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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
75,552 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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2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo engine problems

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2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Owner Comments

problem #6

Nov 012015

Monte Carlo

  • 117,000 miles


Transmisson will shift hard sometimes from complete stop or while traveling, mainly from complete stop or stopping at stop light and not a complete stop. Its like it is slipping. Now air bag light is coming sometimes when car is 1st crank. Dash is also coming apart. Car has 118,000 miles on it. Trasmission is worring me the most.

- Kinston, NC, USA

problem #5

Jan 222015

Monte Carlo

  • 105,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. While driving at an unknown speed, the vehicle stalled without warning. When attempting to start the vehicle and depressing the brake pedal, the engine failed to operate without warning and the check engine warning light illuminated. The failure recurred several times. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 105,000.

- Fresno, CA, USA

problem #4

Apr 162008

Monte Carlo 6-cyl

  • 36,000 miles
Bought car at 29K in June 2007. Around 36K the transmission sensor between the gas line and the transmission decided to override my breaking. Nearly killed me because the car would not stop. (had to put in neutral to maintain control). Had to fight with Chevy to get warranty fix for several weeks. Around 41K the car decided that the temp outside was -38 or -40 degrees and would insist on running heat during summer. Was told computer was bad and would have to spend $$$$ to fix (and asked why I would buy a car with a bad computer!). around 145K oil pressure sensor went out--in less thn15 K, am now having to replace 4th one. There are several other weird issues with this vehicle that are well documented with my mechanic. And now finally get recall notice and told the best fix is to have key by itself with nothing else--fob away from key. I suspect this car is a lemon that has cost me thousands of dollars in repairs.

- Webster Groves , MO, USA

problem #3

Jan 152012

Monte Carlo 8-cyl

  • 90,000 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. The contact stated that she noticed a shuttering noise while accelerating from a traffic stop. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic for diagnostic testing where the mechanic replaced the oil pressure sensor. The approximate failure mileage was 90,000. Updated 12/03/12 the consumer stated the vehicle had low oil, before an oil change was due. The vehicle was low 1-1.5 quarts every one thousands miles. At 40,000 an oil consumption test was performed. A year before, the rings and pistons were replaced at 92,000. After the pistons and rings were replaced, the consumer began having problems with the transmission shuddering. A computer flash was done. However, the problems continued. Updated 12/05/12

- Charles City, VA, USA

problem #2

Oct 242012

Monte Carlo

  • 54,281 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. The contact stated that while at the dealer for routine maintenance the technician stated the head gaskets were leaking oil and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 54,281.

- Indianapolis, IN, USA

problem #1

Jun 012012

Monte Carlo 6-cyl

  • 51,029 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. The contact stated that the check engine light illuminated. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and the intake manifold evaporator vent was replaced. The failure was not corrected and the engine light remained illuminated. The dealer performed a diagnostic test which located the failure in the fuel pressure sensor. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileage was 51,029...updated 09-21-12 updated 09/25/12

- Indianapolis , IN, USA

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