2002 Chevy Cavalier starting problem.


Asked by RTorrez1 May 28, 2013 at 04:00 PM about the 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My girl friends 2002 Chevy Cavalier will start for only a second and just dies. When we can get it to start it will run nice and smooth without a miss. What could be the cause for this?

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weak fuel pump relay, swap it with the A/C or defrost relay right next to it in the power dist.center under the hood

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Unfortunately that wasn't the problem. That was the first thing that I thought also and it was a no go.


Check your ignition switch. When they get old they get real sensitive.

David Allen

Check your ground wiring , ground to the battery and ground from battery to engine both are extremely important.

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