1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier

1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Problems

A door window may move slowly or stop in mid travel due to a failing power window motor. The affected window may start working again after the motor cools off. Replacing the faulty window motor will commonly correct this concern.

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.

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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Questions

I am having the same problem. I have a 98 cavalier that stopped randomly on me one day. I did the fuel stater in the intake and it didnt start. Then after I towed it home and waited a couple hours it started fine but since then it hasn't started again. So i did the spark test with the scr...

I need total estimate cost plus labor. Car has 102,000mi. Is it worth replacing w/age factor?

while driving stoped at traffic light when started to go the felt like it was pulling to the left.after I parked the car several hours later went to drive the car again car would not go into gear

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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Recalls

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES. IF THE ENGINE FAILS TO START AND THE DRIVER HOLDS THE KEY IN THE "START" POSITION FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD, HIGH CURRENT FLOWS THROUGH THE IGNITION SWITCH, AND SOMETIMES PRODUCES ENOUGH HEAT TO MELT INTERNAL SWITCH PARTS.CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES AND MINI VANS HAVE LOWER PINION BEARINGS IN THE POWER RACK AND PINION ASSEMBLY IN WHICH THE RETAINER TABS WERE NOT CRIMPED PROPERLY. THESE AND SOME OTHER RETAINERS USED IN VEHICLES ASSEMBLED BETWEEN JANUARY 1, 1996 AND OCTOBER 31, 1997, COULD FAIL AND PERMIT THE BALL ...VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BI-FUEL COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS (CNG) VEHICLES. THE CNG FUEL LINE AND THE CNG HIGH PRESSURE REGULATOR COOLANT LINES CAN CONTACT OTHER FUEL (GASOLINE) AND BRAKE LINES ON THE VEHICLE. ABRASION FROM CONTACT CAN CAUSE A LEAK IN THE BRAKE PIPE, ...

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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Reviews

EXCELENT SERVICE ......THEY KNOW WHAT THEY ARE DOING ......GO THERE ITS THE BEST

very good car

This car had 13 miles on it when we bought it. We have had to replace tires all the way around, three times. Two new batteries. Alternator, spark plugs. Piston's and everything having to do with fuel had to be replaced at 50 thousand. As soon as the extended warranty ended, everything went down hill on the car. Have had to take to the dealer for various other problems many times.....none ...

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