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1992 Chevrolet Lumina Problems

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Most Common 1992 Chevrolet Lumina Problems

The fuel pump may fail causing engine to stall and not restart.
The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.
The water pump may develop a coolant leak resulting in an engine overheating condition.
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0 Known 1992 Chevrolet Lumina Brakes Problems

2 Known 1992 Chevrolet Lumina Drive Train Problems

The rubber section of an automatic transmission cooler line may develop a fluid leak . In some cases the leaking section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be r...
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 then the transmission system should be com...

1 Known 1992 Chevrolet Lumina Electrical & Lights Problem

The engine temperature sensor wire for the engine temperature gauge, or warning light, may touch the rear exhaust manifold causing a short to ground causing erratic operation of the temperature gau...

13 Known 1992 Chevrolet Lumina Engine Problems

The fuel pump may fail causing engine to stall and not restart.
The water pump may develop a coolant leak resulting in an engine overheating condition.
The upper intake manifold gasket and/or a PCV vacuum lines/hoses can develop vacuum leaks with age. This type of leak can result in a higher that normal or rough idle.

2 Known 1992 Chevrolet Lumina Exhaust & Emissions Problems

The Engine Control Module (ECM) can fail causing stalling, and engine and transmission drivability concerns.
The oxygen sensor can fail causing Check Engine Light illumination and the engine to run rich (burn more fuel than normal).

2 Known 1992 Chevrolet Lumina Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

Air flow from the dash vents may be incorrect due to a damaged engine vacuum hose near the battery tray.
Our technicians highly recommend that the engine coolant be replaced every 30,000 miles.

1 Known 1992 Chevrolet Lumina Maintenance Problem

Contaminated brake fluid can cause problems in the brake system and it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.

0 Known 1992 Chevrolet Lumina Miscellaneous Problems

2 Known 1992 Chevrolet Lumina Suspension & Steering Problems

The high pressure power steering hose will commonly leak fluid; it should be replaced.
One or more of the rear suspension links may become bent causing a severe rubbing noise.

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Known 1992 Chevrolet Lumina Problems & Complaints

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 ...
The spark plugs should be replaced every 30,000 miles and the spark plug boots should be checked for hot spots and cracks.
The spark plug wire rubber boots may get soaked with oil, causing a misfire or rough idle.
Contaminated brake fluid can cause problems in the brake system and it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.
Our technicians highly recommend that the engine coolant be replaced every 30,000 miles.
One or more of the rear suspension links may become bent causing a severe rubbing noise.
The timing belt may fail prematurely. Our technicians tell us that the belt tensioner and idler pulleys should be replaced when the timing belt is replaced.
Timing gears may wear causing a mild to severe knocking noise from the front of the engine. Replacement of the timing gears is necessary.
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