2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Repair and Maintenance

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

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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there is some coolant in there but I don't know if I overfill it, will that do damage? And, what marking do I fill it to if that matters?

When the speakers were put in, only the wires connecting to the speaker were replaced, and since then my windsheild wipers dont work. Noticed it the other night, shut the car off and turned it back on and they worked again.was down pouring earlier today and still worked, then they stopped in the ...

car would just die while driving or would not start but would after a while not will not start at all...no radio or anything would not make even a clicking sound when trying to start

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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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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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