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pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
150,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier electrical problems

electrical problem

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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 202015

Cavalier

  • Automatic transmission
  • 150,000 miles

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

I went on a trip to my home town, on the way there everything was fine. But on the way back I noticed I had dash lights on that shouldn't of been, like my E-Break (wasn't on) and my seat belt light (I always wear my seat belt). Then I tried to use my bright lights because it was 10 o'clock at night, and they wouldn't work. And once I got into city limits, every time I stopped at a red light my car tried to die.

So when I got home, my boyfriend's best friend noticed there was smoke coming out from under the hood. So I shut the car off and popped my hood. Found out the people who owned it before grounded out my car to the battery bumper thing. So we moved it to my chaise (I think that's how you spell it.). It was still messing up so I called my dad and he hooked up the computer and everything came back normal. So I went to go to the store and it tried dying on my again..

So the next day we went to get a new computer to see if that would help... It didn't. But when we were taking it out, I realized that water was leaking from it... So we dried everything and hooked up the new one and started the car. It died as soon as you let off the gas. So we put the old one back in and it was fine... until today. I went to get in it to leave for work and I had lights and everything, turned the key, you hear a click and then NOTHING. I now have no lights it wouldn't try to turn over.. I've already had my battery tested and my alternator tested. They are fine. I think something is wrong with my alarm...

- , Orange Park, FL, USA

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