2003 Chevrolet Cavalier Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier
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2003 Chevrolet Cavalier ProblemsSerpentine 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.
The turn signal switch in the steering column may fail causing the turn signals not to work on one or both sides.
The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.
2003 Chevrolet Cavalier QuestionsHow can I reset passlock theft deterrent system (1 answer)
I put new cavalier ignition switch in now car won't start theft system warning indicator light stays on disabling fuel
Changed ignition switch on car now theft-deterrent system light comes on car cranks but won't turn over and headlights stay on unless I disconnect the battery.
The tail light lens is broken but the rest of the assembly is fine. I just want to know if there is a way to just replace the lens. Are they separate pieces or do they have to be replaces together?
2003 Chevrolet Cavalier RecallsBrake Lights and Turn Signals May Not Work
The brake lights and rear turn signals may stop working due to insufficient contact between the socket and bulb. Inoperative tail lamps may not communicate the driver's intentions, increasing the risk of a crash. If both tail lamps become inoperative, the cruise control will not engage. Dealers will inspect the rear lamp bulb socket assemblies and apply grease or replace them if needed. The recall began January 18, 2005. The GM recall number 04083.