1990 Chevrolet Camaro Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Chevrolet Camaro

1990 Chevrolet Camaro Problems

Car Won't Start Because of Anti-Theft System That Uses Raised-Chip Key

Problems with the anti-theft systems using the raised-chip key can prevent the car from starting. The wires in the steering column to the ignition lock cylinder tend to break. The the key and ignition lock cylinder must be replaced to correct this condition.

Hood and Rear Hatch Supports May Fail

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.

Unperformed "Idle Learn" Procedure May Cause Stalling Issue

A stalling issue may occur if the battery goes dead or is disconnected and the "idle learn" procedure is not performed. For more information on "relearning" the engine idle speed, please click here»

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1990 Chevrolet Camaro Questions

no power to starter or brake lightsor power windows (1 answer)

Installed a rebuilt 700r4 that I bought in my 68 camaro. (1 answer)

Started engine had no tranny fluid flowing pressure. Thought maybe I didn't seat torque converter so I pulled tranny out and made sure it was seated. Think maybe I didn't have it right the first time. Still no pressure. Could I have damage it? If I take it to a tranny shop what should I t...

setting timing on a 1989 camero rs 2.8 V6 MPFI (2 answers)

when setting the timing on a 1989 camero rs 2.8 V6 MPFI using a timing light.(after disconnecting the EST) Is the notch on the harmonic balancer the actual TDC or is it the white line just to the right of the notch? Haynes manual says to line it up to the notch but the white line looks like it is...

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1990 Chevrolet Camaro Recalls

Recall 90V105000
PLASTIC COMPONENTS OF SEAT BELT BUCKLE ASSEMBLIES DO NOT CONTAIN AN ULTRA VIOLET STABILIZER, AND EXPOSURE TO DIRECT SUNLIGHT AND ELEVATED INTERIOR TEMPERATURES COULD WEAKEN THE PLASTIC COMPONENTS.
Recall 90V114000
FUEL RETURN HOSES MAY BREAK AT EITHER CRIMPED COUPLING.

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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...

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