2000 Daewoo Lanos Consumer Discussions

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Daewoo A/C not working

Written by: raywoo on Jun 3, 6:11:18 PM

Was looking for suggestions on to check for an A/C problem in a 2000 Lanos. I have added freon and brought the pressure into the ‘Blue’ good I press the ‘A/C’ button on the and the green light comes on, but the A/C clutch does not engage.

I metered the plug to the clutch and it not have 12volts present the. Read More

Lanos Part Name

Written by: donice on Jul 14, 2011 PM

Can anyone help this car novice? I need a replacement for my 2000 Daewoo Lanos but seem to find out what the part name is. I got a couple of (from mechanics no less) i.e vapor canister, EVAC and EVAP Canister, but when I parts dealers with names I either got no results or got with pictures that nothing like. Read

turns over doesn’t to start.

Written by: ceceascece on Aug 16, 12:06:41 AM

hi, my name is cece. i a 2000 daewoo lanos i got a couple of weeks ago. i even put 100 miles on it,(i got it 81,000 miles on it) and i am already to have problems. first was what seemed to be minor at the i had parked to go into a store and shopping for about an hour or so, Read More

Re: 2000 Leganza [nmcgx3]

Written by: on Jun 27, 2010 11:37:06 AM

I had a similar with my 2001 Lanos. I it to a local car dealership and they a cap that is under the reserve, for and that fixed the problem. that Daewoo parts are with other cars the Swift or other small – so the cost should not be so to repair minor details this one.

Re: Air blowing

Written by: raywoo on May 31, 2010 AM

The air control knobs are not built all strong. if you were to gain to them you would see the clear that they are made out of, and the that crack on them. allows the cable to come and prevent any movement. I was able to fix by removing them and drilling a of small holes and then a thin piece of. Read

Re: 1998 daewoo lanos cambelt query [daz27]

by: raywoo on Apr 25, 2010 4:09:41 PM

The engine is an ‘Interference’ type if the timing belt breaks it allow the pistons to contact the It happened to me with my 2000 bent all 16 valves, luckily the were ok. Did the work myself, got all of the on ebay for about $300.00. was 4 years ago and it is still running

If you have a Daewoo, Make Read More


by: chad17 on Nov 9, 2009 8:05:57 AM

My Lanos is having problems I start the car and it idles fine. the moment I try and put it in drive the engine out and dies. If I apply the gas sometimesw it nd other times it goes it should. Once I get out of first, it fine.

This is an automatic. my problem, besides it’s a


Written by: on Oct 28, 2009 1:25:52 PM

I have a Daewoo Lanos my transmission out. The guy that looked at this car has a nonrepairable transmission. Is true? If so where can I find a for it.

Are there any repair shops sell them because I the online Daewoo company cost an arm and a leg?

Car Starts Dies

Written by: notownts on May 17, 9:17:15 PM

Daewoo 2000 Car will start then later it will …. it’s started I can push on the gas pedal and it will rev up, but if I push too far on gas pedal it will immediately

It will run fine with starter fluid. Makes me something to do with fuel. I can the Fuel Pump turn on. changed the Fuel Filter. More

1999 Daewoo Leganza SE miles with a EVAP of P0440

Written by: bondobudie54 on Oct 28, 11:09:04 AM

I have a 1999 Leganza SE 57,000 miles a EVAP code of P0440 I two problems 1st check engine comes on and code P0440 up EVAP Emission Control Malfunction I was told that it be the gas cap but i changed it with my Lanos gas caps are OK, I checks for leaks on all the way to the rear of the. Read

parking brake light

by: mazerunner on Sep 28, 2008 4:24:41 PM

like my Daewoo’s having trouble. I have a 5-speed Daewoo Lanos S (model 2000). When I accelerate and get to shift from 1st to 2nd gear, I the parking brake light on the dashboard.

Of course the parking is not activated, but it’s very As I keep accelerating after 2nd gear, the parking brake turns off. Does have any. Read

My Lanos

Written by: mazerunner on Sep 17, 7:00:04 PM

I own a 2000 Daewoo S. It’s a 5-speed manual hatchback with 77,000 I love this car. It has put me down once. I’ve all the regularly scheduled maintenance and it that my Daewoo is rewarding me as a

It’s not a luxury car by any means, but the car is reliable. Now I want to upgrade to a Sonata, but it. Read More

my car hasn’t been working for 2

Written by: amanda613 on Aug 26, 2008 PM

I have a 2000 Daewoo 1.5L. The problem is the number one gas fouls. The spark plugs been swapped, new plug new coil pakc, new cam positioning injections swapped, ecm changed.

is no oil in the water or water in the oil. else can be done?

