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 ProblemsIntake 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.
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 QuestionsHow do you know when your heater core goes out (1 answer)
I was told it could be the heater core
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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.