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Crashes / Fires:
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Injuries / Deaths:
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Average Mileage:
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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier suspension problems

suspension problem

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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Owner Comments

problem #6

Jan 282000

Cavalier

  • miles

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

Headlamps failed on interstate, came back on but would flicker, dealer found 4 wires with corrosion. Dealer unable to find noise in suspension.

- Michigan, MI, USA

problem #5

Jan 242000

Cavalier

  • miles
When trying to make a turn consumer could hear noise coming from the front of vehicle while turning, the vehicle had been served twice on the rack and pinion.

- South Point, OH, USA

problem #4

Sep 291999

Cavalier

  • miles
When the brakes were applied engine raced and the front end started to vibrate. The dealer has been contacted.

- Oakdale, LA, USA

problem #3

Sep 141999

(reported on)

Cavalier

  • miles

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

No summary

- Washington, MO, USA

problem #2

Jan 151998

Cavalier

  • miles
I received my 1998 Cavalier as a graduation gift-,expecting reliability. I have had nothing more than problems. The car has been taken to the dealer nine or more times for the problem I am reporting. Each time I have taken it in I have been told that there is nothing wrong. I have removed both front wheels to find that there is one half inch of play in the rotors, causing the wheels to shift while driving down the road. Also, causing uneven wear on two new (front) tires. I am nine months pregnant and terrified to drive my own car for fear that the wheels are going to fall off!!!!! can something be done about this?

- Ozark, MO, USA

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problem #1

Nov 061998

(reported on)

Cavalier

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle will jerk forward when vehicle is in park position, and started engine. Dealer has done an alignment/replaced steering box. Defect is still occurring. Dealer cannot determine defect.

- Lawrenceburg, KY, USA

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