1996 Chevrolet Lumina

1996 Chevrolet Lumina Prices
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1996 Chevrolet Lumina Fuel Economy
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1996 Chevrolet Lumina Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Moderate Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Fuel Injectors, the EGR Passages and the Timing Belt and Idler Pulleys. Failures of the Fuel Injectors and EGR passages apply to the 3.1L and 3.4 L V6 engine. Failures of the Timing Belt and Idler Pulleys apply to the 3.4 L V6 engine only. Any of these failures may prevent the vehicle from starting.The cost to repair the Fuel Injectors is estimated at $126.00 each for parts (total of 6) and $136.50 for labor.The cost to clean the EGR Passages is estimated at $10.00 for parts and $65.00 for labor.The cost to repair the Timing Belt and Idler Pulleys is estimated at $225.00 for parts and $487.00 for labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Front Wheel Speed Sensors. The cost to repair the Front Wheel Speed Sensors is estimated at $39.00 each for parts and $78.00 each for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Starting & Charging

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Ignition Lock Cylinder. Failure of the Ignition Lock Cylinder may prevent the vehicle from starting. The cost to repair the Ignition Lock Cylinder is estimated at $50.00 for parts and $97.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Accessories

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Headlight Switch. The cost to repair the Headlight Switch is estimated at $125.00 for parts and $32.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Overall

4 out of 5 4 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

When considering this vehicle for purchase, be sure to check the following:

  • Timing Belt and Idler Pulleys
  • Headlight Switch
Reliability History
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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Engine Significant Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems
Transmission & Driveline Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Accessories Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 3 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5
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