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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier

2001 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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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Questions

I had a random bad miss in the engine. Replaced these parts: fuel pump, wiring from pump to main wiring harness, spark plugs & wires, coils. Still has a very slight random skip. Will a leak in the e-vac system cause this problem?

We were driving down the road and our car died and wouldn't start back we looked in the hood and there was a orange oil so we then found out it was the head gasket. We replaced the head gasket,oil,oil filter,thermostat,transmission fluid,and finally the spark plugs.After we put it back togeth...

Just purchased this car & the signals/hazards flash for a few times, the first time I turn them on & then don't flash after that. Would this just be a flasher? I'm also wondering if there are bulbs for the headlights, other than the standard, that I can use, as I'm not used to...

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2001 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.

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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Reviews

I have a 2001 base cavalier. I purchased it as a 'rental return' certified unit in Dec 2002 , with 31000 0n odometer. I presently have 132000 on the odometer. I replaced all four tires at 65k, front calipers and rotors at 105k and batteries twice(Walmart brand) These are the only things ,except normal maintainance, that have been done to this vehicle. What do I think of this vehicle? The interi...

The thermostat float between 1/4 to 1/2 after 20 minutes of driving. I ad replaced the thermostat and flashed the coolant and still the same condition I have 78,000 miles in the chev. cav. 2001 what to do?

This is a fun car to drive in the city. I have owned this car since 2001 and had only small repairs. I replaced the fuel pump, front tires, and brakes. I have a sun roof and a good sound system. Enjoy it a lot.

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