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10.0

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

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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1996 Chevrolet Caprice transmission problems

transmission problem

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1996 Chevrolet Caprice Owner Comments

problem #4

Sep 281999

(reported on)

Caprice

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

When the vehicle is put into reverse the engine stalls and dies. The dealer has inspected the vehicle and was not able to duplicate the porblem.

- Washington, DC, USA

problem #3

Jan 051999

Caprice

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle experiencing ongoing/ intermittent problem with engine stalling. Whenever vehicle is put in reverse the vehicle would cut off. Dealer notified and made some repairs. Replaced computer module. However, problem has reoccurred.

- Galign, MI, USA

problem #2

Jul 201997

(reported on)

Caprice

  • miles
There is a delay between gear shifts and the transmission and the differential slam into gear creating a "clunking noise". problem began with 1,000 miles on vehicle.

- Corona, CA, USA

problem #1

Dec 141995

(reported on)

Caprice

  • miles
Auto-transmission; vehicle will not respond once engaged in reverse, will lock down w/some warning from console.

- Greenvale, SC, USA

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