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Chevy Cavalier

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One of the best-selling cars of Chevrolet in the United States, Cavalier is a popular compact automobile. It is built both in sedan and coupe styles and is propelled by 140-horsepower four cylinder.
  == Answer ==     i'm pretty sure that is your traction control system.     look for a button labeled traction control, ets or something like that. then push it.       == Answer ==       Theres a rocker switch labeled "trac control" on the left of the...
  == Answer ==     my 90 f150 does that ,check the alinment of the switch ,the key goes in but wont turn take the key out and look in the hole to line it up   == Answer ==     Try turning the steering wheel left or right while trying to turn the key.At times the wheels may not...
  == Answer ==     the flasher relay is up behind the fuse pannel under dash on drivers left side it is a round flasher can good luck hard to see behind wires.
On the Villager, replacing both gaskets is most easily done by removing the engine from the vehicle.
Answerit could be the wiring from the sensorAdding to that. On most GM engines, there are multiple (usually two) Temp Senders. One for the dash, the other for the computer. Its possible that just the one for the PCM (computer) was replaced.
  6 on the bellhousing and 3 on the torqe conveter
  == Answer ==     Drop the glove box lid. Empty it and press the sides inwards while 'forcing' it open beyond it's normal stopping point. There'll be a kinda large black box behind the opening. In the centre (or almost) of the box is a vertical cover which kinda looks like a grille....
  == Answer ==     Check the daytime running lights module. This has failed with other manufactures resulting in lights that stay on, or are very dim while the vehicle is running.
Most likely problem is the body control module has an internal fault Your local Saturn dealer should be able to help...Requires programming so you won't be able to replace it yuorself
  == Answer ==   on steering wheel colum,the turn switch works it
Answer . Installed incorrectly, driver who rides the clutch, clutch out of adjustment, weak pressure plate, that should have been replaced along with the clutch.
Right hand side of the engine. Follow the coolant line in front of the engine (metal line) it goes right to the housing.
== Answer ==   quad drive is a traction control system it limets the slip of tires on all 4 tires when in bad weather IT IS NOT 4 wheel drive.   XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX ANSWER XXXXXXXXXX   The Quad Driver is what fires the fiel injectors. It is normally located in the computor.
the easiest and fastest way is to pull the positive baterry cable for at least 30 seconds then reconnect. that will automaticlly reset the comp.
  Look under the radiator, it should be 2 white plastic nobs (one on the left and one on the right) that can be twisted off.   its on right hand side of radiator end its white hex hole in middle twist 1/4 and pull out i used banded nose plier , i took picture to but i don't know how to upload...
  == Answer ==     First off is the question where is not where on? If you took both sides off at the same time you obviousely don't know how to put it back together, but the good news is Chevy virtually made all rear drum brake assembly's the same. So all you have to do is pull the drum...
  == Answer ==     I have a 98 - two years ago my truck did the same thing. Dealer check revealed is was some type of vent breather that is located in the very rear, under the pickup bed. It has somethign to do with the fuel system vent. Had a real fight with them about whether this...
It's located on the right side of the engine compartment in the  front. It's a skinny little metal stick. Hope you find it!
  == Answer ==     Are you blowing fuses or are the bulbs blowing? Blowing fuses would be a sign of any wires or metal contacts in your brake circuit grounding out or shorting on themselves. You'll have to check all of the wiring in your brake light/switch circuit to be sure.
its a drain for condensation build up in the heater box. its supposed to just hang there. its ok Answer As awnsered correctly it is the drain for condesation for the Evaporator coil (A/C) and the drainpan for the heater core as in my 94 Cavalier that has A/C,but if you have a an overheating...
  == Answer ==   Read your owner's manual.     203 lb-ft
In this particular vehicle you will not be able to check the oil through a deep stick. You have to go underneath the body of the vehicle to check it. It's better to have you oil changed by a BMW dealership.Ok the guy that wrote what u see above this, you need to be careful what you tell people to do...
  == Answer ==     It might be underneath the bumper/fachia, front, driver's side. Since the body style remained the same from 1995 to 1999 i'd assume it's in the same place.
When I did this on my Sunbird (same car really) I had the seats out of the car. I had to stand on the seat bottom and very quickly and firmly pull straight up on the head rest. There's no button to push or anything special you have to do. Just pull very quickly and firmly straight up....they'll pop...
All the answers given reflects a bunch of incompetent know nothings..
The anti-theft feature prevents the car from being started when oneof several anti-theft devices is faulty are have otherwise beenactivated. The problem you describe might be the ignition switch,which is known to wear out quickly on those models. The system canbe completely disabled only when the...
