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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.
they should interchange check all the electric hook ups on the transmission to make sure the match some of the newer ones are computer controled but 95 should not have this.NO, The trany mount is different
Unhook the cable from the Cavaliers battery. Find the opposite end  of the cable and pull it out. Fit the new cable in following the  old cables route. Connect the non battery end of the cable, then  hook to the battery.
%REPLIES%    == Answer ==   the fuel pump is in the tank   and the relay is under the hood in a large fuse panel located most of the time on the driver side   == Answer ==   The fuel pump is in the tank. You will have to remove the gas tank to replace the pump. Be sure to repalce...
Turn the ignion on, turn radio off. Press the "Set" button. Use the "seek" and "scan" buttons to set the time.
First you will need to remove the steering column cover which will expose the ignition switch. Remove the connector and the three bolts holding it on. Pull the switch out and replace.
  == Answer ==   No, the v-tec system should not cause a no-start, especially the actuator solenoid. The V-tec system merely changes the way the valves operate either max lift, duration or advance (i'm not too familiar with honda's system) but a bad solenoid would either cause the "change"...
  == BAB BLINKER ==   try replacing the blinker under the dash that little box that makes the blinker sound
Pop the hood. Now look down at the turn signal lense from directly above the lense. You will see two screws that are holding the lense in place. Remove those screws and then just pull on the lense. Once out change the bulb with a 2057NA bulb then reassemble.
All you need is a paint can opener. Under the window crank there is a horseshoe shaped pin and you just need to snag it and pull it out.       Put down the window first and do the above. Then after romoving all the screws in the door panel lift up on it until it pops off.
You should have someone look at your master cylinder,sounds like the diaphragm has a hole in it.
  == Answer ==     tourque converter.   == Answer ==     Clutch,if this has a standard shift   == Answer ==     they had a problem with the differential stripping, hopefully not the problem but it is common.   == Answer ==     Check your fluid level. If the...
Answer . \nIf you have a manual transmission, the shift knob should just unscrew off. If you have an automatic transmission, use a small (T5, I believe) Torx screwdriver and remove the small screw from the left-hand side of the shift knob, below the TCS button. Once that is removed, just carefully...
1.disconect negative battety cable. 2.drain coolant 3.drain oil and remove filter 4.remove intake and exhaust manifolds 5.remove valve cover 6.remove timing chain 7.remove alternator 8.unbolt power steering pump and set it aside without disconecting hoses 9.label and detatch any remaing wiring or...
You must first pull the steering wheel and horn assembly then you will see a lock plate that is spring loaded you must remove the clip that holds this in place once you have removed this in the colum you will see a bolt on the left side located close to the switch remove the bolt and pull the switch...
  == Answer ==   Check coolant level in radiator   Check to see if it is "airbound"  Remove heater hose to see if there is fluid running through it   Bad thermostat
I had a 89 Chevy Corsica that was doing the same thing. I replaced the ECM (Electronic Control Module) and it solved my problem. Your ECM controls your cooling fan by supplying a ground to the cooling fan relay. Something in your ECM has gone bad and it must be replaced. Good luck!You may have a bad...
  == Answer ==   to the left of the wiper motor, a vacum hose and electrical connections are attacted to it
  == Answer ==     support you engine from below, you will have to remove the coolent reservior, it only has one 10 mm bolt holding it down and it will just pull up. I dont disconnet the reservior lines, however it woudl be a suggestion to disconnect the electrical connector. Then its...
  try sticking left stick behind steering wheel up
  * Pry off the cover for the wiper arm nuts unscrew the nuts and remove both wiper arms  * disconnect the windshield washer line remove the single retaining screw release the five push-in retainers and remove the cowl cover  * Unplug the electrical connector from the windshield wiper motor  ...
Answer . \nSalvage yard would be an inexpensive choice.
  == Answer ==   There isn't one. 
Answer . Bank 1 Sensor 2 is located on the Right Hand Bank - After the catalytic converter. Meaning its on the bank closest to the firewall and after the catalytic converter. Call any Mitsubishi dealer and they will tell you where its @.
  First i'd recommend pushing the sunroof button!... sometimes they do stick! If you're sunroof button/ or any power window for that matter is or had been intermittant at best... check all connections ... and then pay someone else to change out your power window/sunroof motor because it's not...
