1992 CHEVROLET Cavalier

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

1 Recalls for 1992 CHEVROLET Cavalier

Recall Date Component Summary
September 23, 1991 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

THE SECONDARY HOOD LATCH SPRING IS IMPROPERLY INSTALLED OR MISSING, LEADING TO A CONDITION WHERE THE SECONDARY HOOD LATCH DOES NOT ENGAGE THE SECONDARY STRIKER.

Remedy:

INSPECT HOOD LATCH ASSEMBLIES AND, WHERE NECESSARY, INSTALL A NEW SECONDARY HOOD LATCH SPRING.

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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1992 CHEVROLET Cavalier

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156 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1992 CHEVROLET Cavalier

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Date Component  
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 513235
STEERING:LINKAGES:ROD:RELAY:CONNECTING
ODI Number: 512477
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:SWITCH/WIRING
ODI Number: 504531
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 504531
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 507683
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 505885
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 512039
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 511998
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 485369
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 484144
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
ODI Number: 484144
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 484144
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 484144
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 484144
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ODI Number: 484144
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 486945
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 486945
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
ODI Number: 486945
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 486945
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS
ODI Number: 487587
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
ODI Number: 500832
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 500832
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 489187
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 489620
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
ODI Number: 479054
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 461776
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING
ODI Number: 478288
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 478288
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 478288
SEATS
ODI Number: 478288
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:SWITCH/WIRING
ODI Number: 478288
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 478288
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 478288
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 962200
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 480429
TIRES
ODI Number: 10269524
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10219150
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 10187771
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 10134734
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 10101990
STEERING
ODI Number: 10091466
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
ODI Number: 10075730
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE
ODI Number: 10075338
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10062304
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 10062742
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10050083
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 8002613
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 986163
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 980845
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
ODI Number: 986568
SEATS
ODI Number: 986431
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
ODI Number: 985060
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 981154
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 977904
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 976908
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 978255
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 980324
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 975323
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 967329
SEATS
ODI Number: 971867
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 971866
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 969397
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 972229
STEERING:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 972692
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 972612
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 966688
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 969257
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 968785
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 972551
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 969207
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 968761
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 968761
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 968761
STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
ODI Number: 968684
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
ODI Number: 964756
TIRES:SIDEWALL
ODI Number: 961569
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BACK UP LIGHTS
ODI Number: 962809
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:ABS WARNING LIGHT
ODI Number: 963227
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 964066
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 963652
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 964502
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 962240
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 960809
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 965704
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM
ODI Number: 899198
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 959094
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 958933
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER | SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 888811
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 878718
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 883267
SEATS
ODI Number: 868738
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 864111
STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS
ODI Number: 846966
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 850906
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 850904
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 848482
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 851614
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 848849
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 851548
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 848303
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 846671
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 842959
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
ODI Number: 841997
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 838788
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 845572
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 836267
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 828833
STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 828346
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 827526
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 829270
SEATS
ODI Number: 824505
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 817933
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 821495
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 813989
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 814131
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 812596
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 810195
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 815829
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 804046
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM
ODI Number: 808151
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 784636
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 801235
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/HAND LEVER(MOTORCYCLE)
ODI Number: 802085
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 801615
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 802412
VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 801890
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 802205
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 769384
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 755433
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 755432
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 744362
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 735510
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 731259
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
ODI Number: 731154
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 715348
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | SEATS | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 710487
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR | PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 710485
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 707362
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 705093
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING
ODI Number: 704294
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 703448
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 702253
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 702060
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 700272
SEATS
ODI Number: 547969
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 527250
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 527559
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 528071
WHEELS
ODI Number: 524370
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 522911
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 522499
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 516197
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 514273
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 481283
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 481232
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 481232
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0 Investigations for 1992 CHEVROLET Cavalier

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Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

11 Service Alerts for 1992 CHEVROLET Cavalier

Date Description
January 1, 2004 046300 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

ABS FRONT WHEEL SPEED CODES – JUMPER HARNESS. *TT

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July 1, 1998 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME V6 ENGINES MAY, ON A VERY INFREQUENT BASIS, HAVE AN OIL ODOR CONDITION THAT IS GENERALLY ENCOUNTERED AFTER THE ENGINE’S OIL HAS BEEN CHANGED.TYPICALLY THE ODOR LASTS APPROXIMATELY 1000 MILES AFTER THE CHANGE OF OIL AND THEN DOES NOT RE

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January 1, 2004 046300 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:WHEEL SPEED SENSOR

ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS) FRONT WHEEL SPEED CODES – JUMPER HARNESS. *TT

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May 1, 1995 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

UNKNOWN

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May 1, 1995 034510 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

UNKNOWN

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September 1, 1997 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

COMPLAINTS THAT THE ABS INDICATOR LAMP IS “ON”. *YC

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December 1, 1999 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HYDRA-MATIC 3T40, 4T60 OR 4T60-E TRANSXALES MAY COMMENT ON A GRINDING AND / OR GROWLING NOISE THAT IS NOTICEABLE WHEN IN PARK ON INCLINE. *TT

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April 1, 1998 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CLATTERING NOISE AT IDLE SPEED ORIGINATING FROM THE TIMING CHAIN AND FRONT COVER AREA. *YC

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August 1, 1995 105000 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

GRINDING AND/OR GROWLING NOISE IN PARK ON INCLINE.*SD

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April 1, 2000 034000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

INFORMATION REGARDING SNOW INTRUSION INTO REAR DRUM BRAKE ASSEMBLIES. **MR

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August 1, 1997 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

COMMENT THAT THE ABS LIGHT IS ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC’S) 46 AND 86 SET AS CURRENT OR HISTORY. *YC

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1992 CHEVROLET Cavalier

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