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Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
99,450 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
  2. replace the head for $981.60 dollars (1 reports)
1999 Chevrolet Cavalier engine problems

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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier Owner Comments

problem #2

Oct 072009

Cavalier 2.2L

  • Manual transmission
  • 108,000 miles


So after smooth running for the first 100k miles the head cracks sad to say ... the car is parked forever. Do car makers intentionally turn cars back into pumpkins (or lemons) after 100k miles? Ugh, I loved that car I changed it's oil every 3k miles ... Oh well.

- glossybug, Parker, CO, US

problem #1

Apr 222008

Cavalier 2.2L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 90,878 miles

Classic Chevrolet Route 38 and S. Lenola Rd Moorestown, NJ 08057

NEVER deal with these people. I purchased (1) 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier at $3500,00 w/ trade in from these people and nothing but problems.

In less than two weeks after ownership the head cracked, the AC never worked, the right turn signal never worked, the dash was cracked, the heater fan speed did not work on the lowest setting. The CIG lighter did not work, I replaced a blown fuse for that problem. Now you tell me these people checked this car? BULLSHIT !!!!! I spent $50.00 to have the AC recharged at a local repair shop, well it lasted one week. Yesterday, I took this car back to the local repair shop to have this problem fixed. Well, he can not find the slow leak.

So how much more money will I spend? I spent over $900.00 to have the cracked head replaced. And that was not a new head. I spent $40.00 and replaced the bad fan resistor myself. The rusted bulb and rusted bulb socket that I replaced cost me $15.00.

You know what Classic Chevrolet told me when I called. UH, your over your mileage warranty, well no #hit!

I drive 500 miles a week just for work. The fact is, and I told them, when I was driving home ( first time), a light came on 3 thimes. At the time, as a new car to me, I did not know what it ment. Classic Chevrolet said, UH, why did you not bring the car back. BRING IT BACK?

It was Saturday, it was after 5:00PM so, bring it back to who the hell? They were closed. I was almost home and Classic Chevrolet is well over 120 miles from my place.

If you deal with Classic Chevrolet of NJ, all I can say is watch your AZZ !!!! I have lost much and still have problems no yet resolved.

What do they say, let the buyer beware...............

Classic Chevrolet of NJ, YOU SUCK!!!!!

- Robert V., Hazleton, PA, US

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