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6.9

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
8,889 miles

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1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo engine problems

engine problem

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1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Owner Comments

problem #9

Jan 142001

Monte Carlo 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 80,000 miles

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

Rough idle, random misfires, strong odor when misfire occurs, fluctuating gas gauge.

- Indianapolis, IN, USA

problem #8

Jan 251999

Monte Carlo

  • miles
While driving at any speed the vehicle dies. This happens without any kind of warning. Consumer experienced same problem in August of 99. The dealer is not able to duplicate the problem. Dealer knows that there is a problem, but they do not know what it is.

- Pittsford, NY, USA

problem #7

Nov 011998

Monte Carlo

  • miles
No summary

- Fargo, ND, USA

problem #6

Oct 111998

Monte Carlo

  • miles

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

Anti-lock brakes fail in wet conditions. Brake must be applied almost to the floor. They are very spongy feeling. Dealer has checked system and finds no problem. There is a problem !!!! engine: Fails to start or has a rough start. When the engine is having these problems it will smoke and sputter. Dealer has repalced the main computer, spark plugs, gaskets, fuel injectors... problem still occurs.

- Blue Springs, MO, USA

problem #5

Jun 251998

Monte Carlo

  • miles
Intermittently while driving at highway speeds the vehicle shuts off, giving the driver no indication. Dealer has not been able to duplicate problem.

- Clinton, TN, USA

problem #4

Dec 221997

(reported on)

Monte Carlo

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Engine stalls continuously.

- Bremerton, WA, USA

problem #3

Aug 101997

(reported on)

Monte Carlo

  • miles

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

Engine knocks and the dealership has not been able to fix the problem.

- Sioux City, IA, USA

problem #2

Jun 101996

Monte Carlo

  • miles
When driving down the highway the car will stall without any warning. When the weather is warm or if the car is warm, it will not start right away. Vehicle has been in shop several times, and they can't find anything wrong with it.

- Norwich, CT, USA

problem #1

May 221996

Monte Carlo

  • miles
Intermittent stalling.

- Bloomfield, NJ, USA

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