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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier is between $326 and $398 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$362
Annual Repair Cost
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Illumination of the Check Engine Light may be the result of a loose or worn gas cap.
The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.
Front brake rotors can wear causing a pulsation felt in the brake pedal. Our technicians tell us this condition is best corrected by replacement of the front rotors and brake pads.
code p0742--irratic upshfting and down shifting to 1st gear
When try to start car shakes I think one of the pulley wheels have locked up.any thoughts would b...
changed wires - must have mixed them up
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES AND MINI VANS HAVE LOWER PINION BEARINGS IN THE POWER RACK AND PINION ...
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES. IF THE ENGINE FAILS TO START AND THE DRIVER HOLDS THE KEY IN THE "...
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. ONE OF THE REAR SUSPENSION TRAILING ARM BOLTS CAN FATI...
Overall (8 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
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Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
September 09, 2011
1996 Chevrolet Cavalier
I bought my 1996 cavalier brand new....i have 225545 miles on it..it uses no oil...it runs like a gem...i plan on running it until the wheels fall off...it is great on gas...i hope to get to 300,00...
January 19, 2011
1996 Chevrolet Cavalier
i have a 1996 and i got it about 2 years a go i have i think like 183k miles on it and i had to put a new gas tank and lines in it, new exhaust, also i had to replace that break lines ,new tires bu...
December 13, 2010
1996 Chevrolet Cavalier
What , does it when your oil light stay on?.