1998 Chevrolet Lumina Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Chevrolet Lumina
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1998 Chevrolet Lumina ProblemsInspect transmission/fluid every 30,000 miles
You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission system should be completely flushed.
The rubber section of an automatic transmission cooler line may develop a fluid leak . In some cases the leaking section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be replaced to correct this concern.
1998 Chevrolet Lumina QuestionsThere is a oil/slight gas smell when I get into the car. (1 answer)
When I get into the car after it has been sitting for some time it smells like maybe burnt oil or a weak gas smell. Not sure where it is coming from. No engine overheating issues, no gas in the oil or coolant. I do notice that there are some greasy areas around the camshaft position sensor and ne...
The speedometer won't work
My A/C began to blow warm air and the temp gauge dropped then rose rapidly as I lost steering. Pulled over and had car towed.
1998 Chevrolet Lumina RecallsEngine Oil Leaks Onto Exhaust Manifold
Engine oil can leak onto the exhaust manifold, causing a fire hazard. This concern was addressed in previous recall notifications, but improvements to the repair have been made. Dealers will make improved repairs free of charge to resolve the concern.