Question about 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier
I took good care of my cavalier. I recently moved to a new town and found it hard to keep up with maintenance. The only problem with the car at that time was slow acceleration. I had also noticed that the car has developed a leak from the head gasket. When I finally found the time to give the car a tune-up, I changed the oil, oil filter, topped off the transmission fluid, and coolant. The car ran awesome for two days, then the problem started. The car seems to hesitate, like the car is about to stop, at idle and at low speeds. The check engine light came on and I'm worried the problem may get worse if I don't fine the problem.
Your vehicle’s computer system has self-testing capability. When the computer senses that there is a problem with one of the components or sensors it stores the correspondent trouble code(s) in its memory and lights up the "Check Engine" or "Service Engine Soon" light to tell you that there is a problem and you need to diagnosed and repaired it. First step is to find out what the codes are that turned on the light. I would guess it is going to be a misfire code. And the head gasket leak, in the corner of the head on the side near the transmission? Common problem with the 2.2L and could be related to the poor idle. I would have the head gasket leak repair very soon before it creates more problems. Let me know if you need any other help.
Posted on Mar 04, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jul 22, 2016 | Cars & Trucks
Jul 31, 2014 | 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier
Mar 29, 2011 | 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier
Sep 28, 2010 | 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier
May 17, 2010 | 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier
Dec 18, 2009 | 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier
Jul 28, 2009 | 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier
May 13, 2009 | 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier
Dec 17, 2008 | 1989 Chevrolet Cavalier
481 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!