fuel pump

Asked by Dec 29, 2008 at 10:12 AM about the 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier Coupe FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have 98 cavalier, when i start it sometimes i can hear the fuel pump come on and sometimes it just (tic tic)

2 Answers

5

thats normal for that car had one 1996 for 5 years if you have anymore question just post it

i have a 98' cavalier 4dr with a 2.2, 4cyl. First of all, when i got my car there was very slow acceleration, and you usually had to give it gas to start the engine. eventually, i learned to listen for that telltale tic-toc after turning my key to acc before staring the car, because i had to mash the gas less often and my mileage sucked anyway due to the problems in the car. after running it for about a year and a half, it stopped going over 20mph. my mechanic checked it out for me and we ended up replacing the coil packs. my car ran great, better than it ever had, for about two weeks, and then, suddenly, while driving on the road, she stopped accelerating altogether. called my mechanic in again, and he told me i needed a new fuel system. we replaced the injectors and the fuel rail, and now we're just looking for a fuel pump. not something often carried used, i presume.

Your Answer

Chevrolet Cavalier Experts

  • #1
    John Saffrahn
    Reputation
    3,090
  • #2
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    1,390
  • #3
    mbar1
    Reputation
    1,250
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,009 Great Deals out of 53,814 listings starting at $1,250
Used Chevrolet Camaro
378 Great Deals out of 31,273 listings starting at $3,495
Used Honda Accord
858 Great Deals out of 87,670 listings starting at $1,444
Used Honda Civic
590 Great Deals out of 52,285 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Focus
602 Great Deals out of 69,616 listings starting at $1,750
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,727 Great Deals out of 156,960 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet S-10
9 Great Deals out of 1,163 listings starting at $950
Used Ford Mustang
344 Great Deals out of 42,032 listings starting at $1,488
Used Toyota Corolla
907 Great Deals out of 69,858 listings starting at $1,479
Used Pontiac Sunfire
258 listings starting at $2,900
Used Ford F-150
3,018 Great Deals out of 230,432 listings starting at $1,300
Used Nissan Altima
1,175 Great Deals out of 74,499 listings starting at $900

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.