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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.
If you mean timing chain and gears...Yes...they still install dot to dot. With the cam gear dot at 6 o'clock position and crank gear at 12 the engine is ready to fire on #6 cylinder. To bring it to #1 after installing the timing chain and gears, rotate the crank until they are both at the 12 o'clock...
Throughout the years the manual trans and auto trans half shafts have always been different. I haven't looked up your specific car, but I doubt it would work.
Have vehicle scanned to determine the problem - most auto parts stores do this free
black oil cap on '04 caviler . you either get a pair a channel lock pliers and turn it off . its a pain in the but but i have to do it on my 2005 cavy . but do it easy or you will strip the cap
After the catalytic convertor. Sensor one is before the convertor.
Answer . \nYou don't need a schematic. Just remove the wires, note and label their position, and reinstall the the same way.
Answer . I think it's electronic throttle control.
The 1987 Chevy Cavalier has airbags. Many of these were recalleddue to an airbag defect. When returned to the dealer, the air bagsensors had to be reset.
Answer . \nIf it is a manual transmission, it has none. If it is Auto, look around some more and you will find it. Clue, Owner's manual!. Answer . \nif you have the 2.4L T engine it does not have a dip stick
No. It only has one compressor and it is bolted to the front side of the engine.
Answer 1999 cavalier oxygen sensor . \nit is located on the front of the engine behind the fan at the lower part of the engine i just had one replaced it is long and round with one wire on it you can miss it
Answer . \nI have a 97 mercury sable, basically the same car. I found my low side connector on the firewall passenger side at the top. there is a high side connector sticking straight up next to the radiator refill, it is directly back from this. The problem I have is the recharge kit...
The radiator drain plug is located on the drivers side of the car on the front bottom corner of the radiator. It should be visible through the grill on the front bumper
It will be on the firewall side of the engine. It is near the transmission. There are two sensors mounted there......a knock sensor and the crank sensor. It's been a while and I am not sure which one is which.....but it's there. no wrong totally, its not on the transmission side it is on the belt...
Remove the horn pad on your steering wheel by removing the 3 nuts on the back of the steering wheel, now with the keys out and the steering wheel locked, loosen and remove the nut in the middle of your steering wheel, now u need a steering wheel remover/puller your local autozone should have one for...
I have a 97 cavalier with a 95 engine and i had to replace the whole ignition module and the coil packs are 1/4 and 2/3 that's how they are numbered on the coil packs so 2 coil packs but make sure you know which one isn't firing to replace them and u will have to replace you spark plugs after that.
There is no fan belt. Cavaliers, sunbirds, and sunfires use electric fans. But there is a serpentine belt...just go to your mechanic and they can put a new one on! Seriously, changing the serpentine belt is a messy annoying chore but easily accomplished. The belt is held in place by a few of the...
No The tentioner should have bolt in center move tentioner to apply belt
If your engine has an oil filter it should be mounted on the intake . 216s and early 235s did not always have one.
Well I just did this myself yesterday. Tools you'll need: 2 pairs of pliers, flat-head screwdriver, #8 socket and wrench OR small-handled star screwdriver, wire cutters and electrical tape/Electrical conjoiners (if your new speaker doesn't have the 2-port connection) BEFORE working on your...
\n. \n Answer \n. \nthis sounds like a problem i had on my 2000 you need to look into having the shifting cable replaced.\n. \n. \n Answer \nsome of the late 90 models have had a recall on the shifter and if you are in that recall, you can go to a dodge dealer and they replace it for free,...
i belive two screws in bottom of the put your finger hole that you shut the door with, remove clip in window turn handal, and snap apart if you plastic clips are still in tact, but very easy not to break the plastic door part.
Hey April==This is a pretty big job. Take the window crand and inside door handlw off and any screws you can find that hold the trim pad on. Then with a special tool available at the parts store, take the retainers loose from both sides and across the bottom of the pad and remove the trim pad. Then...
Answer It is located under the intake manifold on the left side of the oil filter.
Answer . the traditional reason your spark plugs are wet (engine flooded) is your coolant temperature sensor. if it faults and says the engine is cold, the electronic control module (ecm) thinks the engine needs excess gas to start and it will flood the engine. next time it won't start, unplug...
Answer . It's in the rear of the engine not the front. It's hard to see but it's tucked up there.
I think there is a fuel pump relay under the hood on a cavalier but also check to see if the emergency cut off switch has been triped by a large bump or small colision. it is usually in the trunk on the drivers side near the back seat mounted very high and usually hidden by carpet. there will be a...
Answer . Its a pretty easy ob. Most radiators have 2 or 4 bolts holding them in and either a fan shroud ( for engine driven fans ) or an electric fan bolted on to them. Remove the upper and lower radiator hoses, unbolt the fan shroud ( move it back toward the engine ) or remove the electric fans...
