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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
75,000 miles

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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier brakes problems

brakes problem

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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 212009


  • 75,000 miles


Hello. I have a 2002 Chevy Cavalier. I have owned the car since 2003. I have around 75,500 miles on the car. Since owning the car my 'trac off" light has come on from time to time. When this happens my car jerks everytime the car shifts gears. In the past months it has been happening more and more frequently and it now is a daily occurrence. On two recent occasions, when the light has come on, when I was making a turn my car shut off completely and my steering wheel and brakes locked up. On both occasions there was heavy traffic but luckily it did not cause an accident. I am concerned because I have gone online and read about hundreds of others who have had to deal with this issue. I have called Chevrolet but they did not seem that concerned with the issue. I have not had any work on the car done to fix the problem. I am a student trying to pay my way through graduate school so I can't exactly afford to take it to the dealership to have it fixed. I would not have a problem paying to get it fixed but I feel that since hundreds of people are effected by this that it is Chevrolet's responsibility to get the defective cars fixed so that our roads are safer. I appreciate your time. Hopefully we can get this issue resolved soon.

- Conway, AR, USA

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