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 Problems
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.
The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.
The fuel pump may fail causing engine to stall and not restart.
1998 Chevrolet Lumina Questions
I was told it could be the heater core
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1998 Chevrolet Lumina Recalls
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.
1998 Chevrolet Lumina Reviews
this car has 299583 miles on it.to this day it does not use any oil nor does it leak anywhere.i have all the print out of repairs the gas used and all the mechanics who have ever worked on it. i have all the times it has been the shop and what for.THERE IS JUST ONE THING T H E P A I N T IS PEELING ALL O V E R IT IS A SOUTHERN CAR AND WAS BOUGHT AT JO CLAYTON CHEVY IN ARAB ALA. PLEASE...
I have had my car for 9 yrs. (bought used) and have had really good service out of it. i had to put a heavy duty alternator on it. But otherwise a great all around car. Everyone I know that has a Lumina tells me they would gladly buy 1 again because they are so dependable.
To start the engine you need to step on the brake then turn the ignition then at the same time right foot on the accelerator to start the engine. Coded 0442.