2000 Chevrolet Prizm Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Chevrolet Prizm

2000 Chevrolet Prizm Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Contamination of extended life coolant
Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.
Replace spark plugs every 100,000 miles

The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.

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2000 Chevrolet Prizm Questions

Check engine, code PO420?? (1 answer)

About 125,000 miles on it. Owned it since 90k roughly. Every once in a while the engine light would blink on, seemingly random (solid 55 straightaways, usually), then on next day startup or so, would be off. This time it turned on about a week after my last oil change (due for another soon), and ...

My A/C turns on and blows fine but its hot. Tried freon, says it's full and its still blowing hot air. How expensive is this fix and whats the issue (2 answers)

The first 3 numbers on my heat knob doesn't work. Only works when on 4 (1 answer)

This this something I can fix myself and what is the problem

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2000 Chevrolet Prizm Reviews

This car rules! Toyota hearth inside a Chevrolet body.
I love my Prism and after 10 years with no problems, I am now experiencing some issues with oil leaks, suspension and emissions EVAP sensors. This car has served me well and I like many others, I regret that this Toyota twin is no longer being manufactured. For the price of the vehicle, I have certainly gotten a good value!
Great car. Bought it new and have had no regrets. The vehicle has a manual and I still gets an average of 33 mpg. Pity GM and Toyota ended their joint venture. This is my second prizm

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