Question about 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier

1 Answer

Flickering lights I have a 2001 Cavalier and every time I start my car my lights flicker then stop. It willl stop when I turn the lights on right away and my e-brake light won't shut off.

Posted by on


1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points


    An expert that got 20 achievements.


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Chevrolet Master
  • 1,000 Answers

The e-brake light problem is causing your headlight issue.
The e-brake switch is supposed to turn the lights off for you if you are parked and don't want them on.
Make sure your e-brake is released all the way, if OK, check the switch at the E-brake, it will have a single tan wire connecting to it. If you disconnect the wire the headlight issue should go away and you will know it is the switch. Make sure you have the key in the off position so the module resets.
Good luck, let me know.

Posted on Mar 08, 2009


1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

a 6ya Mechanic 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 repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Mechanic (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.

Posted on Jan 02, 2017


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

2 Answers

Engine will start but shuts off right away,flickering lights of speedometer and other gauges

Flickering instrument lights are one symptom of a battery going bad.

May 14, 2016 | 1999 Ford Expedition

2 Answers

Our masterbedroom light started flickering, sometimes making a little buzzing noise and then it stopped working. Now the living room light which is right next to the bedroom flickered a couple of times and...

I found this posted in the car section, but I will post an answer anyway.
You have a short in the house wiring. Could be in the switches, or the light fixtures, or the wiring going back to the breaker.
Yes it could be a fire hazard if not repaired.
If you can't get it fixed before you leave town, I would turn the breakers off for that section of the house.

Dec 14, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

2001 chevy cavalier cluster problem

sounds like it might be a ground wire loose on the body or dirty battery terminals hope this helps

Mar 06, 2017 | 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier

1 Answer

I have a 2001 chevy cavalier. The daylight running lights don't work, the light flickers a few times and then the service light comes on. None of the back brake lights work and none of the back turn...

Just fixed one, check the 16 pin connector under the battery. This one was destroyed from battery acid leaking down over it. It provides current for drl and headlights. It's accessible by removing the battery and the air filter housing. GM wants to sell you a wiring harness for 700. Got a used connector from a salvage yard for 15 bucks.

Apr 25, 2011 | 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier

1 Answer

Highlights not working and lights flicker also gauges

Repair your vehicle right away. Just click on the link I attached 2004 FORD F250 SERVICE REPAIR MANUAL

Nov 17, 2017 | 2004 Ford F250

2 Answers

OIl pressure light flickers

change the oil pressure switch or the wrong oil

Jan 18, 2009 | 2001 Chrysler Concorde

2 Answers

Flickering lights on 2001 Chevy tracker

I had similar problems, with dash board lights and headlights flickering, and the problem was a dying alternator. After I changed it, everything got back in normal. Also, a bad alternator eventually will kill your car's battery, too. I hope this will help you.

Nov 28, 2008 | 2001 Chevrolet Tracker

2 Answers

Flickering charge light

my car started running like ****, gauzes on dash went to 0 and then would shoot back to where they should of been. parked car, shut it off and then it wouldnt start back up. jumped it and drove home- the whole time it bucked and spitted and wanted to stall. had the alternator replaced and then immediately the volt light started to flicker- i have left my lights on numerous times which contributed to my needing an alternator so i went and got a new battery. so far so good. it has only been a couple of weeks since all of this happened so it might be a little premature to think that it is solved. but for now it works!

Jul 16, 2008 | 2001 Honda Civic

Not finding what you are looking for?
2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Logo

166 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts


Level 3 Expert

77499 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22306 Answers

Ronny Bennett Sr.
Ronny Bennett Sr.

Level 3 Expert

6927 Answers

Are you a Chevrolet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides