1996 Chevrolet Caprice Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Chevrolet Caprice

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1996 Chevrolet Caprice
$
307
to $
447
1996 Chevrolet Caprice
$
195
to $
546
1996 Chevrolet Caprice
$
102
to $
239
1996 Chevrolet Caprice
$
138
to $
387
1996 Chevrolet Caprice
$
1,561
to $
3,088

1996 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.

Idler/Pitman Arm May Wear and Cause Looseness in Steering

The idler arm or pitman arm may wear causing looseness in the steering. When this occurs the front suspension will not be able to be aligned correctly.

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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1996 Chevrolet Caprice Recalls

Recall 96V245000
THE WHEEL LUG NUTS WERE NOT TIGHTENED TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATION DURING ASSEMBLY.
Recall 96V018000
DEFECTIVE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT ATTACHMENT NUTS WERE NOT PROPERLY TORQUED AND CAN LOOSEN.
Recall 96V020000
THE REAR LOWER CONTROL ARM CAN CRACK AT THE REAR STABILIZER BAR ATTACHMENT.

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1996 Chevrolet Caprice Reviews

Rated
based on 2 customer reviews
Greatest year of Caprice- 1996! Of course, I am biased because I own that year. However, I do suggest you not go to southern florida looking for hard to find parts. I went to the wrecking yard to find a fender from where some jerk hit me while parked. THERE WERE NONE TO BE FOUND. The only complaints I have are electronic distributor being underneath the water pump. HELLO???? It's way worse than...
I'm on my forth Caprice. My latest car had only 26K miles on it when I purchased it. Now at 44K miles,2 yrs later. All of my cars have been trouble free. Two cars were 9C1 models,ex police cars with around 100K miles when bought. One 9C1 had over 260K miles when I sold it,it still ran great,used no oil. These 9C1's were ran hard by the PD and me as well,I would not have a problem going cro...

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