2000 SX Sedan

Written by: joeyace on Aug 24, 2:16:14 PM

just found out my has the same car as mine by coincidence and was in an accident she wants to sell the factory owners manual the vinyl or leather case. anybody use this?

Re: 2000 SX Sedan [gflily]

Written by: on May 26, 2008 10:45:42 PM

I have a Daewoo Lanos that a gave to my husband and I. It runs but we can not get it to pass smog, so therefore, we register it. I see that you said you a new ECU, so did we because we were that was probably the prolem, it help. May I ask why you bought a ECU?

Re: Daewoo/Lanos SX Sedan [echeverria]

by: joeyace on May 9, 2008 8:47:10 AM

so much i appreciate your any i deas as far as junkyards that woos or should i just calling?

2000 Daewoo/Lanos SX

Written by: joeyace on May 3, 2008 PM

thank you for your response im so new at that anybody that me the slightest bit of information about my new car im all ears thanks guys for Joe

Re: 2000 Daewoo/Lanos SX Sedan

Written by: gflily on May 3, 2008 PM

I have purchased parts for my Leganza CDX on eBay for reasonable I got an ECU for $60! There are online you can buy from, but they are expensive. I check to see if there is another similar to your that you can out parts.

For my Leganza, the ’99 Rodeo has the same engine, so but electrical can be used in my. Read

Re: 2000 Daewoo/Lanos SX Sedan

Written by: joeyace on May 3, 2008 AM

thanks for responding you said 595 441 pretty far i live in sunny i need somebody closer to you know the difference between the woo sx and the not sx? somebody told me about a in hialeah (?) you said dealer? are still woo dealers. you are right we are on the subject 3 people never to be 1) attorneys 2) cops 3) mechanichs.need. More

Re: 2000 Daewoo/Lanos SX [joeyace]

Written by: echeverria on May 3, 2008 AM

I live in Miami too. I and I own a Daewoo 99 with 123k if a mechanic tells you that you a mistake I dont think you trust him. Daewoos are just like any other in the category. yes you cant get the parts at the auto parts store( thats why the lazy mechanic you that) but they are available in Read More

2000 SX Sedan

Written by: joeyace on May 2, 4:18:16 PM

i posted a message the day but it was removed because i included my number, thats how desperate i am new at this .mr shiftright responded and i am greateful for that and even me links to repair shops,but i click on them. but this is my everybody, again:i just a 2000 woo lanos sx with 69k the owner told me i. Read

Re: 2000 Daewoo/Lanos SX Sedan

Written by: rolonhiway on Apr 29, 2008 AM

Joe do not get worried. Here is a link of http://www.daewoous.com/Locator.aspx They still fix cars and can get parts. Most stores carry some for the car. I would be more about the timing belt and than the coil.

The coil the plugs. If one does not fire it run ruff but not any faster. The valve gasket also has to be replaced. More

Timing Belt and Tensioner. Daewoo Lanos

by: cbrook1 on Apr 15, 2008 6:10:06 PM

The belt failed on my Daewoo at 103,000 miles. My car had been the exception. a perfect car with gas mileage. I chose to repair the car at a of $2000.00.

The repairs were by a local dealer who had previously a Daewoo dealer, and still the cars. 3000 miles the repairs, the timing belt failed, and again. Read

Re: 2000 lanos …, no no spark [bruce37]

Written by: on Feb 12, 2008 12:08:17 PM

Hope you get and can respond. Have already head twice on my daewoo timing belt breaking and slipping off again. Have the entire fuel system and now the car went … while I was it.

I had hit a dog the night before but the car made it all the way with no problems. The next day I it less than a. Read

Re: Daewoo lanos 2000 [antal]

Written by: elnebuloso on Dec 10, 10:38:47 AM

hello first here i own a lanos and they theres under passenger good luck.

airbag wont go out

Written by: bruwal on Dec 6, 10:07:49 AM

i recently bought a 2000 daewoo lanos. it was in back end after all repairs done the airbag light not go out. any ldeas need to go out for inspection thanks bruce in pa

