1997 Chevrolet Lumina

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1997 Chevrolet Lumina 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 Evaporative Emissions Canister Vent Solenoid, 7x Crankshaft Position Sensor, Camshaft Position Sensor, Fuel Pressure Regulator, Fuel Injector(s), Intake Manifold Gasket (3.1L engine), and Timing Belt and Idlers (3.4L engine). The cost to repair the Evaporative Emissions Canister Vent Solenoid is estimated at $47.96 for parts and $32.50 for labor. The cost to repair the 7x Crankshaft Sensor is estimated at $43.56 for parts and $32.50 for labor, 3.1L engine and $45.50 for labor, 3.4L engine. The cost to repair the Camshaft Position Sensor is estimated at $47.48 for parts and $32.50 for labor, 3.1L engine and $118.43 for parts and $117.00 for labor, 3.4L engine. The cost to repair the Fuel Injectors is estimated at $127.46 for each injector (there are 6 injectors) and $208.00 for labor, 3.1L and 3.4L engines. The cost to repair the Fuel Pressure Regulator is estimated at $67.96 for parts and $162.50 for labor, 3.1L and 3.4L engines. The cost to repair the Intake Manifold Gasket on the 3.1L engine is estimated at $37.95 for parts and $357.50 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 estimated based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable taxes.

Transmission & Driveline

Significant Problems An occasional problem with this vehicle is the TCC Regulator Valve in the Transmission Valve Body. A problem with the TCC Regulator Valve can cause the vehicle to loose TCC operation or feel like an engine miss while driving between 40 and 60 mph. The cost to repair the Transmission Valve Body is estimated at $482.00 for parts and $390.00 for labor. All prices are estimated based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable taxes.

Steering & Suspension

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

Brakes

Moderate Problems An occasional problem with this vehicle is the ABS Motor Pack assembly and the Wheel Speed Sensors. The cost to repair the ABS Motor Pack is estimated at $332.69 for parts and $97.50 for labor. The cost to repair the Wheel Speed Sensor is estimated at $54.55 for parts and $65.00 for labor. All prices are estimated based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or applicable taxes.

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 Assembly. The cost to repair the Ignition Lock Cylinder is estimated at $53.54 for parts and $130.00 for labor. All prices are estimated based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or applicable taxes.

Accessories

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

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: 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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