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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
60,783 miles

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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Owner Comments

problem #2

Mar 212012

Cavalier

  • 121,566 miles

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

The contact owns a 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier. The contact stated that at engine startup, the vehicle was able to be shifted from park to drive without depressing the brakes. The safety failure caused the vehicle to crash into several rocks. The police were not contacted and the crash caused no injuries. The manufacturer was not contacted and the vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileages were 121,566.

- Grass Lake, MI, USA

problem #1

May 152003

Cavalier

  • Automatic transmission
  • 0 miles
Power steering has slowly gone I took it to mechanic who could not read but says there seems to be a leak but he can't figure out where. It's caused the entire car to act up and I don't even want it anymore.!!

- Garden Grove, CA, USA

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