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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2001 Chevrolet Lumina Problems
The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.
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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.
Contaminated brake fluid can cause problems in the brake system and it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.
Corrosion may develop at the connection between the ignition coil tower and spark plug wire resulting in an engine misfire. The Ignition coil and spark plug wire should both be replaced to correct this condition.
2001 Chevrolet Lumina Recalls (Recent)
Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES AND MINI VANS, SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE A PASSENGER AIR BAG THAT WAS MANUFACTURED WITHOUT A CHECK VALVE PIN. AN AIR BAG WITHOUT THE CHECK VALVE PIN COULD PRODUCE INCREASED PRESSURE AT THE ONSET OF THE AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT AND REDUCED PRESSURE AFTERWARD.Learn more »
Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES AND MINIVANS. THE PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATOR MODULES WERE BUILT WITHOUT THE CORRECT AMOUNT OF GENERANT, WHICH PRODUCES THE GAS THAT FILLS THE AIR BAG. SOME WERE BUILT WITH A DOUBLE LOAD OF GENERANT AND SOME WERE BUILT WITHOUT GENERANT.Learn more »
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The seat belt buckles may not have been properly heat-treated during the manufacturing process. This may cause the buckles not to function correctly during a collision, which may cause injury. Dealers will replace the seat belt buckles.
2001 Chevrolet Lumina Questions and Answers
my2001 chevy lumina wont start,it has spark fuel pressure and compression it sounds like it wants to start ...the car is from california
my2001 chevy lumina wont start,it has spark fuel pressure and compression it cranks but not all the way...the car is from california
When wheel bearings are replaced/repacted with grease, do both front wheels have to be done or is it just a one wheel at a time process?
Car starts easily, idles well. When put under power after warming up (2500-3000 RPM) it starts cutting out. Code reader will not pick up any codes, even if a spark plug wire is removed.
on mail route after about 40 miles of stopping and accerating from a mailbox my car
seems to chuggle just not move right. but if I turn the key off and restart the car it runs fine for maybe 15 mi...
2001 Chevrolet Lumina Reviews
bought car in new york rochester was rental car b4 i owned runs good drove to texas 55 mph got 500 miles out of one gas tank 31 miles to the gallon 3.1 motor bought in 07 has 140k new tire and shocks 3 years ago needs tires again goes 80 just fine on hwy no problems major yet knock on wood
Water is hissing out the top engine on a return to the water pump. Water is leaking out and sometimes the car has heat?????