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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt Problems and Repair Histories

81 TrueDelta members own a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt. 30 of these members (37%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 69 repairs to 2007 Chevrolet Cobalts--an average of 0.9 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

30% of the 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt repairs were to the engine, 6% to the transmission, 12% to the brakes, 20% to the suspension, 7% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 17% to the body and trim, and 7% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 69 repairs.

2007 Chevrolet Cobalt repair cost distribution

Of the 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 35% cost less than $100, 47% between $100 and $499, and 18% between $500 and $999.

Chart based on 17 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 problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2007 Chevrolet Cobalt 4dr Sedan

148-horsepower 2.2L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Chevrolet Cobalt in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 1000    
9000 0 Detent clip for door to trunk access switch fell out. 
 
Chevrolet Cobalt in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 0    
1000 0 Vehicle was jumping when downshifting from 2nd to 1st gear and slipping going from 1st to 2nd gear. vehicle was drifting while parked and engine off. 
 
Chevrolet Cobalt in Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Attempted to repair wind noise heard from rear right window. Repaired clunk felt in floor board when making turns. Reprogrammed TCM to fix odd shifting. 
0 Attempted to repair wind noise heard from rear right window again. Replaced intermediate steering shaft for clunk. Repaired inoperative 12V outlet. 
17340 0 Finally repaired wind noise heard from rear right window. Attempt to repair rattle from right front door when music is loud. Replace rubber trunk bumper as was loose. 
27280 0 Brakes squealing after 44 000 km. Pads were found to have minimal wear. Pads were ordered and installed and rotors were turned; problem still persists. Will be going back to the dealer to hopefully rectify the problem. 
27280 0 Took it in for a 9am appointment, car did not go into shop until 11am. Worked on car for an hour, went for lunch. Cleaned rear brakes in the next three hours of the repair. 
33480 0 Loss of suspension. Took in to get looked at, replaced one shock at a time. Four different visits, and the final cause was determined to be gravel. The rear shocks are positioned so they get beaten with rocks from the front tires. 
 
Chevrolet Cobalt in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 3100    
9920 0 Strange sound in the steering. They change it. 
 

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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

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    
12000 0 Sunroof seal leaked in heavy rain. Seal replaced. No longer leaking. 
24000 0 Radiator fan was making a loud noise. They replaced the fan. 
39000 235 Replaced radiator fan relay. 
165000  

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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. 
 
Chevrolet Cobalt in Oregon, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 19000    
30000 0 Noise from front wheels, sounded like wheel bearing, was from wheel covers, required insulation tape to correct noise. 
 

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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt 2dr Coupe

148-horsepower 2.2L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Chevrolet Cobalt in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 3000    
7000 0 Passenger side seat slider control broke off and the dealership replaced part. 
 

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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt 2-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

Chevrolet Cobalt in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2007 8000    
10000 0 Water was leaking into rear-passenger seat floor. Dealer took 4 days of water testing and FINALLY concluded that there seemed to be a leak in the door seal. Parts order and car went back into shop March 6th (will record results in March) 
28000 390 Water still leaking from passenger door into car. Dealer (Multi Chevrolet, Springfield NJ) charged excessive amounts for water test, replaced seal around door. Problem was NOT fixed, went to Chevy to file a complaint 
30000 0 Dealer (Richard Lucas Chevrolet, Avenel, NJ) found that water was leaking heavily into the door. They believe the protective panel on the door was installed improperly at the factory. Resealed this, and seems fixed. No charge though out of warranty. 
 

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