Time with no problems will make the light go out or you can hit the reset button on the test unit. If you have an auto parts store nearby, they will very often do this for you.
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Under the dash, and near the steering column, looking up you will see a black plastic panel held by one set screw.   Take the screw out and twist the panel sideways. If the Original Equipment Manufactured (OEM) part is there, it is a bright green module plugged into a black socket. (hint: If you...
== Try changing the fluid and filter. Most people never do this to their cars and should do it at least every 50,000 miles. I prefer ever 30,000. Got 263,000 on a 93 Prizm LSI.Answer ==   You probably have a blown fuse. The same one that controls the radio, dash lights and some other accessories...
  In the steering wheel fluid reservoir, passenger side of engine. Add dextron transmission fluid to it not "steering wheel fluid"
== Answer ==   The loud drone sound is from the wheel bearings. I had to replace the two front wheel bearings on my 2004 Mazda3 2.3. try rotating the tires first, because a bad tire will sound almost the same.   I also have the same problem. I did rotated my tires but find out all suspensions...
Drop the oil pan. But another option if not replacing fluid filter is to take a very small clear hose and tape it to a shop vac hose, put the hose all the way down the fill spout and suck the fluid out. sugest a clean vac so you can determine the amount of fluid that came out and compare to the...
  == Answer ==   Hey, If you stand facing the passenger side of the vehicles' engine compartment you'll be facing the front of the engine. The tension pulley is to the lower left. It is the only pulley that is mounted at the end of an "arm" as opposed to the rest of the pulleys that are...
  == Answer ==     this is actually a little tricky, open the hood, there will be a single screw holding the turn signal lamp in place take that off, here's the tricky part, take two flathead screw drivers and place them on either side of the turn signal housing pry it back and forth a...
  == Answer ==   1.Remove the radiator and cooling fans as a single assembly   2.Remove the bolts and separate the fan/shroud assembly from the radiator   3.Remove the clip and detach the fan blade assembly from the motor shaft   4.Remove the screws and detach the fan motor from the...
Answer . Equalizer valve not allowing fluid flow to rear?
== Answer ==   Bulbs   Multifunction switch - The headlight switch on these go bad they run about $100 but are not to bad to replace. I would think that that is the most likely problem.   Fuse usually in the power distribution block under hood
motor mount needs replacing . Some movement is normal,
usually bad engine mountsThis happened to me once,but I'm not sure if this is your fix. I left the IAT Sensor(intake ait temperature sensor) unpluged by accident.It gave me whiplash everytime it shifted gears. I pluged it back in and it smothed out. It is in between the air filter box and throtal...
Assuming the dash light dimmer switch is not off, check the fuse.
  == camshaft 2000 cavalier ==   It will be located in the crankcase above the oilpan
%DETAILS%. Answer . maybe a bad cam orn lobs on cams can cause that.
  == Answer ==     Yes, if that is not what is supposed to be used. Read you owner's manual and only install what is required.   == Answer ==     it also makes the power steering motor hum when you turn the wheel, unless you drain it, then run the correct power steering fluid...
  * Disconnect the negative battery cable.If the vehicle is equipped with a delco loc 2 or theftlock audio system make sure to have the activation code before disconnecting the battery.  * Remove the drivebelt  * Label and detach the wires from the backside of the alternator  * Remove the...
  == Answer ==     Before you start replacing expen$ive parts, check the simple stuff: vaccum leaks, ignation wires, spark plugs, distribuitor cap and rotor ( if you have one ), make sure that all cylinders are firing, tire pressure and believe or not how much things you have in your...
Answer . \nI believe you need a 16 mm wrench. It would be better to use a flair wrench to prevent stripping the fitting. In addition, sometimes the fitting is stuck to the fitting in the power steering pump. Loosening one will cause the other to turn also. Try using a product like liquid...
I've had a 1995 Buick Riviera that I had to find the tension release on before. I'm sure they are the same. Just look all along the belt. It will be a pulley pressing against the belt. It should have what looks like the head of a bolt. Find a LARGE wrench that fits it and try pulling either way any...
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I have the same problem whit my Honda fourtrax 300 1992. I think that its related to the carburetor but I'm not sure though...
