hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
55,401 miles

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problem #8

Mar 062012

Cavalier 4-cyl

  • miles
The speedometer was the first gauge to not work. It is now stuck at 45mph at all times. Now my gas gauge does not work. It even interferes with the temperature gauge. Now the RPM gauge is starting not to work. Some days it works fine and other days it sits at 5 thousand. The temperature gauge is the only gauge that works.

- Dumfries, VA, USA

problem #7

Jun 222011


  • 145,000 miles
The gauges have stopped working the, fuel gauge, the speedometer, the temp gauges all stop working. I have a 2005 Chevy Cavalier.

- Indian Trail , NC, USA

problem #6

Dec 072010


  • 50,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier. The contact stated that the fuel gauge did not provide accurate readings. The contact also stated that the speedometer would get stuck on various speeds and display inaccurate readings as well. The speedometer would get stuck displaying a speed of 20 mph, 60 mph, 80 mph and 110 mph. In addition, the fuel gauge failure would occur during cold weather and display readings of empty when fuel was present in the fuel tank. The vehicle was not taken to have the failure diagnosed or repaired. The failure mileage was 50,000 and the current mileage was 58,000.

- Enola, PA, USA

problem #5

Dec 122009


  • 70,995 miles
I purchased a 2005 Chevy Cavalier November 2004. I am the original owner. As of Dec. 2009 my cars odometer has stopped working and the gas gauge is not accurate. Also my dashboard signals ABS, trac off, and the service sign come on simultaneously. These signs come on when I am reversing the car and occasionally while driving the speed limit. These are all issues that are not normal wear and tear on a car but rather a defect. Therefore, I hope someone will look into this issue further.

- Circleville, OH, USA

problem #4

Jun 302010


  • 97 miles
On my 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier, the engine repeatedly cuts out, stalls, while idling or turning, especially in hot weather. It stalled out 5 times in 2 miles the other day and I had to leave it at the auto repair shop. It has been there a week and they cannot figure out why it is stalling. After going online and reading about many other people having the same problem with this car, 2004 and 2005 at least, I felt I should report it.

- Lafayette, CO, USA

problem #3

Mar 012010


  • 60,113 miles
I have a 2005 Chevy Cavalier ls sport. The gas gauge doesn't work with it, when I bought the car none of the gauges worked, they fixed everything but the gas gauge still doesn't work. I think this is a safety issue because if U run out of gas on the highway or downtown it could cause an accident because of you!! Chevy vehicles are the most crappyest vehicles ever!!! my car only has 53 thousand on it and so far the axel is bad and all of my motor mounts are broke except one and I have this annoying cracking noise all the time and my ABS, service and trac off light stays on all the time!!! my engine fan also doesn't run, so when my car sits there and idles my temp gauge goes up, so I have to just shut off my car so it doesn't overheat.

- Elkins, WV, USA

problem #2

Dec 032009


  • 53,000 miles
Fuel gauge doesn't work all the time fuel gauge causes the temp gauge to hang up.

- Berea, KY, USA

problem #1

Jun 152008


  • 64,000 miles
Fuel pump.

- Charleston, WV, USA