1996 Chevrolet Lumina Repair and Maintenance

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

1996 Chevrolet Lumina Problems

Power Window Switches May Fail

One or more of the power windows may stop working due to a failed window switch. Failed switches will require replacement.

Intake Manifold Gaskets May Leak Coolant or Engine Oil

The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Our technicians tell us that operating the engine  with a coolant/oil mix can result in internal engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct these leaks.

Failed Fuel Pump Can Cause Engine to Stall

The fuel pump may fail causing engine to stall and not restart.

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1996 Chevrolet Lumina Questions

Can AC compressor from a dodge work on the lumina 96. (1 answer)

Ac compressor on lumina stoped working i have a compressor from a dodge van. Was wondering if i could use this compressor in the lumina.

Car was running,check engine light is on was told about that that the transmission is slipping but now my engine is locked up or seized what can I do (1 answer)

First I changed power steering pump,then tension pulley and belt, starter,fuel pressure reg.,one spark plug wire cause it broke didn't replace plugs or other wires then car stalled a few times trying to start it but started it never stopped on me while running,turned car off once and it would...

What causes my lights to flicker headlights and dash board lights flichers (2 answers)

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1996 Chevrolet Lumina Recalls

Recall 96V122000
THESE VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH ONE OF THE FOUR BRAKE BOOSTER TABS NOT PROPERLY LOCATED IN THE FRONT OF DASH REINFORCEMENT ASSEMBLY.
Recall 96V069000
THE LEFT FRONT BRAKE LINE CAN CONTACT THE TRANSAXLE MOUNTING BRACKET OR ATTACHMENT BOLT.

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1996 Chevrolet Lumina Reviews

I have a 1996 chevy lumina. Bought it about 5 1/2 years ago with about 110k miles. 55k miles later it is still going strong after many repairs. Fuel pressure regulator fuel rail bracket and orings injector orings twice head gaskets intake gaskets twice exhaust gaskets valve cover gaskets thermostat throttle cable battery twice starter twice water pump exhaust manifold both oxygen sensors tir...
I currently own a 96 Lumina with 75,000 miles and I used to own a 94 Lumina with 170,000 miles on it. The 94 ran like a champ...I honestly feel like I would still have her if my car accident didnt happen. But I have a newer one now and its great, no leaks, no serious problems just yet..just needs routine stuff. Its a fantasticly made vehicle, I would buy another one in a fricken heartbeat!
Car is pretty much trouble free. Long time no problems.

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