Valve Torque question

by: pjwjrw on Nov 15, 2007 7:29:43 AM

My has a 2000 Daewoo Lanos has 65,000 miles on her car. We a leak coming from the cover, so I removed the plastic and noticed that I had a bad valve bolt that was hidden by the and causing the leak. I was able to the valve cove and gasket and I 2 other valve cover that were stripped. I. More

2000 lanos no fuel no spark

Written by: on Aug 30, 2007 5:50:59 PM

Hi Sherry, I to thank you again for your and phone help, we found the and it was a problem mentioned on the Daewoo board a long time but no info on exactly where to the infamous broken orange that kills the gas and ignition. we found it near the computer the rug where it went to a termination it was. Read More

Daewoo lanos died, no no spark

Written by: bruce37 on Aug 30, 5:47:17 PM

Hi Sherry, I want to you again for your posting and help, we found the problem and it was a mentioned on the Daewoo message a long time ago, but no on exactly where to find the broken orange wire kills the gas and ignition. Well we it near the computer under the rug it went to a termination block, it Read More

Daewoo lanos 2000

Written by: antal on Aug 10, 2007 PM

i would like to know if you know where the ECM computer is. The is that at times, idle passes from 800 rpm to 1500rpm any reason, and the computer doesnt any code. I changed the Idle Air Valve but it didn’t solve the

If you guys know what problem is about, please because i dont know to do anymore! Thanks. Read

Re: 2000 Lanos [podunk503]

by: wallstreetguy on Jul 26, 2007 1:48:09 PM

I had a problem with a Daewoo I had a lot of oil in the spark plug area. My thought was that it was leaking the valve cover gasket so I one on the internet. I cleaned up the oil and replace the It was still leaking oil.

I did an search and found out that person had the same problem. He Read More

New problem

by: isabellarose32 on Jul 15, 2007 7:50:57 AM

Ok I my daughter’s Daewoo Lanos 5-speed) up to the stop sign, it (quietly) a few times and the car died, restart. The timing belt is on and snug, but doesn’t turn the key is turned. The car will try and move in gear, and clutch is released, it won’t turn over.

else with this I don’t know of any mechanics. More

Re: 2000 Daewoo Idling Problem [rags83]

by: gurugee on Jul 2, 2007 8:20:37 PM

Hi, i am vaccum hose problem in my leganza 2000 DOHC, if you the same car can you please send me close pics of hoses and vaccum system. Thank you

Re: 2000 Daewoo Lanos Problem [isabellarose32]

Written by: on Jul 2, 2007 8:39:18 AM

If you haven’t had the belt checked I’d try first? That’s what my was doing and it cost me an engine.

Re: Daewoo Lanos Idling [isabellarose32]

Written by: ehamilto55 on Jun 21, 6:20:00 AM

I would check the hoses. Leaking Vacuum can cause the Daewoo to Idle Coats Daewoo In California has parts for Daewoo’s and cheaper any other dealership I have to get parts from.

2000 Lanos Idling Problem

by: isabellarose32 on Jun 19, 2007 8:07:42 PM

We a bought a 2000 Daewoo 5 speed for our daughter. It runs except for sometimes it idles high. Sometimes turning on or off the A/C there seems to be no rhyme or to when it happens. When it happen it is when we are stopped at a or stop sign. Once we get it runs great.

The other was there. Read More


Written by: podunk503 on Jun 14, 6:29:09 PM

So I was driving my friend’s Daewoo the other night and the engine light came on. The da I took it in and found out cylinder 3 Bought new spark plugs get wires right away order item.

So took off plugs and there is oil in there every plug. Tried to as much out before taking out then put new ones. Read

Re: Daewoo Heating/Cooling System [gray88olds]

Written by: raywoo on Feb 7, 9:40:19 PM

I had that same code on my 2000 daewoo and the heat never really got hot the car. It did turn out to be the thermostat, are you you installed the right one? The one I was already in the plastic housing.

I mine was not fully closing so the never remained long inside the motor to get real

Re: major timing problems.

Written by: klemushin on Jan 16, 2007 PM

Hey Ray, My timing belt went on are 2000 daewoo have all the parts to fix it but after want to make sure the are not bent,and do I have to return the the crank shaft to the right how do I go about doing this,I find any ifo on TDC,first # spark car is great,except to find info to on it.Thanks. Read More

Re: major timing problems.

