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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Owner Comments

problem #2

Oct 172001

(reported on)


  • miles


ABS fail to work at high or very low speeds. Rotors replaced twice in two years. Dealer can't find anything else wrong with the brakes. Have taken it in several times, but problem continues. The last time I had the rotors fixed they put a hole in my windshield washer fluid container and want over $100 to replace it. Starter refuses to turn over ocasionally, dealer couldn't find problem. There has got to be a recall very soon on the brakes soon, I'm lucky I haven't gotten in an accident yet. Everyone I know that has the same car has had the exact same problems with their brakes. They had to issue a recall on a faulty brake system they had on their trucks several years ago. I don't feel safe driving my car and will never buy a Chevy again.

- Kansas City, MO, USA

problem #1

May 151998


  • miles
Left windshield wiper does not reach the left edge of the windshield. It stops 3-4 inches short, leaving left side of windshield unclean. This obstructs visibility during normal driving and rainy conditions.

- Catonsvill, MD, USA

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