1990 Chevrolet Caprice Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Chevrolet Caprice

1990 Chevrolet Caprice Problems

Engine Control Module (ECM) can fail

4.3L V6, 5.0L w/Fuel Injection
The Engine Control Module (ECM) can fail and cause stalling and engine/transmission drivability concerns.

Transmission Extension Housing Seal May Leak

The transmission extension housing seal may leak fluid, replacing the worn seal will commonly correct this concern.

Valve Cover Gaskets May Leak Oil

A burning smell may develop due to an oil leak form one or both valve cover gaskets. Resealing the valve cover will generally correct this concern. However, the valve covers should be inspected and replaced if damaged.

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1990 Chevrolet Caprice Questions

Ratteling sound wen in park (2 answers)

It only do it wen gas is not being pressed wat could it be

I have a 89 Caprice. Steering column is loose and the car cuts off (1 answer)

I have to adjust the tilt to get it to start. Then it runs in park but as I try to turn the wheel it shuts off. I need all the help I can get

Hi, I want to do an engine swap on my car, I would like to get a crate motor (1 answer)

What engines can I get that would be smog legal for CA, as in a turn key crate motor?

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1990 Chevrolet Caprice Recalls

Recall 90V096000
PLASTIC FUEL FILTER ASSEMBLIES MAY DEVELOP LEAKS.

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1990 Chevrolet Caprice Reviews

I love my 1987 Caprice (Police Package). I've had it for 20 years, and it has 306,000 miles on it. It's solid, easy to fix, and VERY roomy.
good cheap dependable car fun to drive goes anywhere

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