1997 Chevrolet Camaro Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Chevrolet Camaro
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1997 Chevrolet Camaro ProblemsPower Window Not Working Due to Window Motor
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.
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.
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.
1997 Chevrolet Camaro QuestionsWhat are the replacement parts for the smog pump recall (1 answer)
Called dealer to find replacement for smog pump. The recall was already done but failed, trying to find replacement for smog pump.
We have replaced the rods and mains, oil pump, fuel pump and oil sending unit. Car idles at 20 and then drops to 0 when driven. There is no rattle or knocking in the engine. The engine sounds good.
garage. Replaced charcoal canister. On hot days after driving 30-40 minutes and the gas tank is 1/4 or less, a tonal sound comes from the gas tank while the car is running and also when it is not until gas cap is removed. Gas cap shoots into my hand along with hot gas vapor from the tank.