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Most Common Chevrolet Camaro Problems

A door window may move slowly or stop in mid travel due to a failing power window motor. The affected window may start working again after the motor cools off. Replacing the faulty window motor...
Problems with the anti-theft systems using the raised-chip key can prevent the car from starting. The wires in the steering column to the ignition lock cylinder tend to break. The the key and igni...
The hood and rear hatch supports may fail causing the hood or hatch fall back down after being raised to the open position. Replacement of failed supports is recommended.
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0 Known Chevrolet Camaro Brakes Problems

4 Known Chevrolet Camaro Drive Train Problems

Failure of the rear transmission mounts is common.
The extension housing seals commonly leak.
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, the transmission system should be complet...

4 Known Chevrolet Camaro Electrical & Lights Problems

A door window may move slowly or stop in mid travel due to a failing power window motor. The affected window may start working again after the motor cools off. Replacing the faulty window motor...
Problems with the anti-theft systems using the raised-chip key can prevent the car from starting. The wires in the steering column to the ignition lock cylinder tend to break. The the key and igni...
The roller on the window guide attached to the bottom of the window glass may break off and cause the window to come off track.

15 Known Chevrolet Camaro Engine Problems

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.
The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.
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 ...

2 Known Chevrolet Camaro Exhaust & Emissions Problems

Illumination of the Check Engine Light may be the result of a loose or worn gas cap.
One or both secondary air injection check valves may become restricted causing poor air flow resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light. It is often recommend to replace both check valves...

1 Known Chevrolet Camaro Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.

1 Known Chevrolet Camaro Maintenance Problem

Brake fluid can become dirty and may cause problems in the brake system; it should be flushed every 60,000 miles.

4 Known Chevrolet Camaro Miscellaneous Problems

The hood and rear hatch supports may fail causing the hood or hatch fall back down after being raised to the open position. Replacement of failed supports is recommended.
The t-top models are prone to water leaks from the t-tops weather strip seals. Our technicians tell us that replacing the all of the t-top related weather strips will commonly correct most leaks....
The windows on the 1984-2002 Chevrolet Camaro commonly lean in towards the cabin when they are rolled down, and a metal-on-glass rattle is heard with any vibration. As the problem advances, popping...

0 Known Chevrolet Camaro Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known Chevrolet Camaro Problems & Complaints

Extended life coolant may become contaminated and require cooling system service before the recommended 100,000 miles.
Failure of the rear transmission mounts is common.
The hood and rear hatch supports may fail causing the hood or hatch fall back down after being raised to the open position. Replacement of failed supports is recommended.
The windows on the 1984-2002 Chevrolet Camaro commonly lean in towards the cabin when they are rolled down, and a metal-on-glass rattle is heard with any vibration. As the problem advances, popping...
The t-top models are prone to water leaks from the t-tops weather strip seals. Our technicians tell us that replacing the all of the t-top related weather strips will commonly correct most leaks....
The roller on the window guide attached to the bottom of the window glass may break off and cause the window to come off track.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.
The spark plugs should be replaced every 30,000 miles and the spark plug wires checked for hot spots and cracks.
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 intake manifold gasket may develop external engine oil leak. The manifold gasket will need to be replaced to correct this issue.
Spark plug wires may fail, becoming electrically open. The will result in an engine misfire. Failed spark plug wires should be replaced.
Our technicians recommend to replace the fuel system filter every 30,000 miles.
The intake manifold or PCV valve hose may develop an engine vacuum leak causing a rougher than normal idle am may result in illumination of the check engine (SES) light.
The tail or brake lights may be dim due to a poor ground connection inside the light socket. Failed light sockets will require replacement.
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