Biggest piece of junk I owned. I will just list a few of the things I replaced that I can think of off the top of my head. Ball joints, radiator, 4 injectors, 3 wheel barings, 2+ CV joints, muffler, leaks oil, digital dash goes in and out, clutch, window motor, blower motor, AC compressor, brakes, brake pistons, transmission mount. I'll stop there but I am sure there were more things. Heck all of those things were replaced between 4/98-10/00 then I gave the thing away free because I hated the thing so much! There was a radio station where I lived that said "Crank up the volume so you dont hear that funny noise your car is making" and that is exactly what i always did with that junker!
Quick, sounded cool for a V-6 (like most of those 3.1L do. But the most favorite thing was I knew it was going to Vehicle Hell because there was no fogiving that piece of crap! Taught me that the "feel good" feeling of buying American does not feel good for long!
Remove everyone of them from the road because there are a hazard to the driver as well as the public. Another suggestion is to spend a little more on an Accord because it will be cheaper in the long run. Unless of course you like spending all your time in the parts store and under the hood.
i have never seen so many problems with
a car within 3 years! i have had the
brakes changed(pads and rotors) fuel
pump, 4 of the 6 fuel injectors had to
be changed, the altenator, and the
transmission 2x. i finally got rid of
the piece of junk when the thing
wouldn't pass the emmissions test. it
also just started getting transmission
problems again. do a favor and look
into foreign cars. HONDA. i disliked
them at first(only because i was all
for american) but now am a total
believer in them.
Although the styling is real nice,
there have been too many
reliability problems with the on board
computer system for a recommendation.
I experienced problems with stalling
and shutting off after extended
highway driving. This does not
represent too much of a problem if you
are in town with plenty of
opportunities to get a quick tow.
However, if you are not armed with a
cellphone and are in the middle of
nowhere, as was my experience, this
little auto will leave you high and
dry if it decides to act up. The
exterior bits are also inferior. The
side molding comes off after a few
years and the rubber handle to the
turn signal tends to slide off.
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