2005 Chevrolet Cavalier Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier
- my car smells like gasoline when heater is running and when car is parked
- My car while idling, revved to over 3500 RPMs- what is wrong?
- Why would all my gages stop working including gas gage?
- WHAT COULD BE THE CAUSE OF MY CAR DYING OUT OF NO WHERE? Started fine,
- have no headlights and put in new lights and fuses
2005 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.
2005 Chevrolet Cavalier Questions
it usually revvs out of control whenever it idles, but this is the first time it's ever become dangerous ... jerked my car forward an into the vehicle in front of me
Aprox 3 mos.ago speedometer quit working
1 month ago thre rpm gage
Yesterday my gas gage was all the way over to my temp. Gage.
Something is seriously wrong how can it be fixed?
2005 Chevrolet Cavalier Reviews
Almost 200,000 mi and still runs great. Replaced, struts, gas pump. Fuel and gas gauge quit at 100,000 miles. Now odometer stopped working. Finally latch on trunk rusted away, and rocker panels are falling off. The car keeps running like new. Too bad the body is falling apart.
2005 Cavilier with 185,000. No problems so far except for a sqeeky clutch pedel. Fixed it by taking a can of WD 40 with the extension tube and giving a few blasts under the dash on to the clutch pedel spring and the noise went away. Easy fix, but it drove me crazy for a year. Come to think of it, I did have an issue with a weak throttle body spring that caused my gas pedel to go to the floor...
Lost auto shifter light at 4,000 miles - odometer light at 30,000 - radio just goes somewhere twice a month for about 5 minutes (since the 1st year) - other than that I love this ride. 70,000 miles now and I get 36/37 mpg at 55 mph steady. Fun to drive - bought new Oct 04 - I'm 61 years old.and too bad the dealer has always said that my electrical problems are my imagination or I'd buy another ...