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

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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier electrical problems

electrical problem

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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier Owner Comments

problem #5

Jan 242000

Cavalier

  • miles

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

In 53000 miles: Spontaneous airbag deployment, computer failure, valve train failure.

- Odon, IN, USA

problem #4

Nov 091999

Cavalier

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
When traveling at any speed vehicle will stall and cut without prior warning, also, dash lights are illuminated. Consumer has contacted the dealer, dealer has replaced the computer chip.

- Marshfield, WI, USA

problem #3

Dec 161998

Cavalier

  • miles
Fuel pump went out/oil pressure valve blew up and oil is all over/computer system shut down, and rack and pinion steering went out. Dealer contacted and is aware of the problem. Problems not yet remedied. Provide further information.

- Portsmouth, OH, USA

problem #2

Sep 021996

Cavalier

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Computer system failed.

- Upland, CA, USA

problem #1

Sep 061996

Cavalier

  • miles
Computer failed, causing vehicle to stall; also ABS brakes grind/replaced instrument cluster.

- Plantsville, CT, USA

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