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

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2003 Chevrolet CAVALIER Electrical System Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID678226
 Internal NHTSA #10230247
 ManufacurerGENERAL MOTORS CORP.
 BrandCHEVROLET
 ModelCAVALIER
 Model Year2003
 File date01/01/07
 ComponentELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemMy 2003 chevrolet cavalier ls has a malfunctioning speedometer, gas gauge, and sometimes temperature gauge and tachometer. The vehicle had not sustained any damage that could have possibly caused the malfunction; this problem is solely the result of poor manufacturing. After searching online and calling chevy i confirmed that the problem is with the gauge cluster, an electronic component behind the dash. This cluster costs $500 to replace, presumably with one that works properly, a concept which is hard to imagine with the chevy cavalier. Somewhere in the manufacturing process general motors must have decided to cut a few dollars and get some cheap parts, because the malfunction is widespread and consistent in all the reports i've read. This issue absolutely needs to become a recall so that chevy is forced to pay the $500 replacement fee; and monetary justice aside, malfunctioning gauges could create potentially life-threatening dangers. It is not a recall yet, but is absolutely needs to become one.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure40000
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateUSAF ACADEMY, CO
VIN pattern 1G1JH14F237XXXXXX
 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 purchase17/11/19
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders4
Drive train type
Transmission type
 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 name
 Dealer's telephone number
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 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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