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 Gasket 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 fuel pump may fail causing engine to stall and not restart.
The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.
1998 Chevrolet Lumina QuestionsWill bars stop leak radiator and intake help my blown head gasket? (1 answer)
Was driving yesterday and car started running hot added water but it was going straight in my oil? Someone said I might have a blown head gasket so I added bars leaks block seal intake &radiator tonight it seems too be holding water but idling rough
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
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.