2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Questions

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2004 Chev Cavalier. Shift interlock solenoid not working. NO NEW PARTS AVAILABLE. Chevy no longer stocks and no dealer in USA has. Dorman and so forth never made a replacement. How bypass? And still be able to remove key? I'm told the entire assembly must be replaced, but only available at junk yard. Since mine croaked at 80,000 miles I don't think a used one is a good investment. I am aware of safety concerns, but am capable of remembering to set ebrake if only option. Thanks.
PS brake light switch is good
The car rwill not come
Out of park, engine off mor on
What does my slave cylinder look like in a 2004 chevy cavalier Ls. sport 2.2l and is there a video that shows the replacement of it also
Took to shop for antifreeze leaking. Told it was bad water pump. Picked it up was making whirring noise took it back (only 3 blocks from our house) Now they've changed pump 3 times. They say they all 3 different brands still makes the same noise. Maybe timing or bearings not really sure. Something about new parts not liking old parts. We've always taken good care of our cars. Any advice?
What seems to make the problem better or worse? After driving antifreeze would leak never did before
How long have you had this problem? Off and on for a few weeks I though it was because I had over filled the resoviror a little but we don't drive very far only 7 miles to work So only after a longer trip
after driving home from work tried to shift to park. could not shift. never had a problem before this
we are going on vacation and we are going to tow the car behind rv but , the steering wheel wont go into lock position
It has a loud click, click sound from the dashboard. I googled the symptoms and I was told it was the actuator.
It happened like a light switch
The check engine light has been on sense we had it in the shop. We replaced the 02 senser and the plugs and the wires. Now the power stearing went out and we have no idea what it could be this time. Please help.
As soon as i start my car i hear a knocking noise under the passenger side of my dashboard. My heat & air work perfectly fine & the knocking slows down when i go faster. Doesn't seem to affect how my car runs but it's a little annoying & any help would be appreciated!
passenger side works, driver side will not move at all.
which o2 sensor should be replaced? is the sensor pre-catalytic or post-catalytic
I got ran off the road into a small ditch, it didnt cause me to have to stop or check my car. It drove approximately 60 miles that day. The next day I got approximately 25-35 miles and then it started smoking and kicked or jerked then died. It started back up but only for just a moment. I cannot remember if it made a pop sound or bang. I have been asked that question before in regards to this.
When I try to turn it on the fuel pump does come on. But that's all.
Could it possibly be ANYTHING else other than the engine? Is there a way to test something, or do something or some kind of mechanics " trick " as my uncle would say. And maybe to be able to find out or diagnose the ACTUAL and ACCURATE cause or issue?
I have been reading and studying on this for 2 yrs. I dont want to junk it, because its just idiotic to do so, even if it was the engine, the car itself is perfect inside and out, no wrecks, paid off, and you can get a new engine for as little as FREE-$375 depending on who you know. Some people however would pay $1500 or so by taking it to a shop and having to pay there price for a new engine.
Anyway, its worth more than $100-$200 to me.
So while I have had so much time to just read about it, since I have not been able to come up with $375, what a salvage yard has a new engine for, I read that it may be the computer module. Or ECM? Or eccetera. Is this true?
How can I find out? Please can you help me? I thank you more than ever, so very much. Thank you.
nothing wors on my dashboard
The oil is leaking into the alternator and on the belt.
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