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Chevrolet Camaro Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the Chevrolet Camaro based on complaints from actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.

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Known Problems

The spark plugs should be replaced every 30,000 miles and the spark plug wires checked for hot spots and cracks.

You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned, the transmission system should be completely flushed.

The ignition module or the crankshaft position sensor may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.

A stalling issue may occur if the battery goes dead or is disconnected and the "idle learn" procedure is not performed. For more information on "relearning" the engine idle speed, please click here»

The intake manifold gasket may develop external engine oil leak. The manifold gasket will need to be replaced to correct this issue.

Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.

Corrosion may develop at the connection between the ignition coil tower and spark plug wire resulting in an engine misfire. The Ignition coil and spark plug wire should both be replaced to correct this condition.

Spark plug wires may fail, becoming electrically open. The will result in an engine misfire. Failed spark plug wires should be replaced.

Our technicians recommend to replace the fuel system filter every 30,000 miles.

Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.

One or both secondary air injection check valves may become restricted causing poor air flow resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light. It is often recommend to replace both check valves even if a fault code is set for only one bank of cylinders. Replacing only one valve may result in a return trip to the repair shop.

The intake manifold or PCV valve hose may develop an engine vacuum leak causing a rougher than normal idle am may result in illumination of the check engine (SES) light.

The fuel injectors may short out electricity causing a rougher than normal idle.

The tail or brake lights may be dim due to a poor ground connection inside the light socket. Failed light sockets will require replacement.