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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
14,500 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1996 Chevrolet Lumina electrical problems

electrical problem

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1996 Chevrolet Lumina Owner Comments

problem #4

Aug 132006

Lumina 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 58,000 miles


1996 Chevrolet Lumina, brake lights not working except for in the rear window. If that bulb were to burn out, I would have no brake lights at all. I have discovered, and I am sure, that you are aware that this is a very common problem. Why has this not been corrected?

- Lawson, MO, USA

problem #3

Feb 012005

Lumina 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Loud tapping sound from engine when first started.

- Escondido, CA, USA

problem #2

Apr 082004

Lumina 6-cyl

  • miles
Experienced intermittent of power steering, lost steering control of the vehicle. Replaced rack and pinion. The vehicelk rack and pinion faield prior to receiving the recall notice. The driver's side power window motor failed, the alternator, air conditioning and windshield wiper assembly also failed.

- Saint Petersburg, FL, USA

problem #1

Feb 011996


  • miles
Electrical switch that opens the side door failed. Other electrical problems include cd exchanger, courtesy lights and driver's door switch.

- Unknown, UN, USA

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