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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

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1997 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.

1997 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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Suspension & Steering, February 5, 2004

Summary: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES HAVE LOWER PINION BEARINGS IN THE POWER RACK AND PINION ASSEMBLY IN WHICH THE RETAINER TABS WERE NOT CRIMPED PROPERLY. THESE RETAINERS COULD FAIL AND PERMIT THE BALL BEARINGS TO ESCAPE.

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1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Questions and Answers

Hyresboy, 1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, 3.4L V6, Rochester, MN

I have a 1997 Monte Carlo Z34 and I have a Haynes manual, but it neglects to tell you how to change the hoses. Is there somewhere I can get a free How to for this problem.
Thanks Hyres

Visitor, 1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, 3.1L V6, Bulls Gap, TN

How do you change the back 3 sparkplugs

Visitor, 1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, Youngsville, NC

I want to change my fuel filters on my 97 LS. I need to know where they are and how best to replace them.

suer, 1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, Buffalo, NY

driver side power window won't go up - other side works fine. no sounds, just won't work.

Visitor, 1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, Gainesville, FL

my 97 will not start it acks as it wants to start it seems like it is not getting fuel. fuel filter replaced and new sparks an wires on. it turns over but will not start up the engine turns over bu...

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