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#8 of 48 Re: 2005 CAVALIER ISSUE....VERY PUZZLING [finessechic]
Jul 16, 2006 (7:36 pm)
This sounds like the same problem I had last year with my '96 Pontiac Sunfire (same car, same parts). When the thermal regulator on the window motor begins to fail, the window will stop; wait a few minutes, it cools enough to go a little more, etc. But at that point, it's pretty much toast, so you need to get a new motor. I tried a remanufactured one from NAPA Auto Parts to save some $$ but it didn't last. Best to bite the bullet and get a GM-Delco reman. unit. I agree it shouldn't happen on so new a car as a 2005, but what can you do? Now, I'm concerned about my son's 2005 Cav he bought last Sept. -- hope he has better luck.
#9 of 48 Leak
Aug 25, 2006 (3:48 pm)
Just been to my dealer to have an oil pan leak checked after noticing the oil patch on the ground this morning. Had the opportunity to look at it, looks like there are some scratches underneath about 4 inches deep in 2 places. The technician said I might have hit a sharp object( I am very careful and I don't remember hearing/ feeling a bump). Also some noise coming from the front left wheel. The diagnostics say the wheel hub bearing needs replacing. the total quotation is CAN$1200 for both jobs. Is this realistic? After reading some posts here I feel I have started a similar route of money down the drain. It's a 2003 cav on a lease, with 57000km, warranty expired on 08/05/06. What's the best way forward. Please help
#10 of 48 Re: Leak [ozy]
Aug 26, 2006 (7:43 am)
Get an estimate from and independent shop, dealers are always notoriously high, lots of overhead.
Jan 24, 2007 (3:11 am)
On my 96 Cavalier I am having window issues. They are powered. About 10 yrs ago the driver side window went out and I had it fixed. Then about 2yrs ago it would lower half way and take forever to raise. Now it doesnt work at all. Just a yr ago my passenger side did the same thing. Now one of my back windows wont go down from the driver side switch. Now I have 3 windows that dont work!
Want to get this fixed. And will fix it with my dad, but would like some insite on what it may be before I go changing all the motors and that not be it. And will not get rid of the car so some logical help would be appreciated. Thanks
#13 of 48 Re: Window Help [zoramehta]
Jan 25, 2007 (10:15 am)
95 and on were notorious for motors going out, not a bad job if you have done one. I would recommend you google motor replacement, lots of information out there.
#14 of 48 Re: 2001 Z24 Problems [kdoggflog01]
Apr 29, 2007 (10:01 am)
I also have a 2001 Z24 and from what I've heard the window motors aren't that reliable on the Cavaliers. It could be the motor but it could be a wiring issue. Either do it yourself or have a mechanic look at it.
#15 of 48 Re: 2001 Z24 Problems [georgecavalier]
Apr 30, 2007 (8:49 am)
I think you are a little late, January post.
#16 of 48 2002 cavalier sunroof won`t close
Jul 10, 2007 (1:23 pm)
can anybody give me any help with my sunroof , was working fine now it will not close , it will go back , but it is stuck open half way , hit the switch it closes half way and stops ?? motor stops also ??
#17 of 48 Power windows.
Jul 31, 2007 (2:57 pm)
I am intalling the power windows into my 2002 cavalier, and i am looking for the parts that plug into the switchs and the part that plugs into the motors, that have the wires connected. I was woundering if anyone had the part numbers for those two parts