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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
150 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2005 Chevrolet Cavalier electrical problems

electrical problem

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2005 Chevrolet Cavalier Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 122005

Cavalier 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 150 miles


I had test drove my vehicle and it was perfect, the seat didn't move and the seats weren't electric. I went home returned to pickup vehicle and on the way the seats moved and became hot as though there was a heater in them. I mentioned it to the dealer a few days later and all he said, "we did not add anything to your vehicle". someone did, and I would like that which was installed removed whatever it is.

- Lompoc, CA, USA

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