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Chevy cavalier wont stop cranking

I just replaced the starter, and battery on my 99 cavalier. I got in the car to turn it on. It made some grinding noises and jumoed a bit, then I gave it a 30 second brake and started it again. This time, the car starter and the flywheel wouldnt disengage even after removing the key from the ignition. I was worried about burning , y brand new starter out, so I disconnected my battery, inserted a starter shim (1/64) and now the flywheel doesnt engage at all. Any suggestions? I rely on the car to get back and forth to work.

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You need to make sure the solenoid wire isn't making contact with the starter wire. Be sure you don't have the purple wire making contact with the red wire.

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SOURCE: 99 chevy cavalier theft system light on steady, car wont crank.

My 2000 cavalier has done this for 6 months. You take your key out then open your door, wait ten minutes and the system resets itself and the car will start-annoying you bet!!!

Posted on Aug 21, 2009

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SOURCE: car wont start. turns over but wont stay running

your cars antitheft system is trying to prevent the car from being stolen so it is shutting it offf after it starts. go back over step by step you installation instructions make sure the ring around the ignition that comes with the remote starter is taped into the exact loacation it needs to be, or the cars own anti theft system will not notice it and will try to shut car off. its an anti theft feature. if this doesn't wotk you will not be able to use this remote starter. i ran into the same problem finally got it to work poperly.

Posted on Jan 24, 2010

SOURCE: HOW DO I FIX/REPLACE STARTER ON 1999 MALIBU?

Starter Solenoid needs to be replaced.
Remove starter and install new solenoid

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SOURCE: 98 chevy cavalier starter stays engaged WITHOUT

Starter pinion sticking. Remove starter and inspect. May need new starter

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SOURCE: when ignition turned to on a loud clicking coming

Sounds like a temp door actuator. Does the heater controls move to all positions and change from hot to cold.

Posted on May 29, 2011

Testimonial: "thank i puilled the air con. fuses and problem disappeared and when the 10 amp fuse was reinserted problem came back so i am going with the actuator a"

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