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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Owner Comments

problem #7

Jul 282000

(reported on)

Cavalier

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Both doors have rattles sounds like crash bars weld broken or window guides lose.

- Roswell, GA, USA

problem #6

Dec 211998

Cavalier

  • miles
Driver and passengers side door has noise.

- Cloquet, MN, USA

problem #5

Dec 211998

Cavalier

  • miles
Driver and passengers side door has noise.

- Cloquet, MN, USA

problem #4

Aug 121999

Cavalier

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

#1, the front brake rotors warped and the pads were worn. Dealer refused to replace under warranty so I paid out of pocket. Now second set of rotors and pads is in need of replacement. #2 trunk lid latch could not be opened with key, dealer refused to repair/replace under warranty, so I paid out of pocket. #3 reverse light switch failed, again dealer refused to replace under warranty, I paid out of pocket. Switch has gone bad again and I paid to have it replace a second time. #4 driver's door hinges were bent and door did not always close tightly, dealer repaired at no charge. #5 driver's side side had a metal bar sticking through the upholstery into my back. Dealer repaired at no charge.

- Vergennes, VT, USA

problem #3

Sep 141999

(reported on)

Cavalier

  • miles
No summary

- Washington, MO, USA

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problem #2

Mar 181998

(reported on)

Cavalier

  • miles
Uneven amount of paint on the rim of the trunk. Defective door gasket. Inoperative brake lights.

- Palm Harbor, FL, USA

problem #1

Dec 101998

Cavalier

  • miles
Smell of burning wires when driving. Radiator hose failed prior to/after recall repairs. Also, transfer case malfunctioned prior to/after recall repairs 98V013000. In addition, rear passenger's side door handle broke inside.

- Bristol, CT, USA

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