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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
76,500 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.

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2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo brakes problems

brakes problem

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2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Owner Comments

problem #4

Jul 162009

Monte Carlo 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


The contact owns a 2001 Monte Carlo. The contact stated that the vehicle failed to start unless the key was shaken in the ignition. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where the technician diagnosed that the head gasket needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired but the failure recurred. The failure mileage was unknown and the current mileage was 110,597. Updated 9/11/14 the consumer stated the vehicle should be put on a recall list for faulty ignition. The vehicle should be added to all former recall list that exist or existed for the model. The consumer requested for the vehicle to be repaired and to be reimbursed for what has already been repaired. Updated 1/20/2015

- Lizmores, WV, USA

problem #3

Apr 162007

Monte Carlo 6-cyl

  • 98,000 miles
While driving my 2001 Monte Carlo ss at 65 miles per hour on the interstate the car would shut off on its own leaving no power steering, brakes, or power to anything. The car did this several times. I contacted GM directly when this started happening. Basically I was told too bad and they couldn't help me. June 5, 2014 summary history display store 01 servc01 total R/O's 1 total serv. Days 3 make cv Chevrolet ln# Ro. date.. miles. Adv/tech J# T operation code. Description 600760 04/20/2007 98020 a 7368 31973 1 C 32ctz001 check engine lig 4757 June 5, 2014 R/O close out store 01 servc01 desc. Cv Monte Carlo blck 01 | 4. labor $211.40 0.00 0.00 | | 5. parts 6.96 0.00 0.00 | | | 8. misc $14.95 0.00 0.00 | | 9. tax $13.11 0.00 0.00 | |10. Est $ [ ] totals C $246.42 w 0.00 I 0.00 | | | complaint customer states the check engine is on | | dies while driving andm doesn't shift well | | cause performed diag sys check and found dtc P0128 engine coolant | | temp incorrect. And P1811 shift adapt. | | correction needs new thermostat for P0128 | | needs valve body and pressure control solenoid for P1811 |

- Des Moines, IA, USA

problem #2

Jan 072009

Monte Carlo

  • 60,000 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. The contact stated that he drove over a puddle of water at 20 mph when the ABS and traction control warning lights illuminated on the instrument panel. The contact shut off and restarted the vehicle, and the problem recurred. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for inspection where they advised that the vehicle need to be diagnosed however, the contact declined. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified but provided no assistance. The failure mileage was 60,000.

- Cranston, RI, USA

problem #1

Apr 012011

Monte Carlo

  • 148,000 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. The contact stated that when driving at low speeds and braking to a stop, the traction control warning light illuminated along with other warning lights. As she depressed the brake pedal, the contact would feel a vibrating sensation before the vehicle would come to a stop. The vehicle was taken to a dealer for diagnosis. After diagnosis they advised that the ABS system failed. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not contacted. The failure mileage was unknown. The current mileage was approximately 148,000.

- Canden, NJ, USA

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