1997 CHEVY CAVALIER

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Shakes or Wobbles problem
1997 Chevy Cavalier 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 116000 miles

1997 chevy cavalier 116000 miles. My car had died like it had ran out of gas (it said it still had a quarter of a tank). Put a little gas in and tried cranking it but it shook really bad and something in front of the drivers side made a noise like a clanking fan. I was told to fill it up over a half of a tank and let it set and it will start working properly. So far it hasnt worked. I get the same thing everytime.

Saturday, March 7th, 2009 AT 11:30 PM

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  • mmprince4000
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Check fuel pressure with mechanical gauge, if it ran out of gas, the pump may have overheated.

If fuel pressure is OK, then check spark.

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Wednesday, March 11th, 2009 AT 8:31 AM

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