Intermittent lapses of power

Asked by Nov 28, 2016 at 05:45 PM about the 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

It cranks and runs fine in park and
neutral but while I'm driving will
intermittently stall out and lose power
and at times die all together. But crank
right back up. any thoughts

1 Answer

104,115

Check your Throttle sensor, give the throttle body a good cleaning. Also when is the last time the car had a really good tuneup with fuel filter chage...

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Intermittent lapses of power 1 answer

    It cranks and runs fine in park and neutral but while I'm driving will intermittently stall out and lose power and at times die all together. But crank right back up. any thoughts

    2000 Chevrolet Cavalier Base Coupe

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • intermittent no start 1998 cavailer 4 answers

    I have a 98 2.2l cavalier that has an intermittent no start issue. One time it will start right up and then it will only have a ticking sound on start up. I have replaces the battery at this point ...

    1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1995 chevy sun fire loss of power 3 answers

    when we come to a complete stop then go to take off the car has no power .. does not happen all the time but more when the car is warmed up. we have changed plugs and fuel filter .

    1995 Chevrolet Cavalier

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • What part of my power steering, could I be having an issue? 1 answer

    I go through a bottle of power steering fluid every four days. I have also put in six bottles of Lucas stop leak, it will last longer than the cheaper brand, but am still losing fluid like crazy. ...

    2002 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport Coupe

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Power Steering Lead 2 answers

    I have a 1993 Cavalier RS convertible. Everything great now all of a sudden I am leaking power steering fluid. Tried different leak stops. Any suggestions?

    1993 Chevrolet Cavalier RS Convertible

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Chevrolet Cavalier Questions

Chevrolet Cavalier Experts

#1 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 2,930
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 1,330
#3 mbar1
mbar1
Reputation 1,180
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,060 Great Deals out of 77,908 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Civic
814 Great Deals out of 88,107 listings starting at $1,299
Used Ford Focus
627 Great Deals out of 57,258 listings starting at $795
Used Chevrolet Impala
590 Great Deals out of 34,064 listings starting at $899
Used Chevrolet Camaro
244 Great Deals out of 31,194 listings starting at $369
Used Honda Accord
948 Great Deals out of 77,739 listings starting at $899
Used Ford Mustang
543 Great Deals out of 45,845 listings starting at $1,999
Used Toyota Corolla
858 Great Deals out of 70,589 listings starting at $1,874
Used Ford Taurus
269 Great Deals out of 20,573 listings starting at $1,995
Used Toyota Camry
1,104 Great Deals out of 90,761 listings starting at $1,599
Used Pontiac Sunfire
324 listings starting at $2,100
Used Nissan Altima
1,154 Great Deals out of 79,676 listings starting at $500
Used Chevrolet S-10
5 Great Deals out of 1,310 listings starting at $2,695

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.