still exists..et.

- Pensacola, FL, USA

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