1990 Chevrolet Caprice Repair and Maintenance

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

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1990 Chevrolet Caprice Problems

Coolant Leak & Engine Overheating

A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. The engine may overheat as a result of the coolant loss. A leaking water pump should be replaced.

Intake Manifold Gasket 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.

Fluid Leak From Rear of Transmission

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

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1990 Chevrolet Caprice Questions

89 Caprice (2 answers)

Hi, when I turn off my air or heat there is the sound of air escaping from some where. It has always been this way, I have had the car for 8 years about, and it has never been a big problem, but I do have to replace my freon yearly. No mechanic I have ever had has said it was a problem, just the ...

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

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1990 Chevrolet Caprice Recalls

Recall 90V096000

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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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