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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 suspension problems

suspension problem

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1996 Chevrolet Caprice Owner Comments

problem #4

Jun 202004

Caprice

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

While driving at any speed consumer heard a loud knocking noise and the vehicle started to jerk. Consumer was able to maintain control of the vehicle, and drove it to the dealer for inspection. The mechanic determined that the upper and lower ball joints needed to be replaced.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #3

Aug 192001

Caprice

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Driver side lower control arm ball joint stud and nut were separated, R/R ball joint

- New York, NY, USA

problem #2

Aug 192001

Caprice

  • miles
I checked NHTSA's web sidt, my car was on recall list for that lower ball joint. I called GM, they said my car was not on recall list for that part.

- New York, NY, USA

problem #1

Jan 011997

Caprice

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Upper and lower ball joints snapped when vehicle was backing up and once when moving forward and making a left turn causing loss of steering ability. Nlm

- Warroad, MN, USA

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