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pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
2,233 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2003 Chevrolet Cavalier clutch problems

clutch problem

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2003 Chevrolet Cavalier Owner Comments

problem #3

Jun 152003

Cavalier 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 500 miles


My 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier has a problem of stalling ( engine dies)at low speed when clutch is depressed. Other owners have had this problem as noted in complaint section of this website. When this happens you must keep engine revs high in order to keep this from happening over and over. This happened in June of 2003 and again Jan. 15 2004. Dealer and Chevrolet customer service say more or less, sorry about your bad luck. I am not happy about this and I am quite sure I am not the only one. This condition could get you killed.

- Crofton, KY, USA

problem #2

Sep 022003

Cavalier 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 6,200 miles
When driving and press clutch to slow down RPM's drop below 300 and vehicle dies. Doesn't happen all the time took it to dealership when happening and couldn't get it in to check. Vehicle stopped doing it and has spells.

- Checotah, OK, USA

problem #1

Mar 122003


  • miles
The clutch assembly made a vibration noise, the dealer was unable to duplicate the problem.

- Veradale, WA, USA

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