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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 Lumina electrical problems

electrical problem

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1996 Chevrolet Lumina Owner Comments

problem #3

May 102000

Lumina

  • miles

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

Original battery failed 8/29/97, replaced under warranty. On 5/10/00 replacement leaked acid on cable, starter and engine. Florida dealer charged $410.12 to replace battery, cable and clean starter. Suspected cause, overheating. Battery is mounted over left front wheel well with cover allowing little if any cooling.

- Lady Lake, FL, USA

problem #2

May 291998

Lumina

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The starter motor has a defective clutch and the solenoid is attached, and eventually the vehicle will go dead/will not start. Had to be towed. The vehicle now makes a hissing noise when starting up. The dealer cannot duplicate the problem. Possibility it has to do with the keys or just the motor.

- Pittsburgh, PA, USA

problem #1

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

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