1996 CAVALIER WONT START I HAVE CHANGED THE FUEL FILTER,SPARK PLUGS,WIRES,AIR FILTER,THROTTLE POSITION CENSER AND IT TURNS OVER BUT WONT START,THE REASON I STARTED DOING WORK IS BECAUSE ONE DAY I WENT TO PICK UP MY DAUGHTER FROM SCHOOL AND IT STARTED WHEN I PUSH THE GAS IT SOUNDS LIKE WHOOOP WHOOP WHOP AND DIES, IT WOULD IDLE BUT IF I TOUCH THE PEDDLE IT DIES.

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Asked by Apr 06, 2014 at 09:53 PM about the 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I HAVE CHANGED THE FUEL FILTER,SPARK PLUGS,WIRES,AIR
FILTER,THROTTLE POSITION CENSER  AND IT TURNS OVER BUT WONT
START,THE REASON I STARTED DOING WORK IS BECAUSE ONE DAY I WENT TO
PICK UP MY DAUGHTER FROM SCHOOL AND IT STARTED WHEN I PUSH THE
GAS IT SOUNDS LIKE WHOOOP WHOOP WHOP AND DIES, IT WOULD IDLE BUT
IF I TOUCH THE PEDDLE IT DIES.

2 Answers

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Here's something to check. I have a 99 cavalier that started going haywire on my way to work one night. The gauges started jumping all over the place and I lost my headlights and it spit and sputtered all the way back home. The negative battery cable actually has 2 grounds. One on the engine and one on the battery box. Mine was rusted out on the battery box. I reattached it to the core support and it's ran fine ever since. Mine cavalier also has 210,000 miles on it

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i just put in a new battery.Thank you,i will check.

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