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2003 Chevrolet Cavalier Base 2dr Coupe

2003 Chevrolet Cavalier
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Front Wheel Drive, 2 Door Coupe, Sub-Compact
26 mpg city / 33 mpg hwy
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December 31, 2012, 4:56 am

Kermit T
 

Question: sludge on dipstick

im seeing some sludge on the dipstick when checking oil....coolent level never drops though...engine does not have a pcv valve....


January 9, 2013, 7:41 pm

Tyler O
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Are you doing the oil changes on time? Using quality oil and filters?

You can do an oil system flush using one of many available products.


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