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1999 Chevrolet Lumina Problems

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Most Common 1999 Chevrolet Lumina Problems

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 ...
The fuel pump may fail causing engine to stall and not restart.
One or more of the power windows may stop working due to a failed window switch. Failed switches will require replacement.
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0 Known 1999 Chevrolet Lumina Brakes Problems

3 Known 1999 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...
The transmission pressure control solenoid may fail causing erratic shifting. Our technicians tell us that partial dis-assembly of the transmission is necessary to replace a failed pressure contr...
Our technicians highly recommend that the transmission is serviced every 30,000 miles to avoid problems and maintain optimal operating order. If the fluid is dark in color, the transmission should ...

4 Known 1999 Chevrolet Lumina Electrical & Lights Problems

One or more of the power windows may stop working due to a failed window switch. Failed switches will require replacement.
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...
It is common for the driver side window motor and master window switch to fail.

8 Known 1999 Chevrolet Lumina Engine Problems

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 ...
The fuel pump may fail causing engine to stall and not restart.
The mass air flow (MAF) sensor may fail, resulting in drivability issues and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light.

0 Known 1999 Chevrolet Lumina Exhaust & Emissions Problems

2 Known 1999 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.
The heater core in this vehicle is known to get plugged, which prevents the coolant from flowing freely, causing problems with the heater.

0 Known 1999 Chevrolet Lumina Maintenance Problems

0 Known 1999 Chevrolet Lumina Miscellaneous Problems

3 Known 1999 Chevrolet Lumina Suspension & Steering Problems

It is common for the high pressure power steering rubber hoses to leak. Our technicians recommend replacing leaky rubber hoses to prevent the loss of power steering.
It is common for the power steering pumps to leak fluid.
It is not uncommon for the power steering rack to develop a fluid leak requiring replacement of the rack assembly. Loss of power steering fluid may also cause an abnormal noise and damage to th...

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Known 1999 Chevrolet Lumina Problems & Complaints

It is common for the high pressure power steering rubber hoses to leak. Our technicians recommend replacing leaky rubber hoses to prevent the loss of power steering.
The mass air flow (MAF) sensor may fail, resulting in drivability issues and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light.
The fuel pump may fail causing engine to stall and not restart.
One or more of the power windows may stop working due to a failed window switch. Failed switches will require replacement.
The transmission pressure control solenoid may fail causing erratic shifting. Our technicians tell us that partial dis-assembly of the transmission is necessary to replace a failed pressure contr...
Fuel injectors can short-circuit electrically causing a rougher than normal idle and reduced performance.
Our technicians highly recommend that the transmission is serviced every 30,000 miles to avoid problems and maintain optimal operating order. If the fluid is dark in color, the transmission should ...
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...
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 ...
Air flow from the dash vents may be incorrect due to a damaged engine vacuum hose near the battery tray.
On the 3.1L engines, oil leaks from the O-ring on the oil pump drive, the front crank seal, the oil pan gasket, and the oil sending unit are quite common.
It is common for the original coolant-level modules installed on the radiator to go bad; they will need to be replaced. If this occurs, the low coolant level light will illuminate.
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...
It is common for the driver side window motor and master window switch to fail.
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...
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