Easy Fix (Kinda). -- The part cost about $20.00 but the labor at a Garage will be over $100.00.
1. Purchase a Crankshaft sensor (approx. $20.00)
2. Now the hard part !
The Crankshaft Sensor is located at the back of the motor by the firewall.
The Sensor is down-low on the engine block in the mid section of the engine block.
3. Installation: -- Take bolts out of engine mounts on top of motor by the radiator area. Now rock your car so the engine will tilt to give you as much clearence as possible at the firewall. Wedge a wooden block between the firewall and engine so the engine won't rock back and possibly pinch your hand.
4. Now take off the 'whole' alternator assembly bracket, in other words when you take the bracket off the alternator will still be mounted on the bracket.
5. Now your ready to start replacing the sensor itself, and I might add that this is going to be tricky and patience will be needed on your part.
6. Now take your 'new part' out of the box and examine it really well so you'll know what to feel for, also get a nice fit metric wrench and test it on the new bolt, why? -- because a lot of people strip the 10cent bolt and can't get the sensor out without pulling the motor. (Big Problem) --- Be extremely gentle turning the existing bolt in the motor, and when you put the new bolt in the engine block be sure not to tighten so hard that you snap off the bolt, .. again, Big Problem if you do.
7. Now you are ready to replace the sensor by "Feel Only".
8. Now take your left arm and stretch it out to find the sensor on the engine. Remember that the sensor is in the lower mid section.
9. Once you find the sensor unplug the wire from the sensor. --- You might want to take a break and re-examine the brand new sensor since you are doing everything by "Feel Only". --- The new sensor should be pushed down until you feel a good fit. -- Make sure the Oring is on the new sensor or oil will leak out of your motor.
Once you install the sensor then go back and put you alternator bracket back on and put your bolts in you engine mounts.
That's It !!
All of it. Generally 4.5 qts.
The Celebrity was replaced by the all-new Lumina.
I belive it is somewhere on the transmission, *I just replaced the speed sensor on my 93 Chevy Lumina Euro so look on the passenger side right below the alternator on the transmission. One bolt to unfasten, then lift out. Solved our problem of erratic movement of speedometer needle and changes in speed of cruise control, also slowness in accelerating after stopping.
A turn signal not working on a 92 Chevy Lumina may be out because of a burnt out bulb. If you replace the bulb and it is still not working, the turn signal switch may need to be replaced. You can get the switch replaced by a mechanic.
TCC Solenoid needs to be replaced. Usually the cost is around the $150 area +/- $25. my lumina euro just died at a stoplight one day, started right back up, but died as soon as I put it into gear. My transmission sensor needed replaced
May be part of the hazard warning module and replaced as a unit
I was driving down the road and my car lights went dim and my 1992 lumina started to lose power.
Was unit evacuated before recharge after compressor replacement?
Check sockets and grounds
Just had my turn signal switch replaced, for the second time, on my '98 Chevy Lumina. I paid $260 to a fairly trustworthy auto repair mechanic
The Chevy Impala (which closed out in 1996 along with sister Caprice) replaced the Lumina in 2001. Although it was assopsed to replace it in 2000 Chevy decided to keep it 1 more year. That final year sales plunged down to half of the previous. THEY STILL MAKE LUMINAS! But not in north america.
Our 1999 Chevy Lumina car - 3.1L at 150k miles has been very reliable, to date replaced alternator, reg tune up items (belt, hoses, ect...) and brakes.
If u have water in your oil pan u need to replce it.
Drove my 93 Lumina the night before, went out yesterday tried to start it wont start seem like batt was dead.Blower seemed like it was working but real low. but yesterday started right up now nothing when you turn the key.Batt hasent been replaced , neither ha sthe alt.
There may not be one, My 2000 Lumina has a plug on the lower drivers side of the radiator that can be replaced with a petcock. Rather than do this I removed the lower radiator hose to facilitate flushing the cooling system.
The alternator on a 95 Chevy Lumina 3.4l is replaced by disconnecting the wiring harness, loosening the retaining bolts, and removing the serpentine belt. The alternator can then be unbolted, removed, and a new alternator installed.
I just had mine replaced. It is located at the end of the top radiator hose on an LTZ model. I just had mine replaced. It is located at the end of the top radiator hose on an LTZ model.
THE ANSWER TO MY OWN QUESTION TURNED OUT TO BE A LOOSE WIRE MELTING INTO THE CRANK SHAFT SENSOR. AS SOON AS IT WAS TIED AWAY IT STARTED WORKING JUST FINE!
Lumina village is in Romania.
get new head lamps for the car
Have the ignition module and coil packs checked.
once have ball joint loose have to drill/remove the rivits holding it in, will be replaced with bolts/nuts
You may have the problem of your intake manifold gaskets. They are a problems on the lumina. I had to have mine replaced due to the same thing. Also check if your coolant is mixing with your oil if it is. Than it is definitally your intake manifold gasket.
My 94 Lumina APV (3.8L) would not start (when warm) - cranked but acted as if no spark or fuel. Mechanic replaced computer @ $350 (said too many error codes to diagnose problem) - did not resolve problem. Then he replaced the camshaft position sensor (CMP) @ $125 - that solved the problem. PB