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Original review: Sept. 15, 2017

After the ignition switch recall was repair. We, my daughter and myself we're in a very bad accident. My airbag didn't deploy, leaving me with a head contusion and chest contusion. I shattered the driver's side windshield. Due to the severity of the accident my car was totaled out by my insurance company. I emailed GM own dummy crash test with the same make as mine only 2 door 2005 Chevy Cobalt. I was told that the vehicle used in the dummy testing wasn't mine. I don't have proof that after the ignition switch was repaired then my airbag didn't deploy to protect me as did the dummy in there dummy crash test. I will not stop. They are wrong. Even a dummy could see the airbag was faulty after the ignition switch was repaired. And repaired at a GM dealer. Weber Chevrolet. And your website won't allow me to upload photos.

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Original review: May 16, 2017

My boyfriend bought his 2008 Chevy Cobalt nearly new in 08. I have to say this is one of the best cars I have ever owned. I would really love to give the Cobalt 5 stars but of course no matter how much I love the car, 5 stars would be unrealistic. So giving the rating not only as an owner, but also as a mechanic, I can say that the Cobalt is a pretty mechanically sound vehicle. Electronically is where the Cobalt suffers. We have had all of the recalls fixed and the vehicle now has 164,000 miles on it and this vehicle has never left us stranded. It runs great and I can always count on it starting for me everyday. It has the wiring issues that the Cobalts are known for with the radio and speakers cutting in and out. This is because the door panel wasn't sealed well and moisture gets in there and creates a short, preventing the front speakers and internal chimes from working. It does in fact have a pretty noisy undercarriage and also ticking lifters as well.

Some of the complaints I have read are actually normal things that go bad on all vehicles, not just specific to the Cobalt, which I think unfairly hurts the overall rating of the Cobalt. I keep the oil changed every 3,000 miles using a good quality full synthetic oil, and done transmission and fuel filter services, tune ups and all other maintenance all at the factory recommended intervals and we have never had an issue whatsoever with this vehicle. The only repairs I have made on this vehicle are all normal wear and tear things that need done on every vehicle. If you can deal with the small things like the noisy suspension and lifters, and are able to keep it properly maintained, then I recommend the Cobalt for anyone.

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    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: April 15, 2017

    I came on here to read about complaints about the Chevy Cobalt and see if any matched what has been going on with my car. As expected, I read several complaints that related to mine. I purchase a 2010 Cobalt for my daughter. She did have problems with the ignition before the recall. I had to pay to tow the vehicle only to find out that there was an ignition problem. I didn't get a reimbursement for the tow.

    Shortly she began experiencing wiring problem with the car. The brake (stop) light goes on while she is driving and goes off when she stops. While on vacation, I took it to Pep Boys on Vine St, Kissimmee, Florida. They ordered the parts. After waiting most of the day, I was told that they could not calibrate the vehicle. I was told to go to Starling Chevrolet, Orlando, Florida to have the calibration done. Less than six months later the same problem showed up. My daughter, who goes to college in Florida, took the vehicle to Chevrolet dealer in Orlando. They refuse to correct the problem claiming that it must go back to Starling Chevrolet.

    I brought it back to the dealer. It was calibrated and still acting up again. The dealer couldn't figure out what's wrong. A search on Edmund.com shows that the problem exists with the 2008 which were recalled. I called Chevrolet Company (866-790-5600) and spoke with Justin who claimed he did see any recalls and will look into the matter. Just like I told him, it appears that Chevrolet is waiting for something devastating to happen to my daughter or someone before they fix the issue.

    The technician suggested we go for a ride and while on the ride the car acted up and he was able to see what I was talking about. When we got back to the service dept he told the service manager that he thought it was the cluster panel but the tech said he would have to look at some technical manuals and give a call to GMAC, and they would call me. I waited a day then I called them. They said that because I told them I started having problems with it after they changed the ignition they would replace the ignition again as a recall. I brought it in today. The car seemed fine but when I jumped on the highway just 1 hour after getting it fixed it was doing the same exact thing. I just paid my last payment today, after having paid on it for 5 years. I had planned on having no payments for a couple of years because I have a student loan and mortgage and I felt like at last maybe I could have a little breathing room financially with no car payment.

