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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier

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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier Problems

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

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

Brakes -- Verified

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.

Drive Train -- Verified

The rubber section of an automatic transmission cooler line may develop a fluid leak . In some cases the leaking section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be replaced to correct this concern.

1999 Chevrolet Cavalier Recalls (Recent)

Electrical & Lights, March 1, 2004

Summary: 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.

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Electrical & Lights, September 2, 1999

Summary: 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 Questions and Answers

justinneed4, 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier, 2.4L 4 Cylinder DOHC, Glenwood, IL

how can take off a strip bolt on the manifold connected to the exhaust on a 2.4 engine

minpins, 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier, 2.4L 4 Cylinder DOHC, Festus, MO

I recently took my car in and they checked it with dye and recharged it Charged me 73.00 2 days later it started blowing hot air and I took it back and again it was checked and told me it was the...

sam bo, 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier, 2.2L 4 Cylinder, Shawboro, NC

I put new water pump on the car,now its leaking water from the front of engine.Not leaking from water pump or hoses.Where/what could this be?

JimSnow, 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier, 2.2L 4 Cylinder, Charlotte, NC

Hi guys. My automatic '99 Chevy is low mileage (45,000). Don't laugh.;) Well maintained.

Anyway, I had the power steering pump replaced 3 days ago with the assurance that the irritatin...

Mohawk1, 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier, 2.2L 4 Cylinder, Derwood, MD

I have had the air conditioner flushed and they added the dye and the freon that they added lasted 3 days. After that, I have added more freon at least twice and it never lasts. I have added the ...

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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier Reviews

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 better than the other car (Honda Accord, approx same age and mileage)! Exterior body not holding up so well as the HOnda.

I have the Z24 convertible model. After spending considerable amount of time gathering parts for this POS I have determined the average lifespan on these is about 140K. Any repair that you need to do on these (and there will be many), is overly complicated and messy. Parts will cost between 8-10 times as much as they should because of replacing standard items with proprietary crap for no reason. I have been working through 1 problem at a time and I am not gaining ground. I just want to fix everything so I can get rid of this. It is the WORST car i have ever owned. It is no wonder GM went bankrupt, I'll NEVER own another GM product. The engineers at GM are either mentally deficient or intentionally evil.

Overall best used car with just minor issues (knock on wood)

only thing wrong with mine right now is i cant get the windshield wipers to work.

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!

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