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Chevrolet Cavalier 1998 2 dr. 2.2 liter 217000 miles
Start the car up when it's cold and runs fine. Gets up to operating temperature and stalls. Tried starting turns over but won't run. Let it cool down for a half an hour will run after starting. Checked coil packs when cold there's spark. Check them after the car stalls out no spark. Replaced coil packs does the same thing. What could it be. It gets fuel cause you can hear the fuel pump running when you turn the key. Any insight would be appreciated. Thank you.
Mook from United States 2 years ago  
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Mook de United States 2 years ago
If anyone out there has this problem. Check for spark if there's no spark then check again after it cools down. If there is spark after cooldown it's the ignition control module behind the coil packs which are mounted onto.
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T/C light and gears

Chevrolet Cavalier 2003  80000 miles
My problem started after the car overheated, the cylinder head cracked because of the heat and it needed to be replaced. At the same time, the transmission oil was changed. The T/C light started turning on and, when it does so, every time I change the gears, they seem to generate a kick in the engine. It is not the only case but, every time I turn on the air conditioning, this failure takes place. If I am driving and the T/C light is off, then there is no gear failure either. The starter light sometimes turns on by itself as well. Something else: when the car stops moving, the air conditioning stops cooling too. Two sensors have been changed and a tuning was made, but the problems are still with me. Any recommendations?
frances99 from United States 4 years ago  
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aubrey de United States 4 years ago
Check the TPS sensor, located in the throttle body. It is the most probable cause of your problem.
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Hugh de United States 4 years ago
I had a car with a 2.2 engine and your same problem and the cause was the damaged TPS sensor.
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Starting problems

Chevrolet Cavalier 2004 cavalier 147000 miles
Replaced starter, tps sensor, plugs, ign mod, coil, fuel filter, ckp sensor, ckd bat, cleaned fuel pressure reg, ckd timing chain. Still wont start almost eith gas pedal to floor help
zuperdave53 from United States 9 months ago  
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Ant$$ de United States 3 months ago
Try your injectors but it may be your ECM cause u know any an everything about these car's
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Oil is shooting out from somewhere around the belt side of motor

Chevrolet Cavalier 2001  140000 miles
Oil light has came on a few times but turn back off again and now oil is spraying out all over the motor somewhere around the belt area
yrob from United States 3 years ago  
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Mook de United States 8 months ago
Front main seal is bad or timing cover gasket needs replacing
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Oil light was on (added oil) now car won't turn Over

Chevrolet Cavalier 1999 Sedan 32000 miles
The car will not turn over after it had check oil light on. Makes a single click when trying to start
James from United States 3 years ago  
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Cranks but No start

Chevrolet Cavalier 2002 LS Sport 2.2L 140000 miles
Drove my car to work one day and drove home. Next morning went to drive it to work again but, wouldn't start. Have replace coil module and spark plugs due to 1,3 having low visible spark. Still no start. Checked timing and appeared to have jumped upper chain 7 teeth. Installed new timing kit and set timing for upper and lower timing chains. Still no start. I'm confused about this. Is there anyone who might know what's going on? Please help. I'm borrowing bosses truck, so really need my car running.
Ace0911 from United States 2 years ago  
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Crank but no start

Chevrolet Cavalier 1994  225000 miles
Dash lights that come on when you turn the key on don't come on now car will crank but no start talking about oil light and everything like that before the car starts had the problem before we take the key out put it back in then it would be fine now nothing
Aaron from United States 2 years ago  
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Start good warm runs bad

Chevrolet Cavalier 1988 Z24 2.8 litre 195000 miles
Starts fine sounds smooth. The minute it warms up it misses sputters stall dies. Have to double foot it to get it home. Let it cool off rand repeats all over again. I have replace all the sensors two new brains new cool packs new plugs and wires ran injector cleaner through it sea foam through it i'm ready to scream. One day it started acting up like this nothing traumatic happened to the car. Super frustrated. I read on a blog that where the computer is grounded under the coil packs sometimes the harness look like they are connected but here not getting enough connection they were all right. Any suggestions ? Help
88z24 from United States 2 years ago  
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2003 Cavalier misfires and idle goes up and down

Chevrolet Cavalier 2003 base automatic 88000 miles
My 03 Cavalier only starts if I hold gas to the floor and let up when fires -Sometimes it idles but most times it's iratic checked spark and it looks like it's going backwards into the coil ?
rollen223 from United States 2 years ago  
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Car will not start

Chevrolet Cavalier 2004 2.2 ecotech 190000 miles
Last Monday I got in my car started it and drive 1.5 miles home. It was very loud pulled in my parking lot parked, and turned key off. Waited bout an hour went out and checked my oil and to my surprise there wasn't any registering. I added 2qts and started it waited 10 minutes for car to warm up and noise starting away. Put it reverse backed 15ft changed to drive and it died. No restart. I have thus far have replaced the:
Ckp sensor
Starter
Fuel filter
Spark plugs
Fuel regulator
Coil above spark plugs. I'm getting spark and if leave foot on pedal a minute I smell gas. I've checked the pressure and it is right. It also turns over. I am stumped
Cobaltlover from United States 3 years ago  
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