There are many possible reasons. You need to start by checking-1. coolant level- If it is low, refill and recheck. There might be a coolant leak and you can get the system pressure checked, could be a blow head gasket. Coolant has a smell that is unique, if you smell something check for drip marks...
  They should be on the side of the cylinder head. they will have plug wires ging to them.
%DETAILS%    == Answer ==   Brake Booster needs replaceing   
Check for a broken wire in one of the cluster of plugs on top of the left wheelwell.Have you checked the plug-in connection fo the crankshaft position sensor located behind the A/C Pwr. steering bracket? A new sensor costs about $150. A fault code would show up if it was bad.
Get ready for some work.you need to remove the master cylinder nuts that hold master cylinder to brake booster.once you remove nuts you have 2 choices remove master cylinder to remove booster. to keep from bending brake lines.or you can leave master cylinder in pull it toward you easily careful dont...
  == Answer ==   no that fender definitely will not fit but i found out when i changed a wreck fender on my 93 ES300, i went with the fender from the same side of another 93 es300. it worked perfectly like they are all the same in that year. the only difference was the color but after i got...
If you mean a inertia switch that shuts off the fuel pump in case of a wreck or something, No. The computer shuts it off if the engine is not running.
  you could check for oil pressure , could be a fault in the oil pressure sensor that is holding the pump out. i have seen some of these trucks have a loose ground wire near the fuel pump also cutlikeabuffalo oil pressure? its not running yet!!! electric fuel pump has nothing to do with oil...
not sure why but if I turn the key wait till the fuel pump kicks off my cavalier normally does start right up
mine is doing the same exact thing but mine has over 151 thousand miles on it. and i just had to replace the compressor and it kinda stopped then started the other day again and now im getting the cv joint replaced i have been told that is what is causing this. and there is a vibrating sound under...
  == Answer ==     if you go to www.impalahq.com and find where you take the dash off this will get you in the right direction. i know you have to remove the dash to remove the key switch.
No it will not blow your engine or tranny up it has nothing to do with either of them. The thing to look for is if a speed sensor is out.
  == Answer ==     In the wiring harness behind the parking brake. You will have to remove the plastic shield and dig around in the wires for it. Pink with White or white with pink. Can't remember. Consult your remote starter manual.
New for the Chevrolet Astro/GMC Safari I just did this on a 1992 Astro EXT cargo van having the Z-code 4.3-liter V6 and automatic transmission; I previously performed this operation on a 1994 Starcraft Conversion Astro (EXT) having the W-code 4.3-liter V6 and automatic transmission. On all the...
The heater core and evaporator are in a box together underneath the center of the dashboard against the firewall. My service manual seems to indicate that they both must come out at the same time to access either. Presuming this is correct, here we go. Disconnect battery and wait half hour to...
  == Answer ==     While I won't say anything is absolutely impossible, I can't think of a plausible connection between these three items.     How do you know the timing is off? Have you measured it? Is that your way of saying it's not running right? If so, what are the exact...
  == Answer ==   use a15mm box wrench or the speical tool and pull up on the automatic tentcher pully NOTEthe way the belt runs
  Caution:On models with a Delco Loc 2 or Theftlock audio system be sure the lockout feature is turned off before proceeding   * Disable the airbag system  * Remove the tilt lever if equipped  * Remove the upper and lower steering column covers   Ignition Switch   * Remove the...
    == Answer ==     Replacing the head gasket on any vehicle is a long and complicated   process, however if you wish to see basic step-by-step instructions go   to the related question on the right side of the page   "How do you replace a head gasket?"
I work on a fleet of Crown Vicks and 2 possiblities I can think of is, #1, the signal switch (multifunction switch) is NG or, #2, the signal and flasher module is NG, located under dash above drivers right foot area.
If the "check engine" light is off this could be a vacuum leak dew to a failing vacuum hose or a bad intake gasket. If the "check engine" light is on then this could be a number of bad sensors. Take the car to an auto parts store that runs a free diagnostics testing of the computer on your car. They...
  == Answer ==   It should be located under the hood, in a self-contained plastic area right next to the auxilary positive terminal midway up the hood on the far right side of the engine.
