2003 Chevrolet CAVALIER Electrical System Instrument Panel Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2003 Chevrolet CAVALIER Electrical System Instrument Panel Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID711629
 Internal NHTSA #10258017
 Model Year2003
 File date01/11/07
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemTl*the contact owns a 2003 chevrolet cavalier. The contact stated that the speedometer displays 60 mph when he is traveling at much lower speeds. The speedometer also becomes stuck at a lower speed when he is driving at a much faster rate. The rpm's in the vehicle will either not move at all or go up as far as possible while driving in first gear only. The rpm's will then become stuck and not move back down. The vehicle has not been inspected by the dealer. He must restart the vehicle in order for the speedometer dial to return to its regular position. The dial does not move at all in cold weather conditions. The contact has gotten pulled over while driving 20 mph (85 mph) over the speed limit when he thought he was traveling 65 mph. He believes that the failure could have been a manufacturer defect. The failure mileage was 50,000 and current mileage was 86,000. Updated 03-06-09 *bf the speedometer would stick at 50 mph. The consumer stated when he increased or decreased his speed the speedometer would still register at 50 mph. Updated 03/11/09. *jb
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure50000
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueHOTLINE VOQ
 City and StateSPENCERPORT, NY
VIN pattern 1G1JC12F737XXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase29/06/05
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesY
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders4
Drive train typeFWD
Transmission typeMAN
 Vehicle speed0
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's nameKENNY'S AUTO
 Dealer's telephone number55-349-6600
 Dealer's city
 Dealer's state code
 Dealer's ZIP code
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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