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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
33,219 miles

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1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Owner Comments

problem #4

Apr 012005

Monte Carlo

  • 62,000 miles


Fuel tank is leaking due to rust. The seem in the rear portion of the tank is rusted though. The car has only 70000 miles. The tank started leaking at 62000 miles.

- Slippery Rock , PA, USA

problem #3

Mar 122004

Monte Carlo 6-cyl

  • 32,377 miles
The gas tank rusted and had to be replaced. The consumer smelled gas and viewed gas leaking.

- Mauston, WI, USA

problem #2

Oct 042003

Monte Carlo 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The gas tank on my 1998 Monte Carlo has rusted through, I have checked at NHTSA web site and this seems to be a defective problem, I have also check at a junk yard and this was also the case the gas tank was runted through. I made complaint to Chevy but was told car to old and warrenty had run out, I feel this is a real big problem and very dangerous for all the people driving thses cars should they every be in an accident it would proably go up in flames this is something that should be looked into before lives are lost.

- Searsmont, ME, USA

problem #1

Oct 112003

Monte Carlo 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 38,500 miles
The gas tank on my 1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo has rusted through and is has 38550 miles on it and it has been kept in a garage.the cost to repay it is about $800. I feel this must be a defect in the tank.

- Trafford, PA, USA

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