    My car only has 59,800 miles on it and I don't know what is going to happen. The tech said he would call GMAC on Monday. Today is Friday, so I am stranded because after reading all these complaints and because of my own instincts in feeling that my car is not safe to drive, I don't dare go anywhere and even if I try and get rid of this car or trade it in they are going to see it has problems and so I won't get anything for it. So I have paid on a car for 5 years and it is worth nothing. I am so upset right now and that is a mild description on what I am really feeling right now. I am single and work two jobs to make ends meet, I have a student loan to pay and I'm thinking now that I am going to have to have another car payment.

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    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: April 11, 2017

    COBALT SAFETY ISSUES. I've had the vehicle 2 days this month. Problem started last year just vaguely then went away so I paid no attention to it. These last few months oh my god!! All my dashboard lights come on from anti theft lock, service traction (tc), low fuel (when there is fuel in there), brake fluid, power steering, check engine, gauges start flopping back and forth. Car kicks when changing into next gear, shifts very hard from park to drive, power steering loss. Just the other day getting off freeway I was so terrified because I lost power steering control.

    I've contacted my local Chevy dealer and GM corporate. Both basically told me there is nothing they can do because recall issues have been replaced already. I asked, "If recall issues have been replaced then why are numerous people still having the same issue." Their response was, "I'm sorry. There's nothing more I can advise you to do other than take it to your local dealership and have repairs made." I don't want to have to pay for things that are clearly not fixable!! Please help me.

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    Original review: March 13, 2017

    Thankfully, I never had many problems with my Chevy Cobalt. That might be because it is a 2010 (which I've heard is the best model year) and it was taken care of very well before I purchased it. The only real issue with it was one of the sensors would occasionally go out on it after about 30 minutes of driving. It would start "glitching", and by glitching I mean throwing itself forward when accelerating, and not in a good way. I've found that if the car is shut off for about 10 to 20 minutes, the problem goes away. It can come back randomly, just a forewarning (or a warning to those who have recently purchased one). There were a couple times however that the problem didn't grace itself with its presence at all. One example is where I was driving with an ex down in Oregon for 3 hours straight without stopping. The car showed no sign of "doing its thing" whatsoever.

    Overall, the performance is awesome. It accelerates quite quickly and is just a cool car all around. However, I have found less problems with my other vehicles, a Buick Century and a Volvo S60. Those are some cars I would very much recommend, along with the Chevy Silverado (truck). To be completely honest, a Chevy Cobalt isn't the best car to rely on, and should only be a starter car; that's hard for me to say, considering I'm an all-out Chevy fan.

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    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Nov. 7, 2016

    I have had my Cobalt 11 years. Bought it about 1 yr used in 05. Had issues with the ignition shutting off but after recall work was done it's never done it again. I have put many parts on her due to wear and tear. The problems that upset me the most are the noisy chassis/undercarriage, and the keyless entry!! I have replaced the fob a couple times before realizing it was just the silicone button pads wearing out. Of course the DEALERSHIP just kept reprogramming the fobs and not pinpointing the real problem. (3$ item on eBay) I used to think the headlights were faulty but I was recently schooled on the fact that I wasn't completely tightening the plastic collar that holds the bulb itself and that's why so many of my headlights in past have gathered water inside. I love my grocery getter, but I must admit General Motors has a lot of brushing up to do in the ethics and integrity departments!

    Original review: Oct. 18, 2016

    I have had the recall work done for the ignition that was required. However, in the past 3 months my car while at lower speeds dies - total loss of power without warning, I have loss of steering and cannot push down on the brake. Both instances put me in the path of serious injury - once while turning at an intersection and the other also at an intersection at a stop light proceeding down an icy hill - part way through the intersection I lost power could not steer or brake and inched over to a flatter spot. I have contacted Chevrolet Canada and was told that the recall is over and it's my problem as is any costs associated with it.

