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2005 Chevrolet Aveo

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2005 Chevrolet Aveo Problems

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

The automatic transmission shifter may fail causing the ignition key to become stuck in the ignition lock cylinder.

Brakes -- Verified

Front brake rotors can wear causing a pulsation felt in the brake pedal. Our technicians often recommend replacement of the front rotors and brake pads as the best option to correct this condition.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

The turn signal switch may fail causing the turn signals to stop working.

Drive Train -- Verified

The speedometer may stop functioning with code P0722 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). This may be caused by a worn speedometer gear due to coolant contamination of the transmission fluid. If contamination is found the radiator is most likely at fault. The transmission should also be thoroughly inspected and repaired or replaced as required.

2005 Chevrolet Aveo Questions and Answers

Hokearmy, 2005 Chevrolet Aveo, Fairfax Station, VA

I have a 2005 Aveo and the instrument and shifter lights began to go out intermittently. Now they are permanently off. All fuses check out OK. I suspect a loose ground or common power line, but ...

c.nowak, 2005 Chevrolet Aveo, Ocala, FL

I just bought a used 05 Chevy Aveo, and noticed at night the shifter lights turn off soon after I start driving, and will come on again when I wiggle the knob or shift out of drive. I downloaded t...

pisstoffdog54, 2005 Chevrolet Aveo, Montclair, CA

My key is stuck in ignition and I cannot take it out, please advise on problem or a possible solution.

philmyboob, 2005 Chevrolet Aveo, 1.6L 4 Cylinder, Chandler, AZ

hello i have a 2005 chevy aveo and i just got the parts for the timing belt - water pump, pulley, timing belt, tentionr tmg belt or whatever... anyway i have a couple questions
1. my check engine ...

philmyboob, 2005 Chevrolet Aveo, 1.6L 4 Cylinder, Chandler, AZ

well i was driving a couple months ago and the check engine light came on and said errors for cam shaft sensor and timing belt but it went off a day or two after and hasnt come back since
any idea...

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2005 Chevrolet Aveo Reviews

2005 Chev Aveo
Purchased in Sept. '04. WONDERFUL car. LS hatchback
currently 72K. Thermostat went at 49K, had timimg belt changed at that time as due at 50K. I have oil changes every 3,000 with synthetic oil. everything original on car except tires and front brakes(at 47K). On highway trips to NC and VA get 43 mpg. in city driving more like 27mpg. Only issue is clear coat peeling off of air foil, rest of car is fine. I have used car to haul lumber, brick, furniture, you name it. will keep this car to 200K+ if possible then get another one:)

I have had this car since it was new, purchased in 2005 (LT model 4 door). I currently have 95,000 miles on it. For the most part, I am very satisfied with the vehicle. For the cost of it when purchased (with a trade in, out the door at $10k), I have gotten my money's worth. I have had some problems with it. I had a recall on the valves being over-machined during production, but took it to Chevy and they squared it away. I had an accident that caused some unibody damage, and ever since then I do have uneven wear on the tires. I have only replaced the brakes two times on the front end, and I don't think I ever have on the back. I have had to replace belts, had the transmission replaced at 60k miles (due to a tow company improperly towing, not the car itself). I have had issues with the brake lights (both ABS and Parking Brake), but there are no issues with the brakes themselves or sensors (electrical?). I think there are electrical issues with the cars. I have replaced rear shocks (and even shock mounts). But all in all, I can't complain too much. I would purchase one again.

Beware, Timing belt goes and so do the valves and possilbe engine Damage.Replace the belt NOW or your in for a big expense 2K or more!!!!! Gas milage overated. Got better in a 98 Escort that I wish I'd kept.

I would like to know is the aveo engine an interference engine? The timing belt jumped and I want to know if the valves are bent.

I bought my 2005 Chevy Aveo about a year ago. I have had nothing but problems with it. The spark plug wires broke and had to be replaced 3 months after I bought it, the check ingine light came on because one of the seals is bad, I have had to change the breaks 2 times, the control arm bushings are bad and the bearings need to be replaced. This car is a big headache. It is costing more to fix then its worth. I think its pretty funny that all these things went wrong after the warranty was up. If this is what an American company does to Americans then they deserve to go BK. Thanks Chevy for a great car!!!! NOT!!!

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