Written by: raywoo on Oct 17, 2006 PM

Just did a timing belt on my 2000 daewoo lanos. the two cam gears each have a mark on them, these face one another. The crank has a timing mark on it, it lines up a mark in the oil pan flange, basically mark is straight down. All of my were bent, make you check this, if the belt or was. Read More

Re: timing problems. [woo1]

by: pushrod2 on Oct 17, 2006 2:09:46 PM


Re: 2001 Lanos start [digitrak]

Written by: on Oct 9, 2006 9:07:10 PM

I went to my 2000 Daewoo Lanos one day and it the same way, like the was turning but not engaging anything. Man was I The Teeth had stripped off the timing aroung the crank shaft and I heard was the starter turning the after all four pistons had the valves and bent them, is no compression once that so the. Read More

Lanos ECU problem

Written by: on Sep 8, 2006 2:18:06 AM

Can anyone me – my 2002 Lanos 1.6 30,000 miles)has been by the local Chevrolet garage (in the UK took over Daewoo) as a new ECU, at a cost of Ј1000 I can’t afford. I don’t believe this is the problem. It was revving a lot, sometimes the revs were up to 2000 and tried to upgrade the software but Read More

Camshaft engine light

Written by: on Aug 2, 2006 5:43:18 PM

Like of the other stories i’ve in here I bought a 2000 Daewoo this Feb. at an yard. It had 47,000miles on it and my uncle who is a hooked it up to his computer and said it ran a brand new car. So i bought it for a lil 3,000.

Well over the i went out of town and left my Read More


Written by: raywoo on Jul 24, 7:47:44 PM

Daewoo Lanos

Can anyone that is with replacing the head on a Daewoo Lanos 1.6L, me whether the head gasket on dry or with sealer, and if so what Also what is the proper for the head bolts? Thanks, (Victim of a timing belt and 16 bent valves)

Misfireing and HELP

Written by: sebzy on Jul 16, 4:03:17 PM

Have a nightmare on my here. Daewoo lanos THe follwoing symptoms have shown 1. Engine is running and causing lots of vibration 2. is solw and requires you to floor it any reasonable response. 3. Cut outs driving and when idle.

4. around the gear box getting very hot but this maybe from engine. I’ve all the sparks and replaced. Read

I Don’t Know What to Do

by: madonna65co on Jul 9, 2006 8:57:23 AM

My 2000 Daewoo Lanos was fine. I took it in for an oil change and servicing, including brakes.

Two after I picked it up it died I was driving about 25 miles per I took it back for a complete at the mechanics recommendation. He called and me it needed a cam senor some repairs etc. and it would about $1,500. Read

Daewoo lanos Transmission

Hi guys, i have had my lanos a now, the engine while the car is runs beautifully, no problems so ever. The problem im having is when driving the car which is a it makes a nasty noise i put my foot the the floor while the is going between 2000-3000 I took it to the garage and they the clutch. I. Read More

Re: cylinder in 2000 daewoo [wjensen]

Re: HELP. cylinder in 2000 lanos [wjensen]

HELP. in 2000 daewoo lanos

by: wjensen on Feb 15, 2006 8:21:46 PM

-I pulled the plugged wires on my car and forgot to mark them! is the #1 cylinder. What is the firing Is it 1234 or 1342? I am just myself here! HELP. I don’t mark them the book tells me- guess it did not tell me!!

Re: Timing [carguy60]

Written by: wjensen on Feb 15, 8:17:04 PM

My daughter lost her belt at 35,000 miles on her Daewoo lanos

2000 Lanos

Written by: shaly2 on Jan 15, 6:41:14 PM

I have a 2000 Lanos I have purchased a filter for my car and need to know it is located to replace it. I hope this will increase the gas Please help me if you can


Written by: shaly2 on Jan 15, 2006 AM

I own a 2000 Daewoo Lanos. I get gas mileage. I have been that if I change the fuel this will help. I a filter but do not know where it Can you help me.?

check oil, 2000 Lanos SE

Written by: cureton on Dec 9, 2005 AM

Hi, I am trying to change the gearbox oil on a Daewoo lanos SE – However I can not for the life of me find the plug and the fill plug. I can drain the transaxle by removing the plate at the bottom of the diff, this does not help me filling it (Unless I turn the car up down) and to what. Read

Manual Transaxle/transmission oil change

by: cureton on Dec 9, 2005 3:26:07 AM

Hi, I am to change the gearbox oil on a 2000 lanos SE – Manual. I can not for the life of me find the drain and the fill plug. I can simply the transaxle by removing the inspection at the bottom of the diff, however does not help me with it (Unless I turn the car up side and to what. Read More

Re: lanos recall question

Written by: dkuhajda on Oct 22, 2005 AM

No, all of the Daewoo cars should a clear title unless were a total loss by an company. The salvage title clears Daewoo Motor of any liability or warranty on the car so the recalls are responsibility, unless you can get a dealer to be Nthsa.gov web site is the web site to for recall information.

