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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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.
The water pump may develop a coolant leak resulting in an engine overheating condition.
The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.
The fuel pump may fail causing engine to stall and not restart.
1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Recalls (Recent)
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.Learn more »
1996 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Questions and Answers
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...
getting a po410 code a.i.r system cant find air pump
I want to recharge the AC but can't seem to find the low side fitting to replace the freeon
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...
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.......