2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
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2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo ProblemsStalling Due to Mass Air Flow or Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure
The mass air flow or crankshaft position sensor may fail causing the engine to intermittently stall. It may be necessary for the engine to cool down before it will restart.
The engine may start and stall with the security light flashing. This is commonly caused by a failed passlock sensor which is part of the ignition lock cylinder. A secondary cause could be the ignition switch itself. Worn contacts inside the ignition switch can cause voltage drop issues which can affect the passlock system. Proper diagnoses should be performed before replacing any parts.
One or more power windows may stop working due to a failed window motor or switch. Proper diagnoses will be necessary to determine the exact cause.
2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo QuestionsHot Coolant Temp light is on? Does the whole coolant system need to be replaced? (2 answers)
I had one Mechanic say that the PVC, pipes begin to leak over time and need to be replaced, totally.
Costing between 200 and 400 dollars, Is this True?
Resivore looks gunky?
The car sat up for about six months.
2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo RecallsEngine Oil Leaks Onto Exhaust Manifold
Engine oil can leak onto the exhaust manifold, causing a fire hazard. This concern was addressed in previous recall notifications, but improvements to the repair have been made. Dealers will make improved repairs free of charge to resolve the concern.
Excess weight on the key ring can cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position without warning, turning off the engine. This defect can also affect the safe operation of the airbag system. Until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key. The key fob (if applicable), should also be removed from the key ring. Dealers will provide two replacement key rings and key cover on all ignition keys to correct this concern.