The V-6 and base V8 could be backed by either a three- or four-speed automatic transmission, but the H. I looked for this car for 4 days because I wanted on so badly. The transmission ai starting to act up, missing shifts and slipping every once in a while. I have a 2000 Monte Carlo the overdrive does not work so I take it to gm they said I had a code stored on my computer and that the problem was a control or pressure regulator. Others have solved their vibration by implementing or checking for one or more of the following. The reason I am writing is because I check from time to time hoping to find a recall but every time I check all I find is more complaints on gm's 4t65e in a lot of other cars as well. My rear window defogger hasn't been working for quite a while.
Have it inspected or replaced beginning at 75,000. The contact managed to pull off the road. They say they can't fix it if it doesn't shift hard for them when they have it. I won't fool you though, this task is more involved than your typical oil change and certainly involves a lot more mess. To replacement or fix this problem is very expensive to do. I'd not give it away though! Vehicle was towed to the dealer who indicated that the automatic transmission had gone bad. The separate construction carried over for 1973, as was the basic all-coil suspension.
It only shows full or empty. The radiator that was put in was salvaged so I just bought a new one this time. When the car debuted for the 1970 model year, the only body style available was the two-door hardtop. I have had 4 brand new Monte Carlo's and never had a bit of trouble with the first 3. They said it was the head gasket and when they put the cover off I had piles of motor crud which was attributed to the detergent gas. Got like 140,000 easy babied miles on it. Yes it was slipping before, I changed the fluid and filter, took it for a test drive and it worked fine.
A four-speed with floor shifter was optional with the 305 V8, the first time a four-speed manual was offered on the Monte Carlo since 1971. Also, again Chevrolet made a limited production run of Monte Carlo Brickyard 400 pace cars, though none were available for consumers. They modeled the styling on the contemporary , although much of the body and structure were shared with the firewall, windshield, decklid, and rear window were the same. The 4th gear is out of it and I have to have a new transmission put in it which is going to cost me between 1,300. It can mess up one day.
Chevrolet sources, however, report that virtually all 1975 Monte Carlos were equipped with the Turbo Hydra-Matic transmission, which became standard equipment for 1976. In 1973 the trunk lock was below the trunk deck and above the rear bumper in a space that no longer existed on the 1974. We appreciated the performance-oriented floor-mounted automatic shifter, but the easy-to-read instruments would benefit from the addition of oil-pressure and water-temperature gauges. The V-8's were fitted with computer controlled Quadrajet carburetors. I have had to replace the instrument cluster, the gauges went a muck, like so many others have said too.
Took the transmission out and the pistons exploded inside, soo thats when I rebuilt it. My motor mount broke in between that, why didn't they just put rear wheel drive because of the power in a super charge transmission? Plugs 1,3,6 are on the back side against the firewall. If you have any questions, please drop me an e-mail. It has never run nicely. Two-door models would have a 112 in 2,845 mm wheelbase, 116 in 2,946 mm for , and 121 in 3,073 mm for. The 1973 Monte Carlo set a new sales record for Chevrolet, with nearly 250,000 sold for the model year.
That brought along 20 extra horsepower, for a new total of 130. Block the wheels, undo the motor mount on the top front of the engine. I'm a fan of a good tight wheel and touchy pedals Overall, I'm very happy with my car and am looking to purchase a second Monte Carlo as soon as I find one that I'm comfortable with and is in the right price range. A plethora of storage nooks allows plenty of space for tapes, cellular phone, maps, and other motorist trappings. Total production numbers for the final year of the rear-wheel drive Monte Carlo was 30,174 — almost half of the 1987 numbers. To the guy who complained about rear suspension being shot. A larger 5 mph 8.
It took me about 4 hours to perform, at a leisurely pace, with intermissions for lunch and parts runs. It has been months and I haven't a thing. A black 1979 Monte Carlo was used by Michael Platt and William Matix during the. The failure mileage was 84,569 and current mileage was 104,000. Ensure the solenoid bracket is flush with the valve body. Look for more at the end of this write-up if you plan on letting a transmission shop perform the work. Original review: March 27, 2016 I am hoping someone will help me before I go spending money on parts I don't need.
This seems like too many repair on one car. No 2nd gear working at all! I have heard from people who have experienced an extreme version of this problem where the engine actually stalls out. The write-up with pictures and diagrams outlines how you can fix this yourself. A performance model named Z34 emerged touting a 3. The swiveling Strato bucket seats plus console and floor shifter were still optional with knit cloth or vinyl upholstery. Open up the hood, look past the engine-you won't want to-and there's the F-car engine cradle carefully tucked beneath the stock Monte Carlo cowl.