Illumination of the Check Engine Light may be the result of a loose or worn gas cap.
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Repairpal verified 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier problems
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.
It is very common for the high pressure power steering rubber hoses to leak. Our technicians recommend replacing leaky rubber hoses to prevent the loss of power steering.
The rubber section of an automatic transmission cooler line may develop a fluid leak . In some cases the leaking section of hose can be replaced. In others, the complete cooler line must be replaced to correct this concern.