Chevrolet Prizm Repair and Maintenance

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

The mass air flow sensor may fail causing the Check Engine Light to illuminate.

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

Front brake rotors can wear causing a pulsation felt in the brake pedal. Our technicians often recommend replacement of the front rotors and brake pads as the best option to correct this condition.

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Once this car gets up some speed it does fine but once you slow down for a stop sign or light it idles rough. There has been many things changed. New fuel pump and filter, new coil packs, Mass Air Flow, & new oxygen sensors. Engine light is on also. Please help!

car was running fine. now wont crank, new battery, new fuel pump.

I have checked everything, but there is no sound when I turn the key.. I have tried to start it in neutral, but no luck.

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This is our 2nd Prizm, our other one is a 1990.They are wonderful,reliable cars that get great gas mileage. They were both bought used from car rental agencies. Few people realize they're Toyota Corolla autos by another name. We feel badly they no longer make these cars, would continue to buy them when needed.

I bought this car used in 2003 and have put over 200,000 tough miles on it. It's still going strong on the original engine. Gas mileage is decent (although my old Geo Metro was much better). Have had to replace both front door locking mechanisms due to wear, which was expensive, $350-$400 each. And am having a little oil leakage. Other than that it's still in great shape even though I in no way...

I love my chevy prism! American Made, but corolla engine, best of both worlds. Dont want to let it go! limits to love- the interior and plastic peel and plastic is broken, door handle outside broken,interior roof fabric peeling, oil leaking-need to supplement every month. Best car ever.

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