    I am horrified that I put my life and perhaps the life of others in jeopardy. I question whether the parts that were installed for the recall were faulty or sub-standard, or even if the dealer had in fact replaced them or replaced them with non-approved recall part. I have an appt. with the local dealer here and will be requesting any parts they replace and would like to send them in for inspection. Is there anywhere that I can send the parts? Is this unrealistic? I feel that I may not be the only one experiencing this issue.

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    Original review: Oct. 8, 2016

    I bought a 2005 Chevy Cobalt in 2008. I still have it as my work car. I have had no major problems just keeping it lined up. So I got my wife a 2008 Chevy Cobalt and there was no major problems until now. The timing chain slipped and when it does that it breaks the Pistons and headers so you have to rebuild the whole top of the engine. Had it towed to the shop he says 1400 to fix it but she's also had electrical issues with the car and problems keeping it lined up. After reading these reviews I think the 2008 Chevy Cobalt is a piece of junk. Seems like they're getting cheaper and cheaper as they make these.

    Original review: Aug. 4, 2016

    Check engine light came on about 116000 miles in on my 2008 Cobalt, checked code and it was accelerator position sensor. Bought entire accelerator pedal from local dealer as that is the only way to replace the sensor. Installed it, but same error code keeps my check engine light on. Bought the exact right part, and it has NOT fixed the problem!

    I live in California, so I have to pass a smog check every other year, but the check engine light is an automatic fail regardless of how low your emissions are, so I am truly screwed. Worse than that is the o2 sensor monitors. I have changed out the o2 sensors with proper parts, but the monitors are still not communicating! I cannot make my car legal to drive because no matter how many freeway miles I put on this heap of junk the monitors still won't reset. I was told by my mechanic that 75 to 100 miles of freeway driving should do it... I did 200 miles that night and still nothing. Chevy now owes me big in my opinion. The car ran great until the stereo went out late last year, now I have screwed up sensors and monitors that will cost an arm, a leg, and my first born to repair. It feels like a scam to me. I have put almost 1000 miles on this car since the repairs and cannot get relief of the problems.

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    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: June 29, 2016

    I bought my 2008 Cobalt used in 2011 with 47000 miles. I needed something with good gas mileage, cheap payments, and was able to get me from A to B. I was quite satisfied with the overall dependability and functionality of the vehicle for a good while, then in 2012 is when my power steering would randomly turn off. I didn't have the other issues other users were describing, with the warning lights flashing but I did have to turn the vehicle off then on for the power steering to work. Once that part was replaced, I have not had another problem with that issue. In late 2014, I started to have issues with the ignition switch. One morning it was so bad I couldn't start the car, but fiddled with it once I got home and it worked. It also took a very long time for the part to arrive at the dealership, but once it was installed I have had no further issues.

    Overall, I am pleased with the longevity of the vehicle because for about 3 years, I could afford no maintenance and struggled hard just to afford oil changes once a year and not once has the vehicle given any indication of the strain that was put on it. Only last summer did my left wheel bearing start making noise. I am a little frustrated how much running the AC slows down the engine because here in Arizona it's 115 when I leave for work and you NEED that AC, yet have to turn it off every time you accelerate off a light for it to accelerate quick enough. The car's already slow as it is accelerating and it's frustrating for someone who learned to drive on a V8 Yukon and a 6L GTO, but other than that, it's been a very good to me. When I finish paying it off at the end of the summer, I plan to keep it until I can afford something more suited to my driving style.

