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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt repairs by problem area

Engine (31%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (26%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (9%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (16%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 104 repairs.
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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (8%)

$1000 - $2499 (8%)

$500 - $999 (23%)

$100 - $499 (46%)

< $100 (15%)

Chart based on 13 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2007 Chevrolet Cobalt 4dr Sedan

173-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

27000 mi

US $250
check engine light - sensor related to fuel system replaced by dealer at owner's expense 
67000 mi electronic problem - onboard computer had to be replaced. I have 3 cobalts and could not recommend them - they are not as good a car as the cavalier 

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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt 4dr Sedan

148-horsepower 2.2L I4 5-speed manual FWD

30507 mi P2135. throttle replaced 

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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt 4dr Sedan

148-horsepower 2.2L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

27590 mi Replaced thermostat under warranty. 
117000 mi

US $3000
Engine replacement 
148000 mi Low compression in cylinder 3. Repair would be > $1,000. Recommended not to proceed with repair, but to just drive car until it dies. This is the second engine in the car. Will not buy Chevy again. 
156000 mi Low compression. 

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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt 2dr Coupe

supercharged 205hp 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

268000 mi

US $1500
The clutch, flywheel, pressure plate, simply worn out after so many miles. 
51000 mi

US $40
Exhaust leak 
55000 mi Major leak in exhaust flex pipe. Covered under emissions warranty because flex pipe is part of catalytic converter. 
92300 mi throttle position sensor voltage check failure... CEL and ENG PWR REDUCED DIC indicator. 
100000 mi

US $500
got the car stuck on the side of a driveway. In the process of extracting the car, the wheels spun and translated excessive shockload to the converter & shattered catalytic converter innards. Ordered parts & replaced. 2nd occurence of this. 

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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt 2dr Coupe

173-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

40300 mi

C $135
Cracked exhaust flex pipe. Possibly caused by hard launches. 
47120 mi

C $500
Engine light came on, power reduced greatly under acceleration. Engine oil pressure switch went bad and threw everything off 
13020 mi Check engine light came on intermittently, it turned out to be a problem with the fuel line sensor.  
35960 mi Car will maintain at a constant speed when gas pedal is not depressed and car is in gear. Car will continue along indefinitely at a consistent pace.  

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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt 2dr Coupe

173-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

68000 mi

US $798
Car makes a noise that sounds like a bearing going bad. 
76000 mi

US $435
Downpipe had crack. Replaced downpipe. 
76000 mi Had trouble starting when engine was cold and could smell gas once engine was warm. Found that fuel pump module was cracked. Fuel pump module was replaced. 
92000 mi

US $245
Fuse for front cooling fan kept blowing. Dealer found a shorted wire in the harness and fixed it. CEL was on. Dealer found a cracked air inlet hose. However the light has come back on since getting the vehicle back. 
24000 mi Radiator fan was making a loud noise. They replaced the fan. 
39000 mi

US $235
Replaced radiator fan relay. 

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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt 2dr Coupe

148-horsepower 2.2L I4 5-speed manual FWD

64500 mi One of many unsuccessful trips to shop for stalling problem. Dealership put water in tank. Sent to another dealership for repairs. Bumper and drivers door damaged at dealership. 
66000 mi Engine light came on. Took it to the dealership and they cleared the eng light. The catalytic convertor was bad. Ordered the parts. And it was repaired about a week later when the parts finally came in. So far for stalling problem have also replaced fuel filter twice, done a fuel injection cleaning twice, and replaced the fuel tank. Will go back when they figure out what to do next. 
66500 mi The engine light came on again. The converter was bad again. Parts ordered and replaced again. Still having engine problems. 
67000 mi Engine tries to stall out while going on a long R turn trying to get on the expressway. Fuel tank replaced. Fuel induction done. Still having the same problem. Contacted customer service and dealer contacted Chevy to what to do next... 
10000 mi Crank Angle Sensor leading to CEL and Tach failure. Crank Angle Sensor resulting in CEL and Tach failure. 
72540 mi Timing chain rattle on cold start 

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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt Engine Problems

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