Common questions

When did my Chevy Cavalier ignition module go out?

When did my Chevy Cavalier ignition module go out?

See all problems of the 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier . In December, 2006 I had a new alternator and a new fuel pump put in (895. 00). 1/10/07 my ignition module and the fuel pressure regulator went out (695. 45). 5/14/07 my ignition coil needed replacing (252. 18).

Why did my Chevy Cavalier engine lose power?

The car began to lose power and would stall during driving. Dealer had the car for 21 days, and replaced the switch clusters, ignition switch, reprogrammed body control module, replaced pcm and found burnt 3-4 clutch. At 40,613 miles the engine lost power and stalled again (while on the freeway).

Are there any problems with the 1997 Cavalier?

See all problems of the 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier . When traveling at any speed vehicle will stall and cut without prior warning, also, dash lights are illuminated . Consumer has contacted the dealer, dealer has replaced the computer chip. See all problems of the 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier .

Are there any recalls on 1999 Chevy Cavalier?

Poor factory ecm calibration in all or most 1999 2. 2l Cavaliers can leave operator stranded in warm starting condition. Results in poor initial running and large amount of unburned hydroarbons released to atmosphere. A technical brochure exists to remedy the situation, but no recall.

How do you change the programming on a Chevy PCM?

Select “Normal” under programming type and click the “Next” button. Select the newest calibrations for each system in the “Calibration Selection” window by clicking on each system’s tab, and putting a check mark next to the highest number of calibration.

What is the name of the engine control module?

The engine control module (ECM), also commonly referred to as the engine control unit (ECU) or powertrain control module (PCM), is one of the most important components found on virtually all modern vehicles.

Where do I find the VIN number on my Chevy PCM?

Enter the VIN number in the VIN text box in the “Determine Vehicle” window, and click on “Apply” next to the text box. This will fill in your vehicle’s data in the boxes below. Click the “Next” button to proceed. Go through the checklist in the “Preparing for Communication” window, and click next to confirm your VIN number.

How can I check if my GM PCM is still running?

Use your web browser to go to GM’s calibration look-up website, and type in your vehicle’s VIN number to check for any programming updates to your PCM. If there are updates, you will need to purchase GM’s techline information system (TIS) programming software and service.

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