Answer . \nthat sounds like your transsion you should have it looked at although you can drive it with out reverse for quite a while
The cigarette lighter (I'm assuming that's what you meant) is on a separate fuse than the horn. Check that fuse, if the fuse is fine then your most likely culpret is the actual horn switch in the steering wheel.
On a 1997 Mercury Grand Marquis : The thread on cap on the engine coolant reservoir is your 16 PSI pressure cap / radiator cap
If it's overheating only in town, but running fine down the highway, it's probably that your radiator fan isn't coming on. Could be a bad sensor, relay or fan motor.
to get the plug gap you can call your local autopart store and give the engine code to person, you can find this by the vin number < 8th digit/ letter from the start>.
After getting the tire off. There sould be only two bolts that hold on the brake caliper. They could be a special bolt on some years. It could be star bolts that need to have star bits to take em off. Autozone has them for around 6 bucks a set. T20 T30 T40 T50 etc. I just changed the front brake...
Autozone & O'Reilly Auto Parts both test starters and alternators.
My 2003 Cavalier uses a 3/8 hex key. It probably should be the same.
Answer . \nNot positive of this, but I don't think cars had cabin air filters until recently. I'm 44 years old and I have yet to see/find one. But I'm pretty sure I've seen ads of newer cars touting this.
This is a fairly simple task that anyone can do as long as they have the right tools. First, jack up the car and take off the wheel. If you are working on the left side first, make sure to turn the wheel all the way to the left it make reaching the bolts easier and you can get more torque on them....
Hi, The hard part about changing the turn signal bulb is getting the light assembly out. But that is not really that hard. There are three "wing nuts" that hold the turn signal and headlight assemblies to the frame of the van. You have to remove the wing nut that is closest to the outside of...
Rotate? As in rotate the crank manually? Remove the Passenger side splash panel and turn it with an 18mm socket.
So, I got down and did this.... I have an '03 Ranger. The knob will absolutely not twist off. I discovered it is held in place with verticle grooves to keep it from twisting. I had to cut the rubber outside off with a knife. Underthat was a hard plastic shell which I had to bang to crack it off....
check your transmission fluid or it may be something electrical if your cavalier transmission is run by electronics. If not it may be a sun gear inside the transmission so you may need to get the transmission rebuilt.
The cam sensor is mounted on the left side of the engine. It isnear the oil filter, you may have to look under the engine to seeit.
Answer . No you do not. First you have to get under the dash on the drivers side and at about the med point of the entire clutch pedal there is a plastic "basket" that is connected to the arm of the pedal. pop off this "basket" and the slave cylinder is detatched from all parts inside the car....
just take the bolts out i think there size 8mm
Simply unhook the battery cable for a minute. After you reconnect it, take the car for a drive.....with a few miles at highway speed. That will help the ECM relearn settings including fuel mixture and especially idle speed.
There is no "air intake control valve" persay. On the throttle body you have, Idle Air Control Valve it is square looking and right in front. The IAC valve does just that,controls the idle. It has 4 wires.There are a couple of ways to test it.The easy way is with an ohmmeter.Unplug it and check...
It all pends on where its coming from. Put a piece of cardbroad on your floor to find out where the leak comes from. It could be from the dip stick, the pan gasket, and where the motor meets the trans. Just take it in, have a pro fix it for you.
Visit your mechanic. It is necessary for car owners to get a scheduled check on their vehicles. I suggest you keep a record of when to do what. You have to track when to change your car fluids and oil, when to clean your car filters, when to get it washed, and when to get professional detailing...
Answer . Simply put, Yes! The alternator basically is a unit that is turned through a belt, normally called the 'Fan Belt'. As it turns it produces an electrical charge which provides electricity which is stored in the car's battery. If you have ever left your lights on overnight to find a...
Answer . Which one? What are you having problems with?
It is about a foot below the alternator on the side of the firewall - hard to get to it under the hood without removing some items. Get your tools ready along with a bottle of the proper power steering fluid (be sure to ask at the auto parts store for the proper one for your specific vehicle) and a...
Its normal for your Chevy to run warm. I have found that with every Chevy I have ever owned the engine always runs warmer than any other type of car. Some positive things are that it warms the heater up lots quicker in the winter and it always defogs the windows better in the rain because the...
On the driver side, under the hood. Look back near the firewall down low. There is a red dipstick handle to check fluid level. Take out the dipstick and using a long funnel, add the trans fluid until full.
how do you take apart the dash cover on my 2003 Chevy cavalier
If the parking brake pedal on your 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 is stuck tothe floor, you might have broken the parking brake cable. Removethe rear tires to see if the cable is still attached and replace itas needed.
pri the center peice out then heat the knobe up with a heat gun then around 120 tug on the sob like there is no tomarrow
Answer . \nIt is on the top of the engine right above the thermostat. If you look where your upper hose fastens to engine it is the thing on the aluminum cover that has wires going to it. I have replaced mine but it still fluxuates back and forth. The water pump is probably your best bet if it...
