Chevrolet Cavalier owners have reported 17 problems related to steering wheel (under the steering category). The most recently reported issues are listed below. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Chevrolet Cavalier based on all problems reported for the Cavalier.
I reported a noise and the fact that the car wants to veer to the left as I was "test" driving this car. I said something to the salesman at the time. He told me to keep driving it to see if it continues. I went back to the dealer 3 days after I took the car home and complained about the noise the steering would make as I would pull in or out of a parking space. He then told me it was normal. Mr.
See all problems of the 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier.
While driving vehicle steering column locked up, resulting in loss of control. Vehicle has been checked by dealer.
See all problems of the 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier.
While driving at 25-30 mph steering wheel locked up and would not allow consumer to make a left turn. Contacted dealer ,and dealer was not willing to do anything.
See all problems of the 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier.
While driving at highway speeds steering has locked up, and consumer has had to turn vehicle off to unlock steering. Contacted dealer, and the dealer was not willing to do anything. Consumer states that the dealer checked vehicle both times and was not able to find problem,I traded this vehicle after last occurrence, no paper work was generated from either visit. * mj.
Intermittently when making a turn steering wheel will lock up. Dealer is inspecting vehicle.
Steering wheel locks up for no reason.
See all problems of the 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier.
While driving 35mph, under wet conditions, steering wheel locked up. Dealer and manjufacturer have been notified.
Was at stop position & started to accelerate. The steering wheel pped out of driver's hand. Vehicle proceeded to jerk right or left into other lane. Been to dealer & mechanic could not locate cause of problem. The problem doesn't happen all the time. It is intermittent.
While driving at any speed steering wheel lock ups. At lower speeds the steering wheel is very difficult when making a left turn. The dealer is aware of the problem. The problem is being corrected.
Steering wheel locked up prior to recall.
Heard a noise in steering column area around air bag. Took vehicle back to air bag area checked. Informed airbag not under recall. Has bumper to bumper warranty & mechanic would not check it.
Noise around steering wheel column.
Steering wheel is hard to turn and makes loud noises when turning. Please give more details.
While turning steering wheel consumer noticed popping noise. Dealer has been contacted. Please provide further information.
See all problems of the 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier.
Was driving and trying to turn applied the brakes, could not turn steering wheel, causing driver to hit another car .
The steering column is 3/4 of an inch to the right of the driver's line of vision. As a result, the rim of steering wheel intersects the driver's view of the warning lights on the panel. When the driver's hands are on the wheel, the view of the panel is completely blocked.
Consumer feels that the steering column is bad. When consumer was making a right turn into the driveway, there was a noise in the steering wheel and it also locked up. Please provide more details. Mr.
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|Steering Rack And Pinion problems||
|Steering Column problems||
|Steering Wheel problems||
|Hydraulic Power Assist Steering System problems||
|Steering Gear Box problems||
|Steering Noise problems||
|Steering Rack problems||
|Power Steering Pump problems||
|Steering Anti-theft Device problems||