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2001 chevy cavilier, 180,000 miles on it. Drive the car for days and it's fine, then it looses power. Let it set for a while, and you might go another couple of miles. Let it set a week, and right know it is running just fine again. Has done this periodically for the last couple of months. Changed the external fuel filter, but hasn't changed anything yet.

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My husbands 2000 model would stall while driving it. He said it made an electrical noise near the steering column. He had it to a chevy garage 3 times for the same problem. It would quit for a year and start again. They changed a sensor,and even a fuel pump which they charged $8oo for. Finally after several attemps my husband changed the ignion switch and it seemed to fix the problem. When he tore it apart he found what looked like melted wiring cover that had drained onto the wiring.When he first bought the car he a recall fixed ,some kind of pigtail in there and we wondered about that.Try this , The ignition switch:I think this might be your solution. It was fairly cheap and pretty simple to do yourself.

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