Chevrolet Camaro Repair and Maintenance

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

Chevrolet Camaro Problems

Car Won't Start Because of Anti-Theft System That Uses Raised-Chip Key

Problems with the anti-theft systems using the raised-chip key can prevent the car from starting. The wires in the steering column to the ignition lock cylinder tend to break. The the key and ignition lock cylinder must be replaced to correct this condition.

Intake Manifold Gaskets May Leak Coolant or Engine Oil

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.

Hood and Rear Hatch Supports May Fail

The hood and rear hatch supports may fail causing the hood or hatch fall back down after being raised to the open position. Replacement of failed supports is recommended.

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Chevrolet Camaro Questions

Steering wheel vibration when braking (1 answer)

At low speed no vibration is noted but at high speed the vibration is very intense.
Car has 85000 mi and it is V6 manual transmission.

Having problems with the idle in my car. (1 answer)

Having problems with car idling. It idles very high. Its a 6 cylinder engine. It revs at 1500 and it moves slightly above that and then "service engine soon" light appears. I would like to know if this is a common thing and how I should go about repairing this problem.

Changing rearend differential oil (1 answer)

Do you recommend certain mileage on the vehicle as when to change the rearend differential oil!?

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Chevrolet Camaro Recalls

Front Seat Mounted Side Air Bags Inflators Rupture

The front seat mounted side air bag inflators may rupture and spread metallic debris through the passenger compartment, possibly causing occupant injury or death. Dealers will replace the side impact air bag modules free of charge to resolve the concern.

Front Seat Height Adjuster

The driver's and/or passenger's seat may suddenly drop to its lowest position because a bolt securing the height adjuster can fall out. This unexpected movement of the driver's seat could cause a distraction, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the height adjuster bolts in both front seats to correct this concern.

Front Steering And Suspension Components May Separate

The bolts fastening the steering intermediate shaft to the steering gear and the lower ball joint to the lower control arms may not be properly torqued. This could cause the components to separate, resulting in the loss of control of the vehicle. Dealers will inspect and tighten these components as necessary free of charge to resolve the problem.

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Chevrolet Camaro Reviews

Having been a Camaro driver for years 1980, 1984,1985 and recently 2002. These cars are extremely reliable. A real Camaro lover takes care of their cars and understands these cars are a good investment as far as cars go. So much I just purchased a 2002 to slightly restore. I feel good about spending money on these cars as I know I will see more of my money back than just any make model car. Lov...
Looks like a cool car I would like to try out.
I have had my Camaro since new. I have had only one problem that was the automatic tranny went out. Other than that the Master cylinder went out at 19 years. the power window went out at 19 years the ac went out at 15 years. I think thats a heck of record.

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