1993 Chevrolet Caprice Wagon - Reliability

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Base Wagon (5.0L V8 4-speed Automatic)

Reliability Rating for 1993 Chevrolet Caprice Wagon by Identifix

Ratings Key Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems
  Rating Comments
Engine Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Distributor Shaft and the Powertrain Control Module (PCM).

The cost to repair the Distributor Shaft is estimated at $67.00 for parts and $97.50 for labor. The cost to repair the PCM is estimated at $150.00 for parts and $52.00 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
Steering & Suspension
Brake Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the ABS Pump Relay and the Front Wheel Speed Sensors.

The cost to repair the ABS Pump Relay is estimated at $12.00 for parts and $26.00 for labor.The cost to repair the Front Wheel Speed Sensors is estimated at $50.00 each for parts (total of 2) and $58.50 for labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
Heating & Air Conditioning This vehicle was originally charged with R-12 refrigerant which is no longer being manufactured.

The refrigerant is still available, but it is very expensive ($25.00-$50.00 per pound, 2-5 pounds per vehicle). Conversion to the new R-134A refrigerant is possible, at an average cost of about $100-$250 parts and labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
Starting & Charging
Accessories An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Center High Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL) Bulb, causing the loss of Cruise Control.

The cost to repair the CHMSL Bulb is estimated at $4.00 for parts and $26.00 for labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
Overall 4 out of 5

Reliability Ratings displayed above reflect style specific standard features and may vary from aggregated values displayed for the same year in the historical model overviewed bellow.

Reliability History for Chevrolet Caprice Wagon by Identifix

  1993
Engine
Transmission & Driveline
Steering & Suspension
Brake
Heating & Air Conditioning
Starting & Charging
Accessories
Overall

Reliability Ratings by Identifix is based from repair shop-reported issues. Though this data may be for years prior to model you are researching, it exposes how reliable this model platform has been historically.

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