1999 Chevrolet Cavalier Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier

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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier
$
624
to $
2,603
1999 Chevrolet Cavalier
$
537
to $
864
1999 Chevrolet Cavalier
$
227
to $
1,660
1999 Chevrolet Cavalier
$
110
to $
343
1999 Chevrolet Cavalier
$
283
to $
1,428

1999 Chevrolet Cavalier Problems

Power Window Motors May Fail From Overheating

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.

Turn Signal Switch May Fail and Cause Signals Not To Work

The turn signal switch in the steering column may fail causing the turn signals not to work on one or both sides.

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

Illumination of the Check Engine Light may be the result of a loose or worn gas cap.

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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier Questions

This whinning or humming noise seems like its comeing from the front and back (1 answer)

started over the summer going back and forth from ky to ohio, when it would get hot then it stopped now its back just as soon as I start it and will not stop, but its not over heating but the fan does not work, thought Id throw that in there., if I stand by the rear on the driver side it sounds ...

How to change timing chain (1 answer)

Why won't this car go into the relearn mode after a ignition lock cylinder repla (2 answers)

after replacing lock cylinder, it started,then died.the anti theft light came on steady for a few seconds and then went out. I waited ten minutes and retried, it did the same thing. doesn't enter then relearn mode

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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier Recalls

Recall 04V036000
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.
Recall 99V218000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES DO NOT COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 101, "CONTROL LOCATION, IDENTIFICATION, AND ILLUMINATION." THE INSTRUMENT PANEL BACKLIGHTING MAY NOT FUNCTION AFTER ADJUSTING THE INTERIOR LIGHT INTENSITY.

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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier Reviews

Overall best used car with just minor issues (knock on wood)
I have the Z-24 Convertable. I've had some small issues, like right now I can't figure out why the driving lights suddenly stopped working after changing a betterey out. But, 167K and still drives great!
At around 100k struts were bad. By 124K, lots of issues. Battery, brakes, starter, alternator, tires...AC still works, though! Only AM radio. ? Power locks bad, too. Only small engine oil leak, though. Trans ok. Made it from lower Michigan to upper Kentucky okay just a month ago. Whining getting worse. Two different repair shops say it is the power steering beginning to go. Running b...

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