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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
18,750 miles

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1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Owner Comments

problem #4

Feb 012003

Monte Carlo 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 75,000 miles


Door and electrical window. My power window's will not go up or down. The control button will not even move. I sometimes have to lift my passenger door to close it. I also have paint chipping off of my wiper assembly and the body of my car.

- Frankfort, OH, USA

problem #3

Feb 102000

(reported on)

Monte Carlo

  • miles
Vehicle is defective from maufacturer. Driver side power window will not come up at all, it stays off track. Dealership replaced window once, but it still is having problems. Cigarette lighter column was cracked, the outside was pushed all the way through. Dealer replaced it/ arm rest cracked, it was plastic, and engine flywheel broke. Also, at 2200 miles the dual cam are very loud and are rattling. Car paint on the driver side is turning blue.

- South Bend, IN, USA

problem #2

Sep 111998

Monte Carlo

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Sunvisor retainer failed. Mjs

- Banning, CA, USA

problem #1

Dec 301997

(reported on)

Monte Carlo

  • miles
Wide C-pillars result in reduced visibility.

- Palmdale, CA, USA

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