Chevrolet Aveo Repair and Maintenance

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

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Chevrolet Aveo Problems

Key Stuck in Ignition Lock Cylinder

The automatic transmission shifter may fail causing the ignition key to become stuck in the ignition lock cylinder.

Turn Signal Switch May Fail and Cause Signals Not To Work

The turn signal switch may fail causing the turn signals to stop working.

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

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Chevrolet Aveo Questions

Wheres the best place to get a whole gearshift assembly & is that the right name (1 answer)

The gearshift bracket that connects the shifter broke, now having to use vise grips to shift gears. Trying to locate replacement parts (whole setup) but no luck. Can someone please help me label the parts I need. Thank you for any help.

High beam came on automatically & doesn't go off (1 answer)

We were in a funeral procession & when the car started the high beam came on, & wouldn't go off for a few minutes . What caused this & is it ok or is it on recall? Tried turning it off by changing in between high low beam .

What kind trany fluid do I use in 04 Chevy aveo auto. synthetic or nonsynthetic (1 answer)

I need to know what type of transmission fluid they originally put in the 2004 automatic Chevy aveo. Was it synthetic or non-synthetic transmission fluid? Also how many quarts is in the transmission? I'm doing a drain by just undoing the plug cause I just bought the car and wanna change every...

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Chevrolet Aveo Recalls

Anti-Lock Brake System Malfunction

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) module may experience corrosion to its internal valves, causing the valves to stick. Sticking valves will reduce braking performance. Dealers will replace the ABS module free of charge to resolve the problem.

Daytime Running Light Module Can Overheat And Melt

The daytime running light module may overheat and melt, resulting in the potential of vehicle fire. Dealers will repair vehicles free of charge (a repair is not available as of the time of this writing).

Fuel Line May Break in a Crash

In a frontal crash test, it was discovered that the fuel line in the engine compartment could crack and short circuits in the fuse box were discovered that would make the fuel pump continue to run. If this happens and fuel leaks onto the ground, a vehicle fire could occur. Dealers will replace the fuse block and install a new section of fuel line that has been redesigned. The recall began November 16, 2006. The recall number is 06133.

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Chevrolet Aveo Reviews

Bought a used 2011 Aveo LT with 30 thousand miles. Overall, the car performs as a compact front wheel drive car does. The mileage is average and comfort is at bare minimum. Tire pressure indicator always lit: annoying... seat belts that refuse to retract properly causing the door to bounce off the buckle half the time instead of just closing: aggravating... The check engine light indica...
One gets what one pays for. Low air tire pressure light on since I've had it. Putting air in tires does no good. Have changed serpintine belt twice. Over 65 mph car squeals like a pig. Heavy wind causes hard driving to keep on road. Passenger front door starting to rust in middle of door. Had to have two sections of exhaust replaced. Front end needs alignment. Garage wants $1350 says everyt...
I bought my 04 Aveo in August of 2013 with 65000 miles for $5500. We immediately replaced the timing belt based on reports that it goes at about 60000 miles. Since then I have repaired all of the following: Catalytic convertor (2x, burned out in 6 months due to engine running too rich)-$1300 (second time it was under warranty) O2 sensor-$100 Spark plugs/fuel injectors $200 Major leak in r...

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