1997 Chevrolet Cavalier Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier
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1997 Chevrolet Cavalier ProblemsSerpentine Belt Tensioner May Fail
The serpentine belt tensioner can fail; it may become noisy and/or the belt may jump off. Replacement of the failed tensioner will be necessary.
The turn signal switch in the steering column may fail causing the turn signals not to work on one or both sides.
Illumination of the Check Engine Light may be the result of a loose or worn gas cap.
1997 Chevrolet Cavalier QuestionsHow much would it cost to change the piston rod on my Chevrolet cavalier 1997 (1 answer)
Car has sat for a year or so. Worked fine when it was put up. Trying to get it operational again. Now it needs a new battery but, connected to jumper cables, the engine will turn over fine but won't start. When it does start, it runs for about a second, purring along just fine, then quits...