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1990 Chevrolet Camaro

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1990 Chevrolet Camaro Problems

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

A door window may move slowly or stop in mid travel due to a failing power window motor. The affected window may start working again after the motor cools off. Replacing the faulty window motor will commonly correct this concern.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

The t-top models are prone to water leaks from the t-tops weather strip seals. Our technicians tell us that replacing the all of the t-top related weather strips will commonly correct most leaks. Care should be taken when removing and installing the t-tops in order to avoid damage to the weather strips.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

The hood and rear hatch supports may fail causing the hood or hatch fall back down after being raised to the open position. Replacement of failed supports is recommended.

Drive Train -- Verified

Failure of the rear transmission mounts is common.

Engine -- Verified

The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.

1990 Chevrolet Camaro Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., March 7, 1991


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Engine, July 20, 1990


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1990 Chevrolet Camaro Questions and Answers

Mike163, 1990 Chevrolet Camaro, 5.0L V8, Coolidge, AZ

well ive replaced my clutch slave 3 time already and everyone of them busted the seal under the boot. can anyone with experiance give me some ideas on what it could be

GailT, 1990 Chevrolet Camaro, 5.0L V8, Kent, WA

First off my camaro is a 1989 IrocZ with a 5 speed tranny. this happens in warmer weather and in stop and go traffic. I never ride the clutch but after a while the clutch seems to stop working and ...

craniomom, 1990 Chevrolet Camaro, 5.0L V8, Bensalem, PA

This is actually a 1989 RS 305 TBI V8..She starts fine but after driving her for about 10 mins. when I stop at lights or stop signs she will stall out if I don't keep feeding her gas..any help...

1badnova, 1990 Chevrolet Camaro, 5.0L V8, West Elizabeth, PA

I have a 355 chevy 4 bl. carb. it started knocking after a hard run is there a way to tell if it is a wrist pin or a rod bearing?

hopidoezit, 1990 Chevrolet Camaro, 5.7L V8, Tucson, AZ

It is a 87 IROC, the water pump was recently replaced, and now when I drive above 40 mph and higher, every time I accelerate I hear a pitched sound, then when I let go of the gas it lessens but I s...

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1990 Chevrolet Camaro Reviews

My Camaro has began smoking and has a weird smell of burning oil it cuts off when I am driving. If there is anyone who can help with advice please respond.

1990 camaro...replacedwheel bearingsbut once you get to about 55 or 60 it feels like the wheel is going to fall off...dont know what else to do to fix it....any ideas camaro lovers....

I have a 90' Camaro, as well as a 68' Camaro. The 1990 has been reasonably reliable, although the stock exhaust is terribly restrictive. I have since replaced the stock from headers to the dumps at rear axle, and the engine breathes a lot better now.

The brakes are adequate, but certainly nothing special. They are able to lock up the front tires, but that could be due to the skinnies I have up front.

The interior is there. That's about the best thing that can be said about it, I think. The obnoxious dash pad lip on the passenger side is an eyesore, and it seems GM thought Torx was the new cool thing, as they littered the interior with them. They even threw in a handful of fake torx head screws, to what, improve appearance, I suppose? Aside from the typical late 80's look, there is nothing essentially wrong with the interior. I suppose it just doesn't suit my taste.

The heater core on mine rusted out, and is currently bypassed, but the Air Conditioning performs admirably. Even on hot, 100+ degree days here in Texas, I'm able to keep the interior temperature comfortable.

As should be expected with such a nose-heavy car, there is horrible understeer. This was made worse of course, when the drag skinnies were installed up front. It isn't unmanageable with a decent set of sticky tires, but with normal high mileage tires, the understeer is horrible.

Suspension in both the front and rear have been replaced, and now work well for the application. Slightly stiffer front and rear springs drastically improved the handling.

After reading this review, it seems I came off as a person that hates the car, but in truth, it is probably the most fun to drive out of all the cars I've owned! It has quirks, and small issues that need to be addressed, but overall, is a great older sports car. I would definitely buy another if something happened to this one.

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