my chevy cavalier wont start

10

Asked by Dec 24, 2012 at 01:16 PM about the 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

4 Answers

34,335

Is the engine getting spark, is it getting fuel, is the security light on?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
10

yes i checked the plugs i found a cup of gas in the 2nd cylinder i removed all 4 because the motor was not turning i had the starter tested but it seems like something is holding the motor back i put the starter back on it turned the motor okay with the plugs connected to the spark plug wires out of motor all 4 setting on a level bracket to test for spark and cranking revolutions both seemed okay i removed the fuel relay the extra gas pushed out the cylinder 1 and 2 i also found gas has traveled into oil pan the oil and gas combined was at 11 quarts never seen this before i changed the oil and filter put the plugs back in replaced the fuel relay the motor barely turned with a charged battery to it

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
34,335

I would say that injector is definitely stuck open and you will be lucky if the engine will last due to lack of lubrication. It wouldn't turn over because you can't compress liquid. Compress should not be confused with pressurise.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
10

I have just experienced this with my 2001 chevy cavalier, how can I determine which injector is bad? I have gas in my oil

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 2002 chevy cavalier wont start 3 answers

    i have a 2002 Chevy cavalier, and yesterday while sitting at mc donalds drive thru it just turned off like it.. just ran out of gas but the tank is on a half..it wont start up, took out the crank fus...

    2002 Chevrolet Cavalier

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • My chevy cavalier wont start what could be the problem.? 1 answer

    I was driving my chevy cavalier the other day and it ran perfectly fine, than i shut it off went inside for a little bit and when i went to go leave the car wouldnt start. It turns over and tries to...

    2000 Chevrolet Cavalier Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • why won't my chevy cavalier start if the battery and starter are both good 4 answers

    my 2001 chevy cavalier wont start. the battery is good and the starter is good. all my car does is click? what could be the problem?

    2001 Chevrolet Cavalier

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2001 chevy cavalier-turns over bt wont start right away? 1 answer

    so, here the just, I have a 2001 Chevy cavalier. it was running great . two days ago when starting it turned over and struggled to start. got to work and let it sit for six hours got off work turned k...

    2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Coupe

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • my chevy cavalier wont start 4 answers

    2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Cavalier

Looking for a Used Cavalier in your area?

CarGurus has 1,006 nationwide Cavalier listings starting at $695.

ZIP:

Search Chevrolet Cavalier Questions

Chevrolet Cavalier Experts

#1 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 2,960
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 1,350
#3 mbar1
mbar1
Reputation 1,190
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Civic
844 Great Deals out of 83,686 listings starting at $1,200
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,118 Great Deals out of 80,272 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chevrolet Impala
554 Great Deals out of 35,454 listings starting at $899
Used Honda Accord
1,054 Great Deals out of 66,814 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Focus
828 Great Deals out of 53,805 listings starting at $1,495
Used Chevrolet Camaro
373 Great Deals out of 31,271 listings starting at $2,500
Used Toyota Corolla
956 Great Deals out of 68,723 listings starting at $1,800
Used Ford Mustang
689 Great Deals out of 44,321 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Camry
1,204 Great Deals out of 82,539 listings starting at $750
Used Pontiac Sunfire
339 listings starting at $2,100
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,930 Great Deals out of 182,792 listings starting at $999
Used Dodge Neon
663 listings
Used Volkswagen Jetta
541 Great Deals out of 43,961 listings starting at $800

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.