Chevrolet Cavalier 1980-2005

Car model
Name Number of models Recalls Bulletins Investigations Consumer Complaints
Chevrolet Cavalier 1980 0 0 0 1 0
Chevrolet Cavalier 1981 0 0 0 2 0
Chevrolet Cavalier 1982 0 1 0 6 1
Chevrolet Cavalier 1983 0 6 0 6 17
Chevrolet Cavalier 1984 19 3 0 8 10
Chevrolet Cavalier 1985 30 3 1 5 4
Chevrolet Cavalier 1986 15 3 1 1 21
Chevrolet Cavalier 1987 15 3 1 4 27
Chevrolet Cavalier 1988 10 3 1 6 14
Chevrolet Cavalier 1989 10 2 1 2 68
Chevrolet Cavalier 1990 8 1 2 2 69
Chevrolet Cavalier 1991 9 3 3 2 79
Chevrolet Cavalier 1992 6 1 13 0 183
Chevrolet Cavalier 1993 6 2 15 1 242
Chevrolet Cavalier 1994 6 2 17 2 325
Chevrolet Cavalier 1995 3 9 75 1 402
Chevrolet Cavalier 1996 5 13 69 4 800
Chevrolet Cavalier 1997 6 13 76 4 757
Chevrolet Cavalier 1998 5 11 85 0 498
Chevrolet Cavalier 1999 5 8 88 0 337
Chevrolet Cavalier 2000 5 7 164 7 485
Chevrolet Cavalier 2001 5 6 145 3 339
Chevrolet Cavalier 2002 6 5 159 0 258
Chevrolet Cavalier 2003 2 2 156 8 1028
Chevrolet Cavalier 2004 2 2 123 0 587
Chevrolet Cavalier 2005 2 1 63 0 731


Table of contents:
Chevrolet Cavalier bulletins
BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - ENGINE - GASOLINE
21060206/21/2002637257On some vehicles with the compressed natural gas option, the potential exists for the engine harness to make contact with the cooling fan, over time this contact may lead to various codes and service engine soon lamp activation. *tt2002-11-22
VISIBILITY - POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
4202/01/20026379121987 - present power window motor replacement . *tt2002-12-09
30070207/30/2002637341Subject regarding power window motor replacement on certain models from 1987 and present. *tt2002-11-22
21120212/21/2001629654Information regarding replacement power window motor that does not work or has had a short service life on 1987 to present models. *tt2002-04-05
Chevrolet Cavalier Consumer Complaints
Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
COMMUNICATIONS - HORN ASSEMBLY
07/01/20001
 Consumer states vehicle has an electrical problem, consumer received recall regarding the horn (96i001), now the horn works when it wants to even after repair, also vehicle has stalled and after it's parked it will not start, the invoice stated that the vehicle has electrical problems. *slc
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
1
 Chevrolet dealership wouldn't make immediate repairs to the vehicle which a fire could occur in the steering column. *ph recall on vehicle was about the heating of internal switch. *la
07/01/20001
 Consumer states vehicle has an electrical problem, consumer received recall regarding the horn (96i001), now the horn works when it wants to even after repair, also vehicle has stalled and after it's parked it will not start, the invoice stated that the vehicle has electrical problems. *slc
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - ENGINE
11/28/19948
 Replaced engine pistons.
11/28/19948
 Replaced cracked/noisy engine head. *ak
11/28/19948
 Replaced crankshaft.
SEAT BELTS - FRONT
504/26/2000
 The wheel was repaired, and the driver seat belt was repaired on 5 separate occasions.*jb
SEATS - FRONT ASSEMBLY - HEAD RESTRAINT
1
 Headrest design can not be removed or adjusted properly, blocking view.
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
07/28/19981
 Brakes failed resulting in accident.
STEERING - HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
12/07/19947
 Steering assembly failed prior to service recall. *ak
STEERING - RACK AND PINION
11/28/19948
 Replaced cracked rack and pinion steering.
STRUCTURE
1
 The right side firewall reinforcement that holds the steering rack and pinion rust off from the firewall leaving the steering rack without a rigid attachment, this causes a high speed shimmy, difficult parking and rapid tire wear (chevrolet cavalier 1988-1994). nlm
STRUCTURE - BODY - DOOR
06/17/19967
 Both front doors have many blind spots, causing poor visibility. *sd
STRUCTURE - BODY - TRUNK LID
06/17/19967
 Hump that hides the contents of the trunk obscures view. *sd
SUSPENSION
07/01/2003201/01/1994
 Consumer drove over a small pothole and the shock tower came apart. *ph the consumer stated when she drove over a pothole on another occasion, the strut tower on the opposite side failed. *jb
TIRES
09/03/2001103/01/2000
 The original tire blew out causing loss of vehicle steering, the dealer indicated that the blow out was caused by road hazard, but the consumer believed the tire was defective. (tire size p195/70r14 90s goodyear/ dot m6rwhkdr 0200) *yh
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
1
 Crusie control locked up. consumer could not stop the vehicle from running through an intersection into a parking area. a passerby was able to gain control of vehicle. *tt
VISIBILITY - REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES - EXTERIOR
06/17/19967
 Driver's side view mirror distorts distance of other vehicle, causing poor visibility. *sd
VISIBILITY - WINDSHIELD
06/17/19967
 Windshield has many blind spots, causing poor visibility. *sd
WHEELS
504/26/2000
 The wheel was repaired, and the driver seat belt was repaired on 5 separate occasions.*jb
Car dealers selling Chevrolet Cavalier 1980-2005
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OKTULSASOUTHPOINTE CHEVROLET918-481-8000