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1988 Chevrolet Cavalier Ratings, Reviews and Analysis

Pricing Trends

Average price by trim:
  • Base $1,195
  • RS $0
  • Z24 $4,148

Safety Ratings and Recalls

Recall Notices

1988 Chevrolet Cavalier (5/19/2006)

Campaign Number: 06E043000
Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
Description: CERTAIN REPLACEMENT FUEL FILTERS, FRAM BRAND NAME P/N G3727, WITH DATE CODES X52911 THROUGH X60801 SEQUENTIALLY OR X600141 AND A MEXICO COUNTRY OR ORIGIN MARKING ON THE FUEL FILTER HOUSING MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 18, 2005, THROUGH MARCH 21, 2006, SOLD FOR USE ON THE VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE AND ON CERTAIN SCHOOL BUSES. (TO SEE THE SCHOOL BUS ENGINE SIZES, CLICK ON "DOCUMENT SEARCH" AND THEN "BUS APPLICATIONS"). THE CONNECTOR ON THE FUEL FILTER WAS NOT MANUFACTURED TO HONEYWELL'S SPECIFICATION. AS A RESULT, THE O-RING MAY NOT SEAT CORRECTLY ON THE FUEL LINE.
Defect: THIS CONDITION MAY CAUSE AN INADEQUATE SEAL AT THE CONNECTION, POTENTIALLY LEADING TO A FUEL LEAK. IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, A FIRE COULD OCCUR.
Corrective Action: HONEYWELL WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE FUEL FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 18, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FRAM CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-890-2075 (OPTION 1).

1988 Chevrolet Cavalier (7/25/1988)

Campaign Number: 88V121000
Component Name: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
Description: THERE MAY BE POOR BOND ADHESION BETWEEN WINDSHIELD GLASS AND MOUNTING.
Defect: WINDSHIELD COULD SEPARATE DURING A 30 MPH FRONTAL BARRIERTEST REQUIRED BY FMVSS 212. SUCH SEPARATION DURING AN ACCIDENT COULD RESULT INAN UNBELTED OCCUPANT BEING EJECTED AND INJURIED.
Corrective Action: REINSTALL WINDSHIELD ASSURING PROPER ADHESION.

1988 Chevrolet Cavalier (6/14/1988)

Campaign Number: 88V095000
Component Name: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING: REAR COMPARTMENT/TRUNK
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
Description: REAR LAMP WIRING HARNESS MAY CONTAIN OPEN OR INTERMITTENT CIRCUITS AFFECTING BACK UP LAMP OR LICENSE PLATE LAMP OPERATION.
Defect: LAMPS WOULD FLASH OR BE INOPERATIVE; CARS WOULD NOTCOMPLY WITH FMVSS 108.
Corrective Action: INSTALL NEW WIRING HARNESS.