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2002 Chevy cavalier. The RPMs are jumping when stopped then AC blows cold till I slow down or stop then it blows warm.
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
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Faint white smoke coming from rear, right side of engine on passenger side. Car is not over heating.
Hi there. There are a few possible sources of this smoke issue ranging from a small exhaust leak to a minor oil leak or fluid leak that is dripping on the exhaust manifold. It would be a good idea to...
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Just replaced my fuel filter and pump after my car stalled and wouldn't start. Stalled right after gettin it. I have more detail
Check for diagnostic trouble codes. If no codes have been stored, you can consider the typical causes for immediate stalling which are a faulty mass airflow sensor, faulty engine coolant temperature switch/sensor (typically at cold start only), faulty camshaft or...
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can't locate MAP sensor on 1988 Chevy Corsica.
The MAP sensor is on the intake plenum. They are pretty reliable and GM MAP sensors do not commonly fail. It is actually possible for Code 33 (OBD-I) to set due to erratic engine vacuum which is in turn due...
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Timing Chain
Hi There, The Chevy Cavalier has a timing chain. If the clinking sound you heard was in fact the timing chain, there is a good chance it may have snapped or potentially come off the timing gear, which could have...
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Where is transmission mount located in 2003 cavalier
The transmission mount is on the left side of the vehicle concealed behind the wheel/tire assembly and the inner fender lining both of which must be removed to gain access to the mount. The job requires a torque wrench as...
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02 Cavalier overheating
You probably get the high quote because of your long list of problems. The overheating is the most serious symptom and is the one you need to look at first. It may be a simple as a leaking hose. The...
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My car is jerking every time I'm driving under 10mph or when I put it in reverse. And was wondering will my car stop on me
If you have a check engine light on then you may have an engine computer code stored pointing to the problem. You may have a misfire, broken motor mounts or a mass airflow sensor or intake tube leaks. Have a...
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I have a 1996 Chevrolet cavalier and had recently replaced the master cylinder and can't get brake fluid to the back brakes but we
Hi Joan. There are many reasons why brake fluid would not flow to the rear brakes, especially if the vehicle has been sitting for a while. In most cases, when the brake master cylinder is replaced, a lot of air...
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How much dose it cost to replace the wiring harness in my2005 chevy cavalier
Hi Cynthia. Thanks for submitting your question to us today. I'm not sure if a wiring harness is the root issue of the symptoms you're experiencing. Usually when this issue occurs, it's due to fuel delivery or ignition system problem....
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Hi I have a Chevrolet Cavalier 97 Pressure Control in transmission error was occurring when using a a scanning tool , So We rep
Wiring can only be confirmed by voltage drop testing. If that was not done, the wiring will have to be re-inspected. Check for a poor body/transmission case ground. If the wiring is good, a GM scanner should be used to...
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I got my radiotor replaced.
Hi Tracee. Thanks for contacting us today. When a radiator and thermostat are replaced, there is a set procedure that must be followed to ensure that the coolant is properly bled, to reduce the onset of air bubbles in the...
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Hello, I drive a 2005 Chevy Cavalier. I put the car into reverse leaving my home. I attempted to put into drive and it was stuck i
The transmission shift cable or linkage may have failed. The reason you can't restart is if that cable failed you might be stuck in a position where the neutral start (safety) switch is in a position that prevents starter operation....
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My car is rattling am I still able to drive it
Rattling noises have many varied causes, some more serious than others. Rattling can be caused by a loose or worn sway bar, strut, body panel, or other suspension component or even the exhaust system. As you are describing it, the...
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97 cavalier flooded with fuel due to a fuel injector missing a o-ring. No start no crank
If you have already found the reason for the fuel flooding the cylinder then you will need to remove spark plugs and disable ignition and turn over motor to get out excess fuel. Then you will need to replace the...
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hydrolock reair
You can obtain a written, detailed quote, and schedule the repairs to suit your needs, by simply visiting YourMechanic’s Services page. Once on the Services page, please click on any service that you desire, then click on "Get a Quote"...
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2001 chev cavalier won't start
It would be very difficult to determine the cause of this issue without a thorough inspection since all of the electronics have been wet. I would recommend having the vehicle inspected by a qualified professional who is proficient in diagnosing...
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My car is stuck in park can't get into drive had to leave car at work what can I do
Hi There, This may be caused by a bad shift interlock solenoid, a bad shift cable or possibly a failed brake light switch. I would suggest having a professional from YourMechanic come to your location to take a look at...
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i have a 1991 chevy cavalier and i have a hose at the back right side of my engine that is not connected on one side. what is it
The hood should have a vacuum diagram for the engine and may identify the where the hose goes. If you check the MAP sensor on the back of engine to see if hose goes to it. If not then check...

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