== Answer If that doesn't get spark try a new ignition module it is located under the rotor with 2 wires toward the fire wall and 1 plug on the front side I just changed mine and it fired right up,that's if you are using an HEI distributor. ==Take your distributor cap off but leave the wires on it....
from haynes manual start from middle set 3rd from front bolts 1 2 go to next set to rear rear bolt 3 4 go to next to front set bolt 5-6 then at last set at rear 7-8 then front 2 bolts 9-10 bolt torque seqence in ft lbs step 1 -37 ftlbs /// step2- 45 /// step3 -52 /// step 4 -59 /// step 5...
\n. \n Answer \n. \nThere is a "U" shaped clip on the handle. That is all that holds it on.
 == Answer ==   It is on the front of the engine. 
  I don't believe there is an idler pulley on that model, just a tensioner pulley
   == Answer ==   It is 1-3-4-2 
  == Answer ==   Did you try checking the transmission fluid? Maybe it needs to be flushed? Notice I said "flushed", because there is a big difference between changing the fluid and flushing it. If it is a rebuilt tranny, maybe it wasn't rebuilt right.
  == Answer ==   8 Degrees above top dead center.
There really is no "EGR solenoid" as such. The EGR valve is a digital electronically-operated assembly consisting of three motors ("solenoids") and three needle valves. It is replaced as needed as a unit (about $250.00). The valve assy is bolted to the intake mount by 2 10mm bolts. If you are...
The most likely would be a defective fuel pressure regulator. An injector that is stuck open will also cause gas to get in the oil.
I removed the headrests from my 95 Cavalier. No one really had a good way to do it other then cutting or totally remove the clips from the seat up. It's quite easy if you have the right tools. Take a old windshield wiper blade and remove the http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_do_you_remove_headrest_in_a...
== Answer ==   I am not an expert but I would think if the last time this thermostat was done was 1994 it would be done again. 13 years is a long time to me.   Also go on line and search out the longevity of an item like this   When it was redone in 1994 there must of been some...
  Have the system discharged by a licensed AC tech. Remove the belt. Remove the bolt from the Suction/Discharge hose on the back of the compressor. Remove the two pressure switch cables from the back of the compressor and the one from the front driver side. Remove the 4 bolts holding the...
    == Answer ==       there is a code set by the cars computer. you need to have the car scanned to see what the code is. alot of the times getting gas while the car is running can set a check engine lite.       There is a difference between the service indicator...
  == TAKES A LONG TIME! ==     it take a lill bit of work but u have to remove the alt and pwr steering then your valve cover gaskets and your air intake manafold must have all gas line water line and air lines dissconected remove the air intake manafold disconect your fule injc remove...
The check engine light (service engine soon) comes on and stays on when a problem is detected by the self diagnosis system of your vehicle. Generally, the problem is in the emissions or something that is affecting the effectiveness of the emissions, but other causes can trigger the light to come on,...
  == Answer ==   Dash : 3-1/2" Front Door : 6-3/4 Rear Seat Side Panels : 6-1/2
  There is a dipstick at the right rear of the engine It has a scale oneach side, one for Cold and the other HOT. the transmission is hot after driving15 miles of highway.
i need to know what torque the head bolts down on my 1996 Monte Carlo cause i just got done doing a head gasgets on and i need to also need to now what to torque the rockers thank u for your help The rockers are done with the engine running. Turn till they stop clattering and back off a quarter...
Beneath the lower radiator hose is the petcock or drain. Be careful when loosening as it is made of plastic.  
  == Answer ==     simply remove the plug located about 1/2 to 2/3 the way up on the differential. all you need is a 3/8 drive ratchet and i use a 3" extension, it will fit right in the plug. no socket needed! just make sure to fill it with the right kind of fluid. probably 90 weight...
  == Answer ==   R 134a by Federal Regulations all cars have R-134a "freon" in the AC system since 1996 to present.
will a bad crank shaft sensor make a 2005 chevy equinox not start
I'm not sure what motor you have in your car but here's a link to Autozone's website to get you started. They have online repair manual pages avalable. If this particular page doesn't have what you're looking for, browse the site a little. I would guess they'll have something that should work for...
Go to your local Canadian tire and buy a plug that goes from stereo harness to your stock harness!
  == Answer ==   Bad seal?   Bad cooling line to radiator?
  just called the dealership...haynes manual as usual was useless...its 103 ft. lbs.
Asked the same question myself. Positive answers, one being to clean the dust out of hard drive. So I undid the side panel, and proceeded to hoover and remove the thick dust. Was very careful not to touch anything inside the hard drive. Cleaned the motor fan, put panel back on. Switched on PC and...
your security passlock could be engage, thus no gas will go to your injectors
  == Answer ==   does not have one
  Its in the front. if you crank your wheel to the right, and look in the space in your drivers front tire. you will see this metal bar going to both sides. there is a long bolt going up with a few rubber bushings on it. if you search up sway bar kits for the cavalier you will know what im...
