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definitely annoying
Typical Repair Cost:
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Average Mileage:
10,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. need to replace lock (1 reports)
2001 Chevrolet Cavalier accessories - exterior problems

accessories - exterior problem

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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 252002

(reported on)


  • 10,000 miles


This problem started last winter. When the temp goes down, the lock on the drivers door is super hard to turn (keyed part). I lubed the lock myself & took the door panel off to make sure the linkage was moving correctly & it is. The problem seems to be in the lock itself.

I took the car in to be fixed last winter and the garage just lubed the lock. This did not help. The problem was toward last winter & when the temp went up, the problem went away until now. We took the car back in & they lubed the lock again! Explained to them both times the problem & no one cares to listen. I guess I will have to try another garage. It will suck if the key breaks!!

- , L, P, USA

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