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3.0

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
47,600 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 lights problems

lights problem

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1996 Chevrolet Lumina Owner Comments

problem #5

Jun 012007

Lumina 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 180,000 miles

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

Brake lights don't always work on 1996 Lumina due to faulty turn signal switch, I've notice this on several other 1995 -2001 Luminas as well.

- Brooklyn Center, MN, USA

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

Dec 152004

Lumina 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The consumer owns a 1996 Chevy Lumina. The consumer stated the brake lights and tail lights are not working properly. Sometimes they will work and sometime they will not. She has also noticed this on several other Luminas. The consumer says that she has changed the bulbs on the brake lights several times and she still notices this problem from time to time.

- Flatlick, KY, USA

problem #2

Mar 122005

Lumina 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The brakes light only worked every now and then, the consumer noticed the same problem on other Luminas. This happened without warning. The bulbs and fuse have been checked. The consumer has not taken the vehicle to the dealer.

- Little Canada , MN, USA

problem #1

Aug 092002

Lumina

  • miles
Turn signal switch is defective. Brake lights and tail lights are not showing in rear, but vehicle dash indicates that they are on. Cause unknown.

- Norfork, VA, USA

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