1997 Chevrolet Camaro

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1997 Chevrolet Camaro Reliability Rating

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

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Significant Problems Occasional problems with this vehicle are the AIR Pump, Fuel Pressure Regulator, Opti Spark Distributor (V8 engine only), Crankshaft Position Sensor (3.8L engine only), Fuel Injectors and Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) system. The EGR passages become restricted causing Diagnostic Trouble Code P0400 to set. The cost to repair the AIR pump is estimated at $214.51 for parts and $45.50 for labor. The cost to repair the Fuel Pressure Regulator is estimated at $67.96 for parts and $91.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Opti-Spark Distributor is estimated at $461.94 for parts and $234.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Crankshaft Position Sensor is estimated at $46.35 or parts and $91.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Fuel Injector is estimated at $127.46 for parts and $91.00 for labor. The cost to repair the restricted EGR passage is estimated at $10.00 for parts and $52.00 for labor All prices are estimated based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and does not include diagnostic time or any applicable taxes.

Transmission & Driveline

Significant Problems Occasional problems with this vehicle are the Transmission Valve Body and the Powertrain Control Module causing a Torque Converter Cycling problem that requires the PCM to be re-flashed. The torque converter Clutch Cycling can cause the customer to feel the engine is misfiring. The cost to repair the Transmission Valve Body is estimated at $482.46 for parts and $110.50 for labor. The cost to re-flash the Powertrain Control Module is estimated to be $65.00 for labor. There should be no charge for parts unless the Powertrain Control Module is replaced. All prices are estimated based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and does not include diagnostic time or any applicable taxes.

Steering & Suspension

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

Brakes

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

Heating & Air Conditioning

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

Starting & Charging

Moderate Problems An occasional problem with this vehicle is the Ignition Lock Cylinder. This may prevent the vehicle from starting. The cost to repair the Ignition Lock Cylinder is estimated at $89.66 for parts and $117.00 for labor. All prices are estimated based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and does not include diagnostic time or any applicable taxes.

Accessories

Moderate Problems An occasional problem with this vehicle is the Day Time Running Lamp Module. The cost to repair the Day Time Running Lamp Module is estimated at $95.79 for parts and $32.50 for labor. All prices are estimated based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and does not include diagnostic time or any applicable taxes.

Overall

3 out of 5 3 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.

Reliability History
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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997
Engine Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems
Transmission & Driveline Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Significant Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems
Accessories Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems
Overall 5 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 3 out of 5
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