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Cavailer my 1999 cavalier does not idle right and backfires with no power and from time to time it shuts off and after a while the car will start again and the last service job was done about 7 months ago

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Try changing fuel filter

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What would cause 1997 cavailer idle rough with no power ?


these use a timing chain and gears. it may need a tune-up, have a plugged fuel filter, air filter plugging up or coming apart, dirty injectors or fuel supply system, a failing fuel pump, a bad egr valve stuck open completely or partly.

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When you press on your brake pedal does it make any "squishy noises" "snorts" "mouse squeeky noises" "vacuum noise". Your brake booster (60$ or so used) may need replacing. The vacuum pump from your booster takes a lot of power from your engine if not working properly. When the the brake booster is not working properly, say having a torn diaphragm, your car will idle very poorly; when you press on the brake you may even get high revs; and because there is too much energy loss, your engine will sputter and shut off when you leave it idling.

Look into it. It's an easy fix. Remember to move your brake pipes gentlyyyyy though.

I am looking for a wiring diagram so I can install a remote car starter. If you have anything for me let me know.

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Okay,

What size engine is that cavailer equiped with?

The 2.2L 4cyl or the 2.4L (DOHC) 4cyl?

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