1999 Chevrolet Lumina Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Chevrolet Lumina

1999 Chevrolet Lumina Problems

Mass Air Flow Sensor May Fail

The mass air flow (MAF) sensor may fail, resulting in drivability issues and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light.

Incorrect air flow from dash vents due to damaged engine vacuum hose
Air flow from the dash vents may be incorrect due to a damaged engine vacuum hose near the battery tray.
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.

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1999 Chevrolet Lumina Recalls

Engine 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.

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