hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
59,586 miles

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problem #2

Nov 292004

Cavalier 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 78,171 miles
1.) leaking battery (acid) caused the electrical harness at the conector under the battery to become deteriated (corroded). 2.) this affected the headlights by cutting off the electrical current and shutting off the headlight. A night time failure could have been very dangerous. 3.)I took the vehicle to a repair station and paid $300 to have the problem fixed. The harness was not replaced, only patched because a harness replacement would have been too costly for me.

- Bloomington, CA, USA

problem #1

Feb 052003


  • Automatic transmission
  • 41,000 miles
Battery terminal leaked, and since a lot of wiring is located under the battery, the acid ate the wires that go to the headlights, turn signals, and running lights. My highbeams work, and my drivers side turn signal work. Warranty wont cover, they said it was the battery. Why have wiring under the battery?

- Phoenix, AZ, USA