Chevrolet Caprice Repair and Maintenance

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

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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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Chevrolet Caprice Questions

My 4.3 is cool when driving but overheats when sitting still running. (2 answers)

Changed pump thermast lines and flushed radiator but it has small drip

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 ...

All my power windows stopped working, could it be the master switch? (2 answers)

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Chevrolet Caprice Recalls

Recall 97V217000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) MODULATOR CAN CORRODE AND LEAK FLUID FROM THE FRONT BRAKE CIRCUIT.
Recall 96V245000
THE WHEEL LUG NUTS WERE NOT TIGHTENED TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATION DURING ASSEMBLY.
Recall 96V019000
DEFECTIVE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT ATTACHMENT NUTS WERE NOT PROPERLY TORQUED AND CAN LOOSEN.

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Chevrolet Caprice Reviews

I have a 1994 caprice and its the best car I have ever had. I have had a 1977 and 1980 and 1988 model and this is by far the best I have had. I have had it for almost three years and just the other week I had to replace the water pump, but before that and so far she ran and runs like a champ and purrs like a kitten, quieter than a sewing machine. so in love cant wait to put a little money in he...
i let this car sit up for a year now im putting it back on the road but it seems to have a knocking nosie in the motor what could be my problem.
my 94 caprice is acting up it will run just fine for about 15 min then just die and wont start again until it cools off and does the same thing

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