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10.0

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

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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1996 Chevrolet Lumina brakes problems

brakes problem

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1996 Chevrolet Lumina Owner Comments

problem #6

Oct 271997

(reported on)

Lumina

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Burning odor when brakes are applied.

- East Highland, CA, USA

problem #5

Aug 051996

Lumina

  • miles
Brakes continually failing to engage almost resulting in collision on several occasions.

- Puyallup, WA, USA

problem #4

Mar 291997

Lumina

  • miles
Since ownership consumer has experienced braking problems, not engaging properly.

- Puyallup, WA, USA

problem #3

Mar 011996

Lumina

  • miles

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

When starting the vehicle a grinding noise comes when pressing the braking system at all times and the pedal, causing extended stopping distance which can cause an accident.

- Baltimore, MD, USA

problem #2

May 161996

Lumina

  • miles
In wet and dry weather the brakes don't stop car, it slows it down. Consumer states vehicle glides to a stop. Starter makes strange noise. Mounting bolt missing from radio causing rattling noise. Door lock assembly works improperly. Window sticking, dealer adjusted upper door and window moldings along track.

- Wadsworth, OH, USA

problem #1

Mar 141995

Lumina

  • miles
Experiencing noise, burning smell and brake fluid leak; causes jerking/locking feeling on occasion.

- Santa Clarit, CA, USA

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