About Chevrolet Cavalier
Chevrolet Cavalier, as a small family car, was produced by General Motors' Chevrolet Division from 1981 to 2005. When it was first introduced in early 1981 as a 1982, Chevrolet Cavalier was meant to replace the Chevrolet Monza in North American. As a 2-door and 4-door sedan, hatchback, station wagon and convertibles equipped with front-wheel drive system, Chevrolet Cavalier had been manufactured for three generations for North American market. Since 2017, Chinese version Chevrolet Cavalier will be available as well.
The second-generation Chevrolet Cavalier (1988-1994) got restyled for 1988 and dropped the 2-door hatchback. Coupe and sedan were available in VL, RS and Z24 while convertible was only available as a Z24. During this generation, Chevrolet Cavalier was powered by a 2.0 L, 2.2 L LM3, 2.2 L LN2 inline 4-cylinder gasoline engine as well as a 2.8 L and a 3.1 L V6 engine successively. These engines though were coupled with either a 5-speed manual or a 3-speed automatic transmission. A fully redesigned 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier started the third generation (1995-2005). Trim levels were the Base, VL, RS, LS (wagon was replaced by LS sedan), Z24. In this generation, Cavalier got power from 2.2 L, 2.3 L or 2.4 L inline 4-cylinder gasoline engines fitted along with 3-speed or 4-speed automatic transmission as well as 5-speed manual transmissions. This generation Cavalier was also available in Japan called as Toyota Cavalier.
Chevrolet Cavalier Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
As a small family car, Chevrolet Cavalier is quite popular among families for outgoing or commuting. Though different drivers have different driving habits, this did not prevent that most drivers have met these common problems while driving:
First is the fuel system failure. Some Chevrolet Cavalier owners has directly pointed out that they have met the fuel pump failure as engine sputters at high speed, vehicle loses power while accelerating, sudden loss of power when vehicle is under stress, surging and engine could not start. Others also complained that Cavalier fuel rail would go failing along with the Cavalier fuel pump. So, if Check Engine Light comes on, you might as well check these two parts.
Second is the steering issue. Every driver knows steering system is important in helping navigate different road conditions and deliver smooth and easy to handle steering operation. While in Chevrolet Cavalier, people found leaking power steering fluid on the ground beneath the vehicle, it became more difficult to steer or the vehicle does not seem as responsive; worse condition is when turning a corner or while using steering wheel, noises could be heard clearly. Other symptoms included the steering tilt function could not be locked and steering wheel could not return to middle or operate roughly. Under this condition, Cavalier power steering reservoir and Cavalier steering column cover need a thorough inspection.
For a family, safety is the priority but the pleasure and relaxing should not be left out as well. In Chevrolet Cavalier, antenna could receive signals and send latest news or road information to occupants, which could add a flavor for journey. And door striker is important to keep door open or shut firmly, which means it could protect not only the life safety but also property safety. Many other parts such as windshield wiper or wiper blade, seat belt and so on also should get maintained regularly.
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