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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt Engine Problems and Repair Histories

81 TrueDelta members own a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt. 19 of these members (23.5%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 22 engine repairs to 2007 Chevrolet Cobalts--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt repairs by problem area

32% of the 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt repairs were to the engine, 6% to the transmission, 12% to the brakes, 19% to the suspension, 6% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 18% to the body and trim, and 7% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 68 repairs.

2007 Chevrolet Cobalt engine repair cost distribution

Of the 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt engine repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 25% cost less than $100, 50% between $100 and $499, and 25% between $500 and $999.

Chart based on 8 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt Engine problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2007 Chevrolet Cobalt 4dr Sedan

173-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Chevrolet Cobalt in South Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 24000    
27000 250 check engine light - sensor related to fuel system replaced by dealer at owner's expense 
105000 0 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 
182000  

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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt 4dr Sedan

148-horsepower 2.2L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Chevrolet Cobalt in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2008 25420    
27760 0 Replaced thermostat under warranty. 
 

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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt 2dr Coupe

supercharged 205hp 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Chevrolet Cobalt in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2008 53000    
92300 0 throttle position sensor voltage check failure... CEL and ENG PWR REDUCED DIC indicator. 
100000 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. 
 
Chevrolet Cobalt in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 44000    
51000 40 Exhaust leak 
55000 0 Major leak in exhaust flex pipe. Covered under emissions warranty because flex pipe is part of catalytic converter. 
59000  

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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt 2dr Coupe

173-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Chevrolet Cobalt in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2008 35340    
40300 135 Cracked exhaust flex pipe. Possibly caused by hard launches. 
47120 500 Engine light came on, power reduced greatly under acceleration. Engine oil pressure switch went bad and threw everything off 
 
Chevrolet Cobalt in Manitoba, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 0    
13020 0 Check engine light came on intermittently, it turned out to be a problem with the fuel line sensor.  
35960 0 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

Chevrolet Cobalt in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 7000    
24000 0 Radiator fan was making a loud noise. They replaced the fan. 
39000 235 Replaced radiator fan relay. 
63000  

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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt 2dr Coupe

148-horsepower 2.2L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Chevrolet Cobalt in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2008 2480    
72540 0 Timing chain rattle on cold start 
 
Chevrolet Cobalt in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 63000    
64500 0 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 0 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 0 The engine light came on again. The converter was bad again. Parts ordered and replaced again. Still having engine problems. 
67000 0 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... 
84000  
Chevrolet Cobalt in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 6000    
10000 0 Crank Angle Sensor leading to CEL and Tach failure. Crank Angle Sensor resulting in CEL and Tach failure. 
 

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