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Average Mileage:
75,500 miles
Total Complaints:
4 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

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2003 Chevrolet Cavalier AC / heater problems

AC / heater problem

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2003 Chevrolet Cavalier Owner Comments

problem #4

Jan 012010

Cavalier 2S 3.2L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,000 miles


The clicking has been going on for a very long time. It is extremely annoying as I live in a region where air and heat are always used. The only time I can get it to stop making that loud clicking is when I turn the knob in between the first and second settings. It won't make a noise there but if it goes on a direct setting it make an awful noise.

- , Lillian, AL, USA

problem #3

Jan 202012

Cavalier LX

  • Automatic transmission
  • 84,000 miles

When heater dial is on front passengers, loud clicking occurs, when dial is on all over car, it stops.

- , East Chicago, IN, USA

problem #2

Apr 132011


  • Automatic transmission
  • 78,000 miles

I have this car in 4 separate garages looking for this clacking noise in dash. to date they cannot find where it is coming from. one told me it is not the heater motor. if anyone knows how to fix this problem please let me know!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

- , Sterling, IL, US

problem #1

Oct 192009

Cavalier LS Sport 2.2L Ecotec

  • Manual transmission
  • 80,000 miles

This is just a wonderful surprise from the car that keeps on breaking. I have looked into the cause of this constant and really loud rapid clicking coming from the dash. Most likely it seems to be a faulty actuator in the ventilation system. Some on the web claimed they paid over $900 to get this problem fixed ($.10 Chinese part, sold for $30 by the dealer, $870 labor to install).

- , Cincinnati, OH, USA

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