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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier Base 2dr Coupe

1997 Chevrolet Cavalier
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Front Wheel Drive, 2 Door Coupe, Compact
25 mpg city / 37 mpg hwy
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my 200 chevy cavalier all warning lights and gauges die while driving. comes back on and out again.
Had alternator check. Car still runs good. Need to fix gauge probles. Please help
Asked by Willie G December 10, 2013, 10:05 am 0 reply
Car idols rough
gave it a tune up . The check engine light is not on. It shakes and feels like its going to stall. I have 124,000 miles on it.
Asked by R C December 10, 2013, 7:46 am 0 reply
Good morning my question is how l mesured
Transmission oil of cavalier-02-2.2-6cilinders sfi Thank you.
Asked by Hector M November 25, 2013, 3:14 am 1 reply
check engine light on and trac off light on
car is running rougher than normal surges when started while at idle in gear or in park and while driving engine light flashing tracoff light is constantly on
Asked by Melissa R November 3, 2013, 9:39 pm 1 reply
what should i do?
hello i have a 02 chevy cavalier ive hade it for 4 months now with no problem 2 days ago my car stoped moving but my lights,dashboard radio all still was on i figured i needed a ju...
Asked by Davon C November 7, 2013, 7:26 am 1 reply
trac off light
I have problems with my chevy cav 2000 due the trac off light on
Asked by M M November 10, 2013, 5:13 pm 0 reply
How to retract brake shoes to remove drum on 2003 Chevy Cavalier?
I am attempting to change out the rear brakes on my Cavalier. I need to retract the brake shoes in order to get the drum off (it will not turn freely). The manual states that I nee...
Asked by Jacquie B October 30, 2013, 6:51 pm 1 reply
what should i do?
I accidently hit a busted tire lastnight on the highway and when I got home the black plastic piece that was underneath the front of my car fell off. and now there is black cables ...
Asked by Jamie T October 28, 2013, 9:30 am 0 reply
my odometer
it keeps track of the miliage,but sometimes it wont light up or the numbers are not all there,everything else is perfect with the car,even no rust,keep my oil changed and never go...
Asked by Betsy R October 14, 2013, 3:24 am 1 reply
cavalier wont run!
I have a 2004 Chevrolet cavalier. it starts and idles rough, then dies when you give it gas. any ideas?
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