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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier suspension problems

suspension problem

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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Owner Comments

problem #4

Feb 132002

(reported on)


  • miles


While driving the vehicle the front end makes noises, and the steering is erratic. Vehicle has been taken the dealer several times. Nlm

- Tulsa, OK, USA

problem #3

May 012001


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
At various speeds there is a constant squeaking noise coming from front end. Dealer has inspected vehicle several times and could not duplicate or correct the problem. Please provide additional information.

- St.James, MO, USA

problem #2

Feb 012001


  • miles
The whole car "shakes" during acceleration and durng turn.

- Milpitas, CA, USA

problem #1

May 152001


  • Manual transmission
  • miles
Consumer is hearing a clicking noise coming from left front wheel. Vehicle was overheating, cooling system motor was making the noise. Consumer states engine light was also illuminating along with the clicking noise, dealer first stated it was the cooling system motor, and then the bearing and hub assembly, consumer states the noise is still present. Dealer stated a fuse shorted and was the cause of the engine light to illuminate. Consumer stated vehicle was shifting rough, dealer could not find any problems. Air conditioner was making a grinding noise.

- Great Lake, IL, USA

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