definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
30,000 miles

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problem #3

Jun 202004

Lumina 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer had difficulty making left turns at low speeds. Vehicle was taken to the dealer for inspection, and mechanic determined that the power steering pump needed to be replaced.

- Bradenton, FL, USA

problem #2

Dec 012001

Lumina 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 90,000 miles
The steering wheel locked up after the vehicle had been sitting with the engine off. The consumer had taken the vehicle to a mechanic, and the mechanic replaced the rack and pinion and power steering pump.

- Deer Park, TX, USA

problem #1

Apr 052001

(reported on)


  • miles
A loud noise occurs within steering pump assembly. Replaced rack and pinion steering which did not correct problem.

- Amarillo, TX, USA