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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

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1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Problems

Engine -- Verified

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.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

The water pump may develop a coolant leak resulting in an engine overheating condition.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.

Engine -- Verified

The fuel pump may fail causing engine to stall and not restart.

1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Recalls (Recent)

Brakes, September 26, 2001

Summary: 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 DRIVER WOULD EXPECT.

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Brakes, July 5, 1996

Summary: 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 Questions and Answers

redman76219, 1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, 3.1L V6, Powder Springs, GA

There are 2 cooling fans, the one on the driver's side comes on when engine heats up or if AC is on. The fan on the passenger side does not seem to be running at all. Shouldn't one of th...

albert2, 1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, 3.4L V6, Nashua, NH

getting a po410 code a.i.r system cant find air pump

Dennis Browning, 1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, 3.4L V6, Clarksville, IN

I want to recharge the AC but can't seem to find the low side fitting to replace the freeon

Tigs, 1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, Rocky Point, NY

After purchasing my monte i noticed the AC had stopped working so i took it back to the guy i bought it from and he said it was a freon leak, he "fixed" it. A few days later it happened a...

AncientKnight, 1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, 3.1L V6, Williamston, SC

Inside fan works intermitenly.I checked fuses and wiring but can't find the cause.Cound it be in the steering colume?

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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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