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2.6

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
56,000 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 engine problems

engine problem

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1996 Chevrolet Lumina Owner Comments

problem #2

Nov 012005

Lumina 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 112,000 miles

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

The contact stated the accelerator cable frayed. The contact took vehicle to local mechanic for diagnosis. Upon inspection, the mechanic determined that the cable was frayed and unraveling. The mechanic was in contact with the manufacturer several times. The part needed for repairs was not available. The contact has been waiting three weeks for the availability of the part. Currently, no repairs have been made. Updated 12/27/05.

- Prince Frederick, MD, USA

problem #1

Apr 061997

Lumina

  • miles
While driving vehicle about (45) mph the accelerator cable broke and all power in vehicle became lost. Driver was able to steer vehicle off the road safely. Accelerator cable was replaced by dealer.

- Daven Port, IA, USA

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