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Battery dying

Starts sometimes in mornings. Soon as I turn key to heating car ill know if car will start is abs light is bright and like wise if abs light is dull it won't. Driving tonight dash lights dimmed sligh...

1995 1.7 td
Posted: Mar 3, 2016
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Rear fog not walking

Hi guys. Putting our beloved Cavalier GSI on the road, and thankful to be able to say,.she is virtually MOT ready.. I am however struggling to get rear fog light (drivers side) to work... Tried bulbs,...

1991 GSI 2000
Posted: Apr 22, 2015
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Condensation

For years I seem to have had excessive internal condensation in cold weather, particularly after using the heater. All obvious sources of moisture ingress have been checked and (??) sealed. Now I ha...

1990 SRi 8-valve "130" Hatch
Posted: Feb 3, 2015
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Over revs then wont fire properly then corrects itself

Suddenly starts revving high,then wont run properly....chug,chug! Sometimes engine will cut out while this is going on but not always. Then it just corrects itself. Need help...fast...please.

1991 2.0 sri
Posted: Feb 23, 2013
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Engine trouble

When I start the car it sounds like it is going to cut out. It gets better once I have driven it a while, but engine still sounds a bit juddery

2000 1.8
Posted: Nov 19, 2012
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Overheating and faint smoke

Hi, Need some info about this as I am totally stumped! The first part is when the car is idling either in traffic or at home the temperature rockets into the red but when Im driving it drops to aroun...

1995 1.8 LS
Posted: May 29, 2012
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Battery light comes on when engine is off

Just recently my cars battery warning light came on when the engine is off and the key is out of the ignition but when I start up the car the light goes off. Im not exactly mechanically minded but I h...

1995 1.8 LS
Posted: Apr 25, 2012
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Indicator lights not working

indicator /hazard lights are frozen

2000 td diesel
Posted: Nov 22, 2011
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Battery warning / brake warning lights on

When the engine is running, I have both the battery charging and brakes warning lights on, but they are quite dim. If the engine is revved, both lights get dimmer until at high revs they are almost ou...

1993 petrol 1.6
Posted: Jun 25, 2011
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Starting

car starts ok when cold but after driving a short distance doesn't like starting again until completely cold. It turns over and fires but will not pick up as if suffering from fuel starvation. Any h...

1994 1598 petrol
Posted: May 2, 2011
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Noise from the front

hi i have a cavalier 1.7 ls td izusu engein and the car is making a stange noise from the front rigth side i fink looks like bering noise or sommephing but there is no play on the fronte whell and...

1995 1.7 ls td
Posted: Feb 7, 2011
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Steam from aircon vents inside the car

Hi. Every time the engin gets hot steam start coming out of the airconditioning vents making futher driving impossible

1995 1.8 expression
Posted: Feb 6, 2011
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