Chevy Monte Carlo:  Clutch Slipping → Diagnosis

Your Chevy Monte Carlo’s clutch provides a direct connection between the engine and transmission.  Without it, it can’t move at all. This connection requires a tremendous amount of pressure.  This guide is intended to help you determine why your clutch is slipping on the flywheel. Note:  This article is for manual cars only.  Here’s the … Read more

Chevy Monte Carlo:  Hard Shift Diagnosis

One of the most common automatic transmission problems is shifting hard.  If your Chevy Monte Carlo has a hard shifting transmission is not only can be uncomfortable to drive, it can be a sign of some serious problems.   Transmission Shifting Hard Diagnosis:  Chevy Monte Carlo Here is a list of practical things that most … Read more

Chevy Monte Carlo:  Warped Rotors → Symptoms & Causes

  Rotors are metal discs that are visible behind the Monte Carlo’s wheel. They work together with the calipers and brake pads to slow down your Chevy Monte Carlo. Due to braking friction, rotors have to withstand and dissipate a tremendous amount of heat. This causes the rotor surface to be uneven making the brake … Read more

Chevy Monte Carlo:  Bad ECM → Symptoms + Diagnosis

Your Chevy Monte Carlo’s ECM (Engine Control Module) is its brain.  Just like a human’s brain, your Monte Carlo can’t function without it. It is sometimes referred to as the ECU or PCM.  It’s all the same thing. The ECM controls and directs your entire drivetrain (unless there is a serrate transmission controller). When an … Read more