1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

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1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Problems

Speedometer or Other Instrument Panel Gauge May Work Erratically

The speedometer or other instrument panel gauge may begin to work erratically at times. Our technicians tell us that the instrument cluster must be sent to a repair facility to correct this fault.

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

Replace spark plugs every 100,000 miles

The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.

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1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Questions

Need to have the car certified as to it being none drivable ? (2 answers)

smoke is come in the vents from the motor , it's starts but there to much smoke coming in from the vents and from under the hood

The car will start and run, but after a while it will start to cut out and die. (1 answer)

The check engine light is on, and when it dies it may not restart for an hour or longer. It starts puttering at stops, and eventually dies altogether.

what would cause 1996 chev monte carlo to surge (2 answers)

when you crank it and let it idle it bigins to surge and try to die

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1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Recalls

Recall 01I014000
THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 1995-1999 CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO Z34 PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE BRAKING PERFORMANCE IN WET WEATHER OR WET ROAD CONDITIONS IS REDUCED MORE THAN A...
Recall 96V122000
THESE VEHICLES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH ONE OF THE FOUR BRAKE BOOSTER TABS NOT PROPERLY LOCATED IN THE FRONT OF DASH REINFORCEMENT ASSEMBLY.

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1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Reviews

i bought this car and it runs really good just the ac it takes a bit for cool air to go to the back
i purchased this car 2 years ago-spent @ $1000 getting it into shape and have driven it with no problems since. however, i didn't pass my emissions test and now am waiting to see what i need to repair it and if it is worth it.......

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