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6.1

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,852 miles

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1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo engine problems

engine problem

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1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Owner Comments

problem #2

Nov 192003

Monte Carlo 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 25,703 miles

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

Defective timing belt - timing belt fails completely at 25,700 miles, less than half the mileage listed in owner documentation (60000 miles, no time given). Failure at higher speeds could result in loss of engine power, resulting in loss of control due to loss of power steering and brake function.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #1

Feb 252003

Monte Carlo

  • miles
The timing belt was replaced twice.

- Fremont, WI, USA

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