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My 1997 Chevy Cavalier Engine Shut Off

I was driving my car 20 mph in a residential neighborhood when it all of a sudden cut off. When it died all the lights on my panel went on. I thought perhaps that it had not gotten enough juice from the battery although I had been driving for 10 minutes. So I turned the car off and let it roll to a stop. Then I tried to turn the car back on, but nothing. It acts like it wants to start, but it does not turn over. It has 3/4 full tank of gas and the oil is fine.

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Cavaliers DO NOT have any such sensor in the transmission that will shut off the car if the fluid gets low. Most likely the fuel pump has went out, it is electric and in the gas tank. G.M. line tech 27 years experiance.

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Cavalier's have a sensor if the tran fuild gets to low it will kill the car i have sereval years of cavalier's i drive thats what i found out from a local dealer

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