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Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
116,725 miles
Total Complaints:
5 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (3 reports)
  2. computer chip replaced (1 reports)
  3. replace ignition switch (1 reports)
2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo electrical problems

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2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Owner Comments

problem #5

Oct 142013

Monte Carlo SS V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 131,623 miles


I have to turn the car into the on position and wait 11 minutes until the security stops blinking then turn off for 30 seconds then it will start. Sucks when it's cold outside.

- , Cl, IN, USA

problem #4

Dec 192007

Monte Carlo V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 90,000 miles

Anti-Theft Device light comes on and car will not turn over. This problem only happens in the winter months from approximately December - March during the colder months.

- , So. Glens Falls, NY, USA

problem #3

Jun 292009

Monte Carlo SS 3.8L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 157,000 miles

It took the Chevy service people 2 days to figure out what was wrong. I do have much faith in there ability to fix cars anymore.

- , Tacoma, WA, USA

problem #2

May 012007

Monte Carlo SS

  • Automatic transmission
  • 105,000 miles

After about 7 to 8 months of this problem with my car having it's own mind and wanting to start when it was ready and not when I needed it all the time I finally found a Chey shop with a little more knowledge and tried several things until they finally got it to start and run all the time. No problem there now. But now my problem I'm having is the temperature gauge quit working and the bright switch has a mind of it's own and my check engine light won't go away. I called the Chevy shop and they said it would be about $500 to replace another computer chip. I'm really thinking about trading it off but I really love my Monte.

On anothe note: My husband has a 2007 GMC Sierra and right after the warranty ran out we started having problems with the heater (not a problem to have when in Wyoming in the winter time).


- , Partridge, KS, USA

problem #1

Apr 172006

(reported on)

Monte Carlo

  • 100,000 miles

The Car wont start sometimes and there is a ticking from a relay on the fuse box, replaced it still does it any Anwsers?

- , Runaway Bay, TX, USA

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