1991 Chevrolet Cavalier

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1991 Chevrolet Cavalier Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Significant Problems Common problems on this vehicle are failures of the Fuel Injectors (3.1L V6 MFI), the Electronic Control Module (ECM) and the EGR Valve (2.2L L4 TBI). Failure of the Fuel Injectors or the ECM may prevent the vehicle from starting.The cost to repair the Fuel Injectors is estimated at $126.00 each for parts (total of 6) and $136.50 for labor.The cost to repair the ECM is estimated at $134.00 for parts and $84.50 for labor.The cost to repair the EGR Valve is estimated at $73.00 for parts and $45.50 for labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Moderate Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Air Conditioning (A/C) Relay and A/C Pressure Switches.The cost to repair the A/C Relay is estimated at $12.00 for parts and $26.00 for labor. The cost to repair the A/C Pressure Switches is estimated at $20.00 each for parts (total of 2) and $32.50 each for labor.This vehicle was originally charged with R-12 refrigerant which is no longer being manufactured. The refrigerant is still available, but it is very expensive ($25.00-$50.00 per pound, 2-5 pounds per vehicle). Conversion to the new R-134A refrigerant is possible, at an average cost of about $100-$250 parts and labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Starting & Charging

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Accessories

Moderate Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Door Latch Switch. Failure of the Door Latch Switch may prevent the vehicle from starting.The cost to repair the Door Latch Switch is estimated at $125.00 for parts and $91.00 for labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Overall

4 out of 5 4 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

When considering this vehicle for purchase, be sure to check the following:

  • Fuel Injectors
  • Door Latch Switch
Reliability History
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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 1991 1992 1993 1994
Engine Significant Problems Significant Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Transmission & Driveline Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Overall 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5 4 out of 5
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