1996 Chevrolet Caprice Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Chevrolet Caprice

1996 Chevrolet Caprice Problems

The idler arm or pitman arm may wear causing looseness in the steering. When this occurs the front suspension will not be able to be aligned correctly.

The auto level ride compressor may fail causing the rear of the vehicle to ride to high or too low.

A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. The engine may overheat as a result of the coolant loss. A leaking water pump should be replaced.

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1996 Chevrolet Caprice Questions

Can't hear fp pumping at all now

Nothing will come on and the vehicle will not start. I have no lights when the door opens and the horn doesn't work and the battery reads good.

my front calipers were hanging up so i replaced them, still does the same thing, so far i replaced master cylinder, proportioning valve, all metal and rubber brake lines, calipers pads and rotors and still having problems, what else can be the problem?

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1996 Chevrolet Caprice Recalls

THE WHEEL LUG NUTS WERE NOT TIGHTENED TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATION DURING ASSEMBLY.DEFECTIVE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT ATTACHMENT NUTS WERE NOT PROPERLY TORQUED AND CAN LOOSEN.THE REAR LOWER CONTROL ARM CAN CRACK AT THE REAR STABILIZER BAR ATTACHMENT.

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1996 Chevrolet Caprice Reviews

I'm on my forth Caprice. My latest car had only 26K miles on it when I purchased it. Now at 44K miles,2 yrs later. All of my cars have been trouble free. Two cars were 9C1 models,ex police cars with around 100K miles when bought. One 9C1 had over 260K miles when I sold it,it still ran great,used no oil. These 9C1's were ran hard by the PD and me as well,I would not have a problem going cro...

Greatest year of Caprice- 1996! Of course, I am biased because I own that year. However, I do suggest you not go to southern florida looking for hard to find parts. I went to the wrecking yard to find a fender from where some jerk hit me while parked. THERE WERE NONE TO BE FOUND. The only complaints I have are electronic distributor being underneath the water pump. HELLO???? It's way worse than...

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