Some of the can be done. Read More

Transmission fluid check?

by: raywoo on Oct 10, 2005 6:46:29 PM

I a used Daewoo Lanos a year ago. 2000 It had 38,000 miles on it. This is the car I’ve come across out a dip stick for the trans. Is there alternate method to check the of the trans fluid?

Also, reading through the forum a I very much nervous my timing belt. The car is now fast 60,000 miles. Read

fuel gauge trouble

by: micron1 on Sep 11, 2005 3:11:41 AM

Lanos 2000, 1.6L, 75 000 When I put the blower (fan at position 2 or more, the fuel go down to empty. And sometimes the fan working, when I accelerate above 60 MPH, the fuel go down too. The fuel come back to his position when I restart the car without the

Any suggestions?

HELP instuctions for core

Written by: rkniroc on Aug 5, 10:00:14 AM

can anyone help my core poped i have a daewoo lanos can any one provide on how to remove and reinstall? thanx

Re: My 2000 Daewoo Lanos start. HELP please

Written by: angieplace2 on Jul 26, 2005 AM

I just recovered from the problem. My car randomly stopped one I changed the oil, replaced the plugs and all this caused a lot of as to what the problem was. As it out the air conditioning tube had plugged and was into my car under the carpet.

It had been going on so long it created a lot of corrostion on the plug. More

My 2000 Daewoo won’t start. HELP

Written by: missourijer on Jul 15, 2005 PM

My wife drove our Lanos to a appointment 60 miles from our She parked in the parking lot, saw her 2 hrs. Then when she to leave all the car does is turn but not fire up.

I had it towed home and have possibly ruled out the pump..I can disconnect the gas line on the side of the fuel filter and gas Read More

Re: Lanos Leak [stevenkienzle]

Written by: on Jun 18, 2005 11:55:17 AM

I discovered the problem on a 2000 Daewoo The carpet on the passenger side was with water. The AC evaporator is definitely the culprit. The hose is NOT the car it is on the firewall under the power rack.

The last inch or so of the is closed down to a small Well that is a pitiful from an engineering standpoint. Read More


by: 2000daewoo on May 28, 2005 2:37:48 PM

fellow daewoo owners. New to the and new to my daewoo. I have a 2000 and I was excited about the car because I little car, good on gas

A couple weeks after I got it. the engine light came on. dun dun) I knew about the on the sensor, and it had gotten fixed. I went to auto parts to check why. Read

Yes I am

Written by: jkobty2 on Apr 22, 2005 PM

My 99 Leganza is still trouble after 6 years. I maintain it and I am lucky in that my dealer is open and parts were in shortage. A lot of people in the USA got stranded their dealers closed. For reason in Canada we did not have problem.

Most of the problems I seen are with the Lanos and mostly in the. Read

Re: wierd problems [pdmmike]

by: sa3 on Apr 21, 2005 7:10:59 AM

Ok, I had the same My Daewoo Lanos 2000 was warranty and 10 times service to fix, but they never I decided to fix by myself and I did. My works fine so far. pipe for A/C was filled with and something else, and water was inside the car – passenger

Under carpet on passenger by the door are main cables. More

2000 Daewoo problems/solutions

Written by: pomvr on Jan 23, 11:34:19 AM

Hello folks. My and I have a 2000 Daewoo hatchback and just took it in for the 60k Here’s what we’re run so far: 1) Headlight wiring burned out – replaced under warranty 2) Thermostat split in half – we all of our coolant as it spilled out onto the but fortunately we pulled off right a service station that Read More


This is one great little

Written by: lanosdude on Jan 16, 2002 AM

Hello to everyone: I purchased my Sport in December. While owned many nice in the past, I have to say that for the this is one tough car to beat. of my driving is on city roads aren’t in the best shape. I the ride to be quite smooth for a car and the seats are fantastic.

The car comes just about. Read

Another Update on my Lanos


Hey man, the wife and I (newlyweds) own a celica, we decided we needed a 2nd now we live in WV granted the snow as common here, but we did get alot of we purchased a 2000 lanos S in feb of we got a great deal, just 7,500 on it, because it was already a old, and i have to say i was. More

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