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 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 serpentine belt tensioner pulley may wear out. Our technicians tell us that in order to get a new pulley from General Motors you must purchase a complete belt tensioner assembly.
The fuel pump may fail causing engine to stall and not restart.
2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Recalls (Recent)
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The seat belt buckles may not have been properly heat-treated during the manufacturing process. This may cause the buckles not to function correctly during a collision, which may cause injury. Dealers will replace the seat belt buckles.
Summary: GENERAL MOTORS IS RECALLING 1,497,516 MY 1997-2003 BUICK REGAL, MY 1998-2003 CHEVROLET LUMINA, MONTE CARLO AND IMPALA, MY 1998-1999 OLDSMOBILE INTRIGUE, MY 1997-2003 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.8L V6 NATURALLY ASPIRATED ENGINE. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE A CONDITION IN WHICH DROPS OF ENGINE OIL MAY BE DEPOSITED ON THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD THROUGH HARD BRAKING.Learn more »
Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3800 V6 (L36) ENGINES AND CERTAIN DELPHI FUEL PRESSURE REGULATORS, THE REGULATORS HAVE A MUCH HIGHER THAN USUAL RATE OF FUEL LEAKS. A LEAK CAN ALLOW FUEL TO ENTER THE INTAKE MANIFOLD THROUGH A VACUUM LINE. IF THE ENGINE DOES NOT START WHEN CRANKED, THE FUEL FROM THE LEAKING REGULATOR AND A MISTIMED SPARK CAN CAUSE A BACKFIRE.Learn more »
2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Questions and Answers
My 2000 Monte Carlo is using about a gallon a week of coolant. The tech at my oil change place said the leak is around my "freezer plug" and suggested adding some of that "stop leak&...
radio appears to work but no sound from speakers
where is the bcm located in my 2000 monte carlo ss and is it hard to get at?
I have to replace the front rotors every year. There's got to be a heavery verison ?
2000 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Reviews
A great car, the official pace car monte carlo, but it has horrible electrical issues when u use left blinker and right the dash lights up like a christmas tree, track off light battery ;ight service traction light service engine light brake light. and also makes a buzzzing sound like a bee when in use.
I have owned other monte carlos in the past and liked every one of them but this is a bad lemon. After owning this car and working with 300 other GM cars at work I will never own another one.
love this car owned for 8+ years no major problems problems
I am 6' 4" tall one of few cars I can fit in comfortably and still see out windows