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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
73,333 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo steering problems

steering problem

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1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Owner Comments

problem #3

Dec 012012

Monte Carlo

  • 220,000 miles


The contact owns a 1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. The contact stated that while driving 85 mph, the steering wheel became loose and caused the contact to temporarily lose control of the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the technician advised that the lower pinion bearing for the steering rack needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and advised the contact that the vehicle was included in NHTSA campaign id number: 03V527000 (steering:rack and pinion) however, the vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure and current mileage was 220,000.

- Marietta, OH, USA

problem #2

Mar 082004

(reported on)

Monte Carlo

  • miles
Consumer dissatisfied with the work done on her vehicle. The dealer told the consumer that the steering problem she experienced had nothing to do with recall 03V-527000. The consumer disagrees and believes that the dealer refused to repair the vehicle under recall because she refused to let them replace other items on the vehicle.

- Pueblo, CO, USA

problem #1

Jan 152003

Monte Carlo

  • miles
When turning the steering wheel will not rotate back to standard position. The wheel continues to rotate around in a circle.

- Levittown, PA, USA

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