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Chevrolet Cobalt Problems and Repair Histories

Don't infer 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 Chevrolet Cobalt repairs by problem area

25% of the Chevrolet Cobalt repairs were to the engine, 8% to the transmission, 9% to the brakes, 23% to the suspension, 16% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 15% to the body and trim, and 4% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 273 repairs.

Chevrolet Cobalt repair cost distribution

Of the Chevrolet Cobalt repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 19% cost less than $100, 54% between $100 and $499, 18% between $500 and $999, 6% between $1000 and $2499, and 4% more than $2500.

Chart based on 80 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2007 Chevrolet Cobalt 2dr Coupe

supercharged 205hp 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Chevrolet Cobalt in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 4000    
7000 0 The audio system amplifier stopped working, resulting in no sound, and was repaired under factory warranty. 
 

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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt 2dr Coupe

148-horsepower 2.2L I4 5-speed manual FWD

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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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt 4dr Sedan

171-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Chevrolet Cobalt in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2006 9000    
22000 0 Passenger side rear door had a bad rattle. Turned out that one of the mounting bolts came loose. 
54000 0 Brakes randomly engaged when driving. Turned out to be a rubber piece between the brake assembly and the engagement switch. 
 
Chevrolet Cobalt in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2006 0    
6000 0 Sunroof leak 
11000 0 Leaking sun roof. Brake rotor needed to be turned for the second time because of braking vibration 
13000 0 Replaced glove box door due to damage and rattle. Also repaired leaking sunroof. This is the 4 time on the sunroof repair. The leak has not returned to date. 
 

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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt 4dr Sedan

145-horsepower 2.2L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Chevrolet Cobalt in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2006 5580    
20460 0 Two worn out control links both passenger and driver side. Broken bushing passenger side 
24180 0 Defective bushing on driver side. 
26660 0 Remote key fob failed, replaced. 
 

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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt 4dr Sedan

145-horsepower 2.2L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Chevrolet Cobalt in Georgia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2006 1000    
10000 0 Email 2-8-2007: Took car to dealer to try to find a hesitation problem that I have had at stop lights. It just feels like the car misses a beat once and a while. Dealer found nothing wrong. 
 

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2006 Chevrolet Cobalt 2-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Chevrolet Cobalt in Wisconsin, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2006 22000    
25000 0 The car would shut off if the keys were barely touched while running. It required a replacement part, no charge. 
 

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2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 2dr Coupe

supercharged 205hp 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Chevrolet Cobalt in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2007 15000    
17000 0 Broken cv joint - Fixed under Warrenty. The car was abused while someone test drove it before I bought it. 
 

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