Chevy Cavalier Car Repair Help

Auto Repair questions and answers for the Chevy Cavalier. Find some help with your problem, and fix it yourself !

Problems related to engine won't start, EVAP system, alternator problem, radio help, engine swap.

i have a Chevy Cavalier pushed the clutch pedal and went to the floor. Used my foot to pull it up pushed it again same thing happened. Shift gears changed the reservoir tank and master cylinder and the slave cylinder and the

I have a 2005 chevy cavalier. I was riding around with very little oil if any and on a terrible tire that made my whole car shake! After a few times driving It like that I started hearing a rattling noise in my dash. I parked it and now it will not start. It tries to start but the entire motor shakes hard and it makes the initial start up sounds but wont completely turn over to start it.... everything inside still works.. ie radio, air, lights ect.

2002 Chevy Cavalier. How do you remove the front passenger side axle from transmission. Already have it out at the wheel end just in trans. still can you help me out. Thanks Jeff.

I have a Chevy Aveo and it has been making noise when I go over bumps. Something has to be wrong and after many trips to the dealer I just don't know what to do. The first time they said there isn't anything wrong with it. I brought it back and they replaced the strut mounts. Still had the noise, so again I went back.

1997 Chevy Cavalier 2.2 L Ecotec.

Question: Won't start . no spark,and no fuel, when cranking engine. changed crankshaft sensor, and a couple of others,with no luck. could you give me some advice on what could be the problem ?

2002 Chevy Caviler Engine Size: 2.2 Ecotec. Question: The headlights keep shutting off when i use my signals and stay off only my day lights stay on.

1989 Chevy Cavalier Z24 2.8 liter. Repairs for this problem: Replaced idle air control,throttle position sensor, cleaned out throttle body and plenum with spray cleaner,added sea foam to gas to clean injectors. Question: this car sit up not running for about 3-4 yrs,it will idle perfect but on acceleration it stumbles and dies,

1. Car does not boil over, but runs approx 225-ish or higher (major div between 195 mark and 260 mark)

2. Checked sensor and gauge by dunking sensor in a pot of boiling water, gauge reads about 195 just after taking pot of water off the stove.

3. New Water pump (aftermarket - advance auto) 4. New T-stat (180 degree, advance auto says OEM replacement).

5. Removed radiator, flow checked fine. reinstalled.

My 2002 Chevy Cavalier starts but shuts off immediately and the power locks wont work either on key remote or manually. please help me!! I just had the ignition switch and ignition cylinder fixed.

2003 Chevy cavalier bogging on uphill pull. My 2003 chev cavalier started to power out on uphill. It seems fine on flat ground.i `ve replaced the air/fuel filters spark plugs last year the fuel pump. Someone says it might be the catalytic converter. Would this make the car bog out on hills?

1999 Chevy Cavalier Z24 2.4L Twin Cam engine blown. My '99 Chevy Cavalier Z24's 2.4L Twin Cam engine just went out. Would I be able to replace the 2.4L with a 2000 Cavalier 2.2L engine? If so what should I expect for problems and issues? Do you know of anyone doing so successfully?

Problem with my 2002 Chevy Cavalier 2.2L four cylinder. I have a 2002 Chevy Cavalier that had an inoperable charging system. I replaced the alternator and the battery and there was no change. I soon found out that the alternator was not getting it's start signal from the PCM. I know this because I saw a diagram on the charging system and the red and gray wire that make up the connector come straight from the PCM.

2000 Chevy Cavalier. Theft light, Service engine light and sometimes check gauges... On the radio says local

Question = When i turn my key on sometimes the theft light, service engine, check gauges light comes on.. The radio also says local. I turn the key off and turn it back on and sometimes its OK

2002 Chevy Cavalier has no injector pulse .The car had a dead battery, i replaced the battery and discovered the pcm was dead, (no fuel pump, no gas gauge, etc.) Replaced the pcm, car turns over, all indications are normal and there is spark but car won't start. There is no injector pulse. What could be the cause.

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