5,529 miles; Aluminum flashing stuck in thermostat which caused Check Engine light to come on - Repaired.
8,431 miles; Stereo system wasn't performing up to par; had to replace radio/cassette/CD player.
15,043 miles; Antenna was loose and fell off; had to replace radio antenna.
48,148 miles; Front passenger brake hose broke and unable to replace. Sat on side of road for 2 weeks as I had a custom hose made - Cost was $118.00 for the piece, I put it on myself.
63,538 miles; Check Engine light came on; misfire in the spark plugs. Windshield Washer Lever on steering column malfunctioning; had to replace all.
64,323 miles; Valve cover gasket is leaking, heater mode cable came unattached from behind the dash board, oil leaking from oil cap seal and still having problems with windshield washer lever; again, replaced all.
68,370 miles; car is running real rough, bucking and stalling. Into the dealership to replace Cam Sensor.
71,283 miles; Heater Mode Cable becomes detached from the dial again behind the dashboard.
74,737 miles; Car is burning excessive oil; lead to the replacement of valve cover gasket, cam crank, and replaced right outer c-v boot and timing belt.
76,634 miles; Severe rattle in front end lead to discovery of a loose front end suspension.
78,247 miles; New Valve Cover Gasket leaking oil; replaced under warranty. Smell of antifreeze inside of car; discovered water pump needs replacing. Replaced front end brakes and rotors, seeing that it had to sit in the garage for 3-4 weeks awaiting the water pump.
79,671 miles; air conditioning is blowing warm air; dealership went through the a/c system and repaired.
79,752 miles; air conditioning system is back to blowing warm air; dealership is puzzled. All tests were done for leakage and all a/c belts were replaced and still does not work.
80,112 miles; Car stalled at red light of very major intersection. Car is towed to dealership; Cam Shaft Position Sensor is gone. I had it replaced.
80,175 miles; Red Air Bag light comes on in dashboard. Car never been in an accident; Air Bag Sensor is gone now. Unable to replace this sensor and now my car cannot pass inspection!
Nice style car, good on gas, but cannot find parts for it anywhere.
Rides like a freight train if it is not properly maintained every 3,000 miles.
Hard to get it to pick-up in speed, especially up a hill.
Very durable car. Has sat out for 3 winters and always starts in sub zero weather and no rust.
7th Nov 2004, 04:59
Done a far few miles there, maybe that's your problem.. unless you live in the country as opposed to the city.