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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 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.

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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier brakes problems

brakes problem

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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Owner Comments

problem #3

Jan 222001

(reported on)

Cavalier

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Brakes have started to make loud grinding noise. Took vehicle to dealer. Dealer claimed there was no defect. But, after 3 days consumer was involved in a crash due to inoperative brakes.

- Kalispell, MT, USA

problem #2

Sep 082000

Cavalier

  • miles
Consumer took vehicle in to dealer for ABS light coming on. Dealer said vehicle needed a master cylinder. Consumer stated that if pedal went to floor that meant that brake pedal had failed.

- Orland, IL, USA

problem #1

Sep 141999

(reported on)

Cavalier

  • miles
No summary

- Washington, MO, USA

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