Chevrolet Cavalier owners have reported 13 problems related to windshield wiper/washer (under the visibility 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.
Drivers side wiper arm nut came loose causing wipers not to work at all. Wile wife was backing car up in driveway to return to our house (due to wipers not working)she hit a tree causing rear quater and rear bumper cover damage.
See all problems of the 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier.
The wiper blade arm had disconnected from the washer/wiper housing on the passenger side during inclement weather conditions, which obstructed the drivers vision while driving. The dealer was notified. The dealer informed the consumer that the part was not covered under a warranty or a manufacturer recall.
See all problems of the 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier.
When the windshield wipers are turned off, they stop in the upright position obstructing the drivers view while driving. This poses a hazard while driving, making it difficult to concentrate on the road.
See all problems of the 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier.
Windshield wipers would stay in upright position whenever switch is turned off. Windshield wipers would not return to down position. Dealer was notified for repairs. Feel free to provide any further details on this matter .
My windshield wipers stay in upright position. It makes it hard to see the road. I have erad several other complaints about this but there has been nothing done about it.
Windshield wipers after being turned off, stay up in middle of windshield. Consumer has reduced visibility.
Windshield wipers remain in an upright position when they are turned off. As a result, driver and passengers are left with limited field of vision through the windshield. Windshield wipers block driver's ability to see oncoming cars, create blindspots, and hazardous conditions.
I would like to know if there has been a recall on this matter. No safety defect indicated, requests recall information.
See all problems of the 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier.
Left windshield wiper does not reach the left edge of the windshield. It stops 3-4 inches short, leaving left side of windshield unclean. This obstructs visibility during normal driving and rainy conditions.
See all problems of the 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier.
While driving windshield wipers make a grinding noise, causing wipers to become inoperable.
Owner states that his windshield wipers will not clear windows only when the temperature drops to about 25 degrees fahrenheit or lower. Service people claim it is a problem on 95, 96 and 97 Cavaliers.
Would be driving with defroster on high when windshield wipers would freeze up. Windshield would cloud over when snow hits windshield. This causes poor visibility for driver. Have taken to dealership, but the mechanic could not resolve problem.
See all problems of the 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier.
When turned off, windshield wipers stop in the field of vision, obscuring the vision of the driver and creating a safety hazard.
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|Side/rear Glass problems||
|Windshield Wiper/washer problems||
|Windshield Wiper/washer Motor problems||
|Defogger Controls problems||
|Exterior Rearview Mirror problems||