Chevrolet Lumina Problems
RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the Chevrolet Lumina based on complaints from actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.
The intake manifold gasket may develop external engine oil leak. The manifold gasket will need to be replaced to correct this issue.
One or more power windows may stop working due to a failed window motor or switch. Proper diagnoses will be necessary to determine the exact cause.
An engine oil leak may develop from the rear of the engine. This is commonly caused by a failed oil pump drive o-ring seal. The leaking o-ring should be replaced to correct this concern.
Contaminated brake fluid can cause problems in the brake system and it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.
Fuel injectors can short-circuit electrically causing a rougher than normal idle and reduced performance.
A coolant leak may develop form the Intake manifold gasket causing overheating complaints. The coolant leak may be internal allowing coolant to mix with the engine oil, this condition can result in internal engine damage.
On vehicles with a 3.1L engine, the front motor mount may break, causing the engine to jump while shifting gears or accelerating; this can break the water neck (thermostat housing) resulting in coolant loss and engine overheating.