It's located under the car just behind the starter. Both sensors are there. The Throtle sensor and the Crankshaft sensor. You have to take out the starter to get to it.
Under the hood on the right side you will see a black plastic with a red battery terminal post on it. Remove this cover to access the relays and fuses. On the inside of the cover is a diagram that shows you what relay is for what system. You should see 2 cooling fan relays.
Answer . \nlocate your fuse box, open the drivers door and it is located on the side panel of the dash. remove the cover, at the bottom of the fuse box there should be a little yellow plastic tong looking apparatus, use that to pull the fuse out and then replace it
The oil pan doesn't look like a traditional oil pan. It looks like a square-ish metal box and its on the passenger's side.
well the 90 3.1 is the same as the 2.8 where the coil pack module is located underneath the front exhaust manifold to replace the module u have to take out all 3 coils leave the park plug wires connected and then disconnect the wires to the module and take out a couple of bolts and just replace it...
To change the motor in the 1996 Chevy Cavalier driver's sidewindow, first pry the interior door panel from the door. Then,remove the motor by first disconnecting the vehicle's battery andthen disconnecting the wiring to the motor. You can then remove thescrews that hold the motor in place.
Answer . \nRight out of the gate a 95 probe SE has 120 hp
The flasher is a round can plugged into the fuse block. The fuse block is on the bottom of the dash to the right of the steering column. Just pull the old flasher out and plug the new flasher in.
Answer . \nReplacing A Chevy Cavalier Heater Core\n. \nQ. I have a 1997 Chevy Cavalier, automatic, 4 cylinder with A/C, floor shift console, 4 door sedan that I need to replace the heater core. I need instructions or pictures of how to dismantle the dashboard to install this. Any help you could...
It is mounted on the driver side inner fender close to the battery.
If your brakes feel like they are pulling you should get themchecked out. These brakes may need to be replaced.
Push the set button and with the set light on, press either the scan or seek buttons to change the hours and minutes. GoodluckJoe
Most vehicles with an air conditioning system will have one. It islikely located somewhere behind the dash near the blower intake.Look in your owner's manual or go to an auto parts store and askfor one. They can tell you very quickly if it has one.
The thermostat is located inside of the thermostat housing. It ison top of the motor where the top radiator hose connects. you willhave to disconnect the hose to remove the thermostat housing.
Did you get your wheels aligned? I don't know if has anything to do with it, but I do know that they usually recommend wheel alignment with strut replacement.
Answer . Assuming the 98 is no different than the 99, you have to jack up the front side with the bad bulb, easier if you remove the wheel, and then remove the splash guard along the front of the fender. It has about 12 screws. With the removed, or at least loose enough at the front end, pull it...
The module will be on the front of the motor below the coil packs. best to put front of car on ramps remove the negative battery cable, there are 2 wire connections on the left side of module and 1 on the right side the module is held to the block with 3 13mm head bolts the bolt on the bottomcan be...
There is a black shroud covering your access to the back of the turn signals. Using a small flat screwdriver, pry the4 plugs (that look like screws) out of the fasteners that they are setting in. Pull the fasteners out of the shroud. You can now remove the shroud to gain access to the backs to the...
Answer . \n. \nThis information can be found in your owner's manual. If you do not have one, then I suggest you get one. You need an owner's manual to know what items to service and when, and for specifications. You can order one from a dealer, find one at a salvage yard, ebay, or one of these...
Answer . \nits mounted on the transaxle under the car
This can happen due to few reasons. Check the spark plugs, any Air leaks on hoses , check the SICV -- Slow Idle Control Valve ( if not move well,clean with the petrol ),check the proper voltage and specially check the FPR-- Fuel Pressure Regulator . If you check those areas,you can eliminate the...
Answer . Cooling system partially clogged. Have the system flushed and replace the thermostat.\n the radiater, and ac condenser might need to be cleaned,pop the hood, and look to see if its full of bugs, if so take to a car wash, and use a high pressure to clean it out, be careful not to get to...
A bad EGR valve should not cause the engine to not start. There ismost likely another problem that is causing the engine to notstart.
Open the trunk - unscrew the 3 black plastic retainers on eitherlens assembly (behind, inside the trunk). Turn on lights briefly tobe sure which exact bulb is not lighting. turn the bulbassembly/socket 1/4 turn counterclockwise to loosen and disengage.the bulb will be in the socket assembly. Swap it...
Trouble code P0300 means:Random/multiple cylinder misfire detected
Stuck fuel injector or busted diaphragm inside the fuel pressure regulator.
The 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier radiator drain petcock is located onthe bottom of the radiator. The drain will be towards the rightside of the radiator.
I would like to know this currently, but mine sets around 90 degrees Celsius on average (while driving for awhile) I'm not sure if that's high, but it's half way on the temperature gauge.