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2004 Chevy Cavalier 4 cylinder Engine Surge

Car has been at the dealer all week. Engine used to idle just fine at 500 rpm. Now it sits there and goes up and down between 400 and 600 rpm. Dealer has replaced the control module, housing, spark plugs, timing chain, and tensioner. Now they want to replace both cam shafts. That does not make sense to me. Please explain or offer another suggestion.

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  • stan Dec 12, 2008

    my cavalier just started doing that today and i looked under the car and the catalyic converter was red hot and the trac off light was on and when i drive the car keeps jerking on high rpms so im thinking the cc is just clugged

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I would tell the dealer u want a second opion bescause my 2004 cavlier idles sometimes high it it turned out to be the rpm were wrong

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You should have them look at the catalyic converter

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