2000 Chevrolet Cavalier Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier

2000 Chevrolet Cavalier Problems

Serpentine 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.

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.

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.

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2000 Chevrolet Cavalier Questions

where is the horn located (1 answer)

i already change the water pump but when im on the road it automatic over heat (1 answer)

Why does my car loose power and stall (1 answer)

If I drive my car to the office and have between 1/2 and 3/4 tank of gas, it will loose power and stall when I am climbing a 1% grade. This is after driving @ 12 mile with various grades already climbed. If I have over 3/4 tank I never have a problem. Help Please!

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2000 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.
Chevrolet Recalls 2000 Cavalier Because of Dash Lighting Illumination Issue

Recall applies to bi-fuel optioned Cavalier only. Federal standards require at least two levels of instrumentation illumination and the lights are stuck at the full level, making it difficult to see objects outside of the vehicle at night. Dealers will replace the fuel type indicator switch, which includes the instrumentation illumination control.

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2000 Chevrolet Cavalier Reviews

250,000 miles on it and it's humming like a little birdie... I'm planning on taking it way into the 300,000s. I drive a bunch, mostly back roads, about 100-200 miles a day. Has a good mpg, surprisingly - cause it's a tank. Two years after I got it (2004), a 16-wheeler rolled into it, I was told at a shop it was a goner, but fixed it for $350 replacing the radiator by a friendly mechanic. Had...

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