Answer . \nIf your talking about the engine computer. Did you put the prom [aka chip]from your old cumpter in the new one? You need to do This
%REPLIES%    == Answer ==   if the car is rear wheel drive, sounds like a u-joint. If it is front wheel drive, sounds like a cv joint.   == Answer ==   It could also be your engine mounts wearing out. If the rubber insulation has worn out then the engine will shift slightly against...
  == Answer ==   It is at the firewall passenger side - some are accessible from under the hood and others behind the glove box
There are 3 O2 sensors on the GM pickup in 97. They are all heated (means they are more expensive and are 3 or 4 wires). There is one on each side of the motor, just below each manafold, and then there is one after the converter (both sides combine at the converter). The converter is located on the...
Most likely one of the cables is loose or broken. On mine the cable came lose inside of the turn signal lever so the module wouldn't get the signal that it had been turned on.
  == Answer ==     Your traps could be being siphoned from improper venting, an "S" trap on one of your fixtures, or a cracked trap below slab level. It could also be the wax seal around your toilets. It is difficult to say without seeing your house.
Answer . \nYou should notice 4 small holes, one in each corner of the radio. A special tool (Ford, most audio shops have/ sell them), shaped like two wire horseshoes, are inserted into those holes and sprung outward. This forces metal tags inside the dash inward, so that the radio can be removed...
  == Answer ==     From everything I have read about this, if putting the jey in the 'ACC' mode for 10-15 minutes doesn't reset the system you will most likely have to have the key cylinder replaced by the dealer.   == Answer ==     The security Passkey system will probably have...
 == Answer ==   check fuses if ok it should be the emergency brake switch, when ebrake is on the lights will stay off.    == Answer ==     depending on the the car/truck there is a control relay. Make sure all fuses have been checked inside vehicle and the engine compartment there...
Yes you can just replace the seal they sell a kit some are for each injector other kits are for all injectors these kits are fairly cheap so this is the option i would take.       yes, your local parts store should have or be able to order just the o-rings.
==  Remove distributor cap check for cracks check rotor  Replace coil ==   see if the coil is sparking to the distributor cap
  == Answer ==     I'm pretty sure the 1.9 is compatible throughout in all the years as long as you get weather is is a single overhead cam or a duel overhead cam motor. This can be identified by the 7 or the 9 on the eighth digit of the VIN. A junkyard or a rebuilder such as jasper...
      Interior Lights thumbwheel is above the headlight switch on the left of the dash. Rotate the wheel all the way up to turn on the interior lights. Just past the highest dashboard light setting.
use a razor blade and slice a small slit the size of the wire in the rubber boot that the brake cable or throttle cable goes through, it may be easier to put the wire through the steering columb boot. after u put a slit in the rubber boot just push the wire through.
  == Answer ==   After the engine has cooled to a certain temp, it should shut off.   If it is running constantly, this is an indication the engine is overheating.
To take out the radio on the 2000 Cav get ready to do some work. 1. Use a flathead screwdrive to pop out the side panels (the left is where the fuse panel is). 2. Open the glove box and look for two screws way in the back. Take those out (be careful not to drop them or they are gone forever) 3....
1. remove door panel2. tape window in place so it does not fall on you.3. disconnect the window motors electrical harness.4. drill out the rivits holding the motor in place.5. remove bolts holding the window.6. take window completely out of vehicle.7. then you should beable to pull out entire...
take off some of the trim around where the mirror is,usually a screw or two,if not, u will have to take the door panels off, a few long bolts (philips)probably. there might be one hidden in the carpet part of the panel,just feel around with the screw driver. get all that stuf off, and you will see...
it is a hose on the engine, close to the brake fluid. screw the hose off, then you can pull PVC out.
I do not have an amount, but I do know dealers are reluctant to do so because of a high cost involved. The car lacks many control modules and sensors that are required for the transmission, and could require structure change as well.       Since the Cavalier is a 2004 the conversion is...
  == Answer ==     could be the crank sencor on the side right of the engine block, next to the transmission. IT IS VERY HARD TO REACH AND REPLACE.
  == Answer ==     You have to go in the trunk and unclip the snaps under the rear deck. There are some small grey ones and some big white ones and you have to get them all. Then fold down the back seats and undo the trim around the opening for the trunk and with some convincing the...
Yes its spring loadedI don't believe you need a special tool on my 92 all I need is a 1/2" drive ratchet/breaker bar.