Not much to go on but... First, BE SURE YOUR VEHICLE'S COOLING SYSTEM IS FULL! If not, FILL IT! If it keeps 'disappearing' after a few days or a few weeks, your engines gaskets are probably worn beyond ignoring. (I killed my Malibu by ignoring the issue, I loved my Malibu... sigh...). They MUST be...
  == Answer ==     There is a hole in the sprocket that has to line up with a notch in the front bearing cap. This will be TDC. I just hope you had it on compression stroke when you took it off. Otherwise it'll be 180 degrees out of time and won't start. If that happens you can either...
  Remove the wheel and simply pull it towards you while turning the drum. If that doesn't work, hit it with a hammer to break it free, then pull it off.
My boyfriend and I just did this in his Ford E150. You have to remove the steering wheel (several autopart stores rent steering wheel removers). From there you can see the ignition switch. The ignition switch cylinder is about 4 inches long, and projects into the steering column. All you have to do...
  == Answer ==     you gotta twist it to the left really hard, sometimes it do a little pop don't worry about that.
  == Answer ==     Overheating. Getting a thing called pre-ignition. This is when the engine fires on a cylender before the sparkplug is suppose to fire.
%DETAILS%    == Answer ==   The speed sensor needs replaced. It is on the trans. 
Gm does not use inertia switches.
    Next to the "coolant surge tank pressure cap" (radiator cap) on the passenger side,on top of the motor mount.A new a/c system holds 1-1/2 lbs.That's 24 oz. of r134a,and 8oz. of PAG ISO 46 ". GM, not to long ago quietly changed the viscosity to a thinner oil after compressors started to...
Yes its a direct bolt on, only difference is the filler panel under the tail lighht is bolt differently but it doesnt matter, the bumpers are the same, only difference is the 02 has a lip on the bottom, i just did this to mine last nite, took me about 30 minutesalso same with the front bumperparts...
Physically....yes. It will fit the same rim. However the 185/60 will be quite a bit shorter and will throw off your speedometer.
%DETAILS%    == Answer ==   Take it to Auto Zone and have the codes read free. I t should tell you why the light is comming on. 
as long you don't put any thing bigger than a 15       you can still have the stock rotors and have up to 17's, and thing bigger you will need to change the spings and struts
  One or more of the instrument cluster lamps may be burned out. These lamps can be a real pain to replace, so you may want to check the service manual to find the procedure for replacing them.     == Answer ==       burnt bulb
  == Answer ==     check on the back side of the engine, passenger side, above or around the coil packs
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  == Answer ==   the service engine light can come on for a number of reasons. mainly something has failed, or fallen out of normal perameters. Most local parts stores, Autozone, Advance auto, Checker, offer free computer scans. 90% of the time the clerk can tell you exactly what you need,...
== Answer ==   If it's not the crank sensor, it's probably the ECM, and that's bad.   == Answer ==   Try you crank shaft position sensor, if it is bad the engine will not run. It's on the back of the engine just below the vavle cover on the drivers side       You can also try the...
Answer . \nThe idle on my 1995 Chevy Cavalier stays at 600rpm's when i check it with the scanner.\n. \nHope this helps BE SAFE dirt420ba
Answer   I had the same problem; did alot of research and found that the ERG valve wasn't the issue. There is a device just before the ERG Valve called a DPFE sensor that was causing the error but the computer couldn't differentiate it.Check out this link and replace this part. It takes about an...
  Behind the Pass. side front core support. Theres a black cover covering the top of the Evap. remove it to gain access to the lines, follow it thru the core to the Press switch. High side port is right by it.
  == Answer ==     i found the problem - loose wires in the harness
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  == Answer ==   They always blow the head gaskets between 70 and 100 thousand miles.
Note:It may be necessary to remove the exhaust pipe(s) or frame crossmember to gain access to the starter.In extreme cases it may be necessary to unbolt the mounts and raise the engine slightly to get starter outDisconnect the negative battery cable.If the vehicle is equipped with a delco loc 2 or...
most likely a fuel pump. you should be able to hear it cycle when you turn the key on if not its the pump.
Answer . \non the top of the trans is a red cap it is for filling no dip stick is the problim\nthere is a weired looking bolt look through the right side of the front tire and you see it you have to remove it and fill trans ontill the fluid runs out
no o2 sensors are never located on the exaust maniflod itself you can have 1 to 3 o2 sensors on a ford usually locate on the exaust piping of either bank before the cat converter or directly in front of the cat
Answer . New engine? Dealer. Used engine? Salvage yard. There are also some places that sell rebuilt engines. A Google search is in order.