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1990 Geo Prizm Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1990 Geo Prizm

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1990 Geo Prizm is between $236 and $288 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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1990 Geo Prizm
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$262
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If the engine will not crank over, the most common problem is the starter. These will tend to go out at about 100,00-125,000 miles. Sometimes it is only the starter solenoid, but often the comple...
The EGR System tends to get restricted or blocked with carbon after 100,000- 125,000 miles which will cause an emissions test failure for NOX. If the EGR system is equipped with an EGR temperat...
The engine mount on the passenger side of the car can wear out on cars with high mileage. This will put extra stress on the other mounts and the faulty mount will need to be replaced.
my engine lite comes on and stays on for a few daze the off again. very intemittant. can not get ...
The car turns over and runs great as long as I feed it starter fluid. I can hear the fuel pump pr...
Overall (5 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
November 26, 2014
1990 Geo Prizm
300,520 miles Iand counting. I swear to you I have never changed anything on this vehicle. Ok maybe; the clutch, timing belt, radiator and put new seals on the front and rear main but other than ...
October 26, 2011
1990 Geo Prizm
I have only had this car for less than 2 years. I bought it with 137000 miles on it, and in the year and a half I have owned it, added 50,000 miles. The only real flaws I have noticed with it is th...
November 09, 2009
1990 Geo Prizm
I have over 266,000 miles on this car. Very good car. Gets about 38 MPG. Will probably fix the car if it breaks since can't afford to buy another used car right now. Has manual transmission, no...