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I have a bolt stuck in transmission mount in my 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier
Hello. This can be a very difficult repair due to the fact that the transmission is aluminum and the bolt is steel. This causes these to almost fuse together. It will usually take a lot of heat to get them...
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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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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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2004 chevrolet cavalier exhaust hanger fell off of broke, can i use a universal exhaust hanger?
You can use a universal hanger to support the exhaust to keep it from hanging down. You may need to use a clamp and hanger to attach the pipe to the frame support mount.
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Overheating and battery draining.
Go look again under the hood and be sure that the serpentine belt is intact. It could be as simple as that since the belt drives the water pump and the alternator. As for the water, using water in the...
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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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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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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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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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Whitish marks on car. Need to find a way to make the paint job look better without getting whole new one
If the damage to the paint is on the surface you can use a good past wax or mile compound to rub off the marks and follow it with a good wax. If the paint has been damaged then a...
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Hello I have a Chevy cavalier 2.2 L and I have a gas leak from my fuel filter to my fuel pump Line I have changed my Oring
Hi Devonte. Thanks for the question tonight. In most cases, when an O-ring is suspected of being the source of a fuel leak, it's replaced but the leak exists still there are three reasons why. First, the o-ring may have...
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Transmission works until engine warms up then the rpms jump and transmission won't change gears could it be the IAC? 03 cavalier
The idle air control valve will not affect transmission shift points. The throttle position sensor might though and there are other transmission controls, including electrically controlled solenoids in the transmission valve body, that might be at issue. It first has...
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My ignition is broken and theft system is causing it not to go in gear
You will need to have the damage to the shift mechanism checked to see what is damaged and have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic check and repair it for you.
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My radiator is froze and I'm going to take it to a friend's heated garage in the morning. Any advice on what to and not to do?
Hi Chris. Thanks for contacting us today. There are a few things that I would recommend. First, it would be better to NOT start the vehicle until the fluids have been fully melted. If the engine isn't able to flow...
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Changed transmission filter and now car stutters when accelerating from stop but is fine driving on highway
It may take some time for the new fluid to disperse and you may have erratic shifting but any slippage may be worn clutches inside the transmission and need internal work.
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it won't start unless I major pump gas. Check engine light on now. Smell/see small oil or gas leak in engine by carb. runs fine
Your engine is fuel injected, so there is no carburetor. Pressing the accelerator pedal is not normally required to start a fuel injected vehicle. However, if you have noticed that holding the pedal to the floor while you are cranking...
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I live in Florida and last week it was forecast to have freezing temps for a week or so...Anyways,I could not afford the antifr
If you are running straight water in your cooling system then you are taking the chance the water will freeze in the motor and cause damage to the engine and cooling system.

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