20 Most Recent 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier Questions & Answers

The ETS light comes on usually in responce to a cooling system problem in Cavaliers. The first thing to do is check your fuses. The Check Engine light always comes on when the ETS light comes on. You need to be concerned with this ETS system first. Usually it is your 30 amp fuse that needs to be replaced. On most cav's the fuse box us under your hood, on the right hand side. There are two fuses that are for the coolent system. Check these fuses first. If the fuse is blown, change it and the dash light should go out. If the fuse blows in a week or so again, then try to read the codes like the guys above say. When the fuse it out, the code reader is just going to say that you need to check your fuse. This is what happened in my car, and my mechanic said it was pretty common in these cars. Good luck.

1997 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jun 18, 2019

Have it checked for DTC'S - diagnostic trouble codes . The lights on codes are stored in the anti-lock brake control module .

1997 Chevrolet... | Answered on Feb 24, 2018

basically an anti-pollution device but your engine will idle smoother with a functional unit the end of the week should be just fine

1997 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jan 30, 2018

If you are getting the signal from the PCM to the DIS module, but the coils are not firing, that would be what I would look at.

1997 Chevrolet... | Answered on Jan 05, 2018

FIXYA can not sort this type problem out . check with local auto electric shop or a god local mechanic .

1997 Chevrolet... | Answered on Dec 31, 2017

Need to pull codes 1st, the electronics of the transmission can cease all proper operation of the transmission. Have the DTC's checked before proceeding.

1997 Chevrolet... | Answered on Dec 22, 2017

With this limited info on vehicle I would remove fuel filter and make sure your pumping fuel to start, then i would check and see if I'm getting spark thru spark plugs. Would help to scan vehicle to look for codes that could point you in the right direction

1997 Chevrolet... | Answered on Dec 19, 2017

Try some lubrication down the key hole of the steering lock.

1997 Chevrolet... | Answered on Dec 15, 2017

I would start with ect. That is the engine coolant temperature (sensor). That sensor monitors the coolant temp and tells the computer to increase engine RPM so the engine warms up faster. In the mornings when you first start your car and it idols high, that sensor is sending that information. If you have a code for this sensor start there.

1997 Chevrolet... | Answered on Dec 10, 2017

Reset the alarm with your key fob.

1997 Chevrolet... | Answered on Dec 02, 2017

Could be a fuel fault, with a pressure gauge check the fuel pressure and flow , if the pressure is low check the fuel pump and fuel regulator , if the flow is low replace the fuel filter.

1997 Chevrolet... | Answered on Nov 29, 2017

If you have a code reader that will also give you monitor status you can simply plug in and check if all the monitors set. Most monitors set pretty quick but it may take longer for others like Evap an catalyst.

1997 Chevrolet... | Answered on Oct 07, 2017

Visit the on-line store, know as reliable-store, they have the repair manuals. I'm sure you will get the solution of your problem. Best Manuals

1997 Chevrolet... | Answered on Sep 26, 2017

For 50.00 you can get a factory manual from helm .com it will you everything about the vehicle

1997 Chevrolet... | Answered on Sep 11, 2017

Have the exhaust system inspected.

1997 Chevrolet... | Answered on Sep 06, 2017

Catayltic conveter plugged . Have someone do a back pressure test. Don't know where or how you came up with code P1702 , it's not a valid chevy code .

1997 Chevrolet... | Answered on Aug 29, 2017

to get the solution go to the given link and solve the problem http://toolsnyou.com/

1997 Chevrolet... | Answered on Aug 21, 2017

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