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10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
$2,300.00
Average Mileage:
90,000 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
  2. replace engine (1 reports)
2003 Chevrolet Cavalier engine problems

engine problem

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2003 Chevrolet Cavalier Owner Comments

problem #2

Jul 172011

Cavalier LS Sport 2.2L 4 cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 140,000 miles

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

Got water in engine oil, coolant level was full so dont no where it came from. Locked the engine up. F*CK!!!

- , Cassville, WI, USA

problem #1

Jul 252007

(reported on)

Cavalier LS

  • Manual transmission
  • 40,000 miles

First my catalytic converter went, and rather than look at why, it was fixed. then it ran out of oil 300 kms later, they thought they had forgot to put in oil, even though i had seen black smoke spewing from the tail pipe. finally it ran dry on a road trip and killed the engine and it had to be replaced. also many problems with the suspension, steering - over $11,000 CDN warranty work on a car that cost $16000 - definitely a lemon. GM and my dealer have been very good, but now that it's almost completely off power train warranty i am very afraid. new clunks all the time.

- , Kamloops, BC, Canada

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