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fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
49,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replaced the pan gasket on the transmission (1 reports)
2000 Chevrolet Cavalier transmission problems

transmission problem

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2000 Chevrolet Cavalier Owner Comments

problem #1

May 042007

(reported on)

Cavalier Base 4dr 2.2L I4

  • Automatic transmission
  • 49,000 miles


One day I was driving on local roads and noticed when I would accelerate from a stop, it would hesitate. I noticed later that day some drips of red fluid (transmission fluid) under the car. I checked the transmission fluid level and good enough it was low. I bought some transmission fluid and put it in it and the hesitation went away but the leak continued. I brought it to a local shop but they said I should go to the dealer. Brought it to the dealer and they fixed it but for some reason would not cover it under warranty. Apparently pan gasket failure is routine maintenance? Not according to anyone else i've talked to...

- , Carlstadt, NJ, USA

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