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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
64,000 miles

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2000 Chevrolet Cavalier drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2000 Chevrolet Cavalier Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 192002

Cavalier 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 64,000 miles


I drive my car for Canada post, so I do lots of mileage, but after owning my car for around 5 months I went to come to a stop and realized I had very little brakes, I had to pump them repeatedly to stop at a intersection, I continued to the next block where I opened the door and pressed the brakes to notice brake fluid pouring out of the wheel.I took the tire off and seen that the brake line had been rubbing on my cv boot, the line on the passenger side was grooved from rubbing on my cv joint and in turn broke the cv boot and broke the brake line, I went to GM and asked if there was a recall on this and they said no so I replaced the line myself with a little modification to stop it from rubbing but now I got a cv joint that is about to brake due to this brake line can you please check to see if this is just my car or others all so, I have all so had more brake problems from the day I bought this car such as ABS locking up on meat intersections I think due to traction control I have gone to take off and had to change the automatic transmission to 1 St gear in order to cross a road safely I reported this to my dealer I bought the car from and they did nothing, even when all the ABS lights came on and traction light came on 4 days after I bought this car, they reset the computer and gave it back, in turn I brought it to another garage and they told me the ABS computer is blown, I figure I will tell the whole store due to all the braking problems I have maybe that is why my hose broke.

- Vankleek Hill, 00, USA

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