About Chevrolet Camaro
Fond by youngster, boulevardiers and Hollywood starlets, Chevrolet Camaro was produced by an American multinational corporation General Motors Company's automobile Chevrolet Division from 1966 to 2002 and after an eight-year hiatus, it has been produced again since 2010 as a pony and muscle car. Originally introduced to compete against the Ford Mustang, Camaro shared its platform and major components with the Pontiac Firebird. It was named the World Car Design of the Year at the World Car of the Year Awards on April 1, 2010 and received many other awards. Now, it is in its sixth generation.
The fifth-generation Chevrolet Camaro was produced from March 2009 to November 2015 and went on sale in April 2009 as a 2010 model. Available as a coupe and convertible, it came in with several trim levels including 1LS, 2LS, 1LT, 1LSS, ZL1, RS and editions such as Transformers Special Edition, Synergy Special Edition, 2010 Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Special Edition, SLP Performance ZL550/ZL575 Special Edition and so on. And Camaro got many engine options ranging from 3.6 L V6 to 7.0 L V8 and power was sent through 6-speed automatic and manual transmissions. The current Camaro come in five trim levels: base LS, midrange LT, high-performance SS and hyper-performance ZL1 and Z/28. And now it is powered by 2.0 L I4 rated at 275 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque, 3.6 L V6 producing 335 hp and 284 pound-feet of torque, and 6.2 L V8 making 455-650 horsepower and 455-650 lb-ft of torque engines and engines sending power through 6-speed manual, 8-speed and 10-speed automatic transmissions.
Chevrolet Camaro Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
Enjoying strong performance, relatively good fuel economy, mechanical reliability, cargo capacity, handling and styling, Chevy Camaro is truly a good choice for young buyers. However, a wise driver would know that these common problems on Camaro also deserve attention:
First, what terrifies Chevrolet Camaro drivers most is the engine failure as they know it often indicates the vehicle is on the verge of breaking down. But fortunately, even you are a green hand drivers, there are simple symptoms to help you diagnose and solve this issue before it gets worse. Some experienced Camaro drivers told that firs of all, whining sounds will come from engine to warn you that something is wrong with it; then if you left unattended, the engine would deteriorate and have performance issues such as hard starting, poor fuel economy and hesitant acceleration. And once the engine overheats due to leaking coolant as well, all symptoms would only aggravate. Thus, please make sure the Camaro intake manifold gasket, fuel pump, rocker arm, spark plug, rod bearing, head gasket, timing chain guide, water pump gasket and exhaust manifold gasket are in good condition.
Second, suspension failure is another terrible issue on Chevrolet Camaro. More serious is that this issue often could not attract enough attention from Camaro drivers before it leads to worse situations. Thus, you have the need to learn about these common symptoms of this problem, which include clunking noises and excessive vibration from the front, steering to the right or left unintentionally, swerving or nose diving when braking, uneven tire wear and loose steering wheel. And the Camaro steering knuckle, shock absorber, control arm, sway bar bushing and trailing arm bushing are often the culprits.
Moreover, some other parts in Chevy Camaro though undertake important responsibility, they are easy to wear and tear due to vulnerable materials and harsh working conditions. Therefore, routine maintenance on them is the key to have a safe and comfortable driving trip. Camaro windshield wiper, wiper blade, seat belt, emblem, door lock, fog light, door lock cylinder and some electrical parts all match above conditions, and they all need to be maintained on a regular basis.
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