2002 Chevrolet Cavalier Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier

Get a Repair Estimate
Guaranteed by certified locations nationwide. Learn more
Get a Repair Estimate For Your 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 1,700 quality certified locations nationwide. Learn more

2002 Chevrolet Cavalier Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Engine Misfire

The ignition module or an ignition coil may fail, causing an engine misfire, the Check Engine Light may or may not illuminate. Diagnoses will be required to determine the cause and needed repair.

Front Brake Rotor Wear Can Cause Pulsations

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.

Coolant Leak & Engine Overheating

A coolant leak may develop from the water pump. The engine may overheat as a result of the coolant loss. A leaking water pump should be replaced.

See More Problems (17)

2002 Chevrolet Cavalier Questions

Turn signal and hazard don't work. (1 answer)

Originally, the turn signal lights, hazard light and brake lights didn't work. I replaced switch with new switch, but used one that did not have cruise control. does this matter. (It did get the brake lights to work now)
I replaced relay, but still have no turn signal or hazzard

Clutch slave cylinder or master cylinder? Help! (1 answer)

Ok so last week my clutch pedal started acting funny. Keep in mind 02 cavalier with 207k. I started noticing my pedal would slowly start dropping closer and closer to floor and when it would get really low I could pump it alot and my pressure would bounce right back to normal. Slowly after it wou...

What is causing car to overheat? (1 answer)

Power steering pump blew & serpentine belt broke. I replaced both but the car is overheating. I do see leaking around the head gaskets. What could be causing this?

See More Questions (142)

2002 Chevrolet Cavalier Reviews

We got this one brand new, for an economy car it has lasted us till now, I now finally had to do some big maintenance related things to it, the oil was starting to leak out and had to replace the water pump, radiator, and thermostat. ran with its original parts till now. 2015 great little economy car.
2002 Chevy Cavalier Coupe LS 2.2L SOHC, not Ecotec PROS: Will not stop running, dependable (163k). 2.2L engine bottom rock solid. Decent 30 mpg on hwy. Tight turning circle, easy to parallel park. Rides reasonably well. CONS: Car interior is cheap and not large enough for a teenager. Ditto, trunk. Various design defects: drivers window (replaced but still doesn't work), famous for bad f...
to the person that said riding lawn mower rides better ....not being rude ...but its the lawn mower causing ur bk pain sweetie... but then again you must be talking about a dif car!!!! save a horse ride a cowboy

See More Reviews (16)