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    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: May 24, 2016

    After driving this vehicle and putting up with the car for WAY too long, TONIGHT was almost the end. The vehicle will beep and T/C light comes on and my power steering light along with all of my gauges going out. Well tonight it added just shutting OFF!!! This vehicle has been taken in for EVERY recall each time it has had one!!! The VID # ** IF anyone wants to take this on please do. Tonight if work and money wasn't needed tomorrow the baseball bat would be taken out just and I would have just taken this car down to nothing because as a Cobalt owner, American car owner NO ONE should EVER have to feel like death could come at any time because of the vehicle failing while driving. I AM ANGRY as I should be and other owners that have had this issue should be here with me. Do not lie young kids/new drivers/owners with little money. NONE need to ever purchase a used vehicle and feel like I have felt tonight!!! Never EVER!!!

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    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: April 8, 2016

    I bought a 2008 Cobalt LT in 2015. For the past 6 months I've had detrimental problems. It happens randomly but when it does, the car is undriveable. All of the gauges will go up and down super fast and my anti-theft light will come on. Power steering and low fuel messages will erratically display and power steering usually goes out completely. When shifting into drive the car lurches into it and I cannot shift into 2nd gear when driving. (Automatic transmission). I've taken it to my local chevy dealer and they said they couldn't duplicate the problem. I payed over 100$ so they could tell me they don't know what's wrong. I am so frustrated and lost as to what to do. Please help.

    Verified Buyer
    Original review: Feb. 25, 2016

    Ok. So Chevy Cobalt so called fixing recall issue on steering. Yet my 2008 cobalt has same steering issue. As a result. Every bump my tires jump to the right or left. And steering wheel remains straight. Resulting in no control of car. Replaced control arms. Brand new tires. And in snow. I'd rather drive a dog sled to work. This type of steering should have never been passed. I feel very unsafe in this can. Even if just in rain.

    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Feb. 22, 2016

    I bought a brand new 2008 Cobalt about 8 years ago. I have had many of the same problems others have had. Ignition key getting stuck, automatic shifter not wanting to move from park, etc. But the one that really has me frustrated is at 61000 I started getting a clunking noise from the front end. I took it to my local Chevy dealer and they said they had to replace the control arms to the tune of 900.00 including front end alignment. Now less than 2 years later and only 11000 miles I am getting the same clunking noise. I've have heard the control arm bushings can go out on these often. I will be very mad if they try and sell me new control arms again after 11000 miles. I told them I have driven GM cars since 1970 and never had to do front end work like this at 61K. I may be buying a Nissan next time.

    Original review: Jan. 28, 2016

    My car is a 2005 Chevy Cobalt. Wiring harness recall fixed, power steering recall fixed... Ignition recall fixed. All of these recall issues threatened my life and I had needed all these repairs that scared the life out of me. I have extreme panic disorder. The extreme emotions has triggered other disability issues and literally I've been trying to trust my car again but these 2 new problems have me more afraid for my life.

    GM has another cover up and now they just need to go to jail!! My car is leaking gasoline at the gas tank and I don't know how long it's been leaking. Just found it yesterday. Reading about the stories online on the fuel system recall and it only covers the 2006 Cobalts in the southern states. This has me furious!! This recall came out in 2009 and it was a very hot summer in Portland, OR that year and a blistering hot summer last year.

    Here's the problem... GM knows my 2005 Cobalt has the exact same fuel delivery system and parts but deliberately excluded my car out of the recall knowing since 2009 that it is a life threatening situation... Another 7 years driving a potential car bomb!! The last issue in my car that I can't find a recall for is my locks. I panic at stoplights wondering if a bum will jump in my passenger door since the locks are loudly unlocking and locking constantly!! I'm afraid of this car and I want my money back with pain and suffering!! Waiting to see what the dealer says on my gas leak today :(. I will never buy a GM car again!!

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    Original review: Jan. 22, 2016

    I purchased my 2008 Cobalt in May of 2008. Last week I was driving my car and without warning my car shut down. I made sure my maintenance was kept up. My oil changes were done and I used high mileage oil as I realize the car was approaching 150,000. I called for a tow truck and the car was taken to the shop. The mechanic told me he had bad news, my engine was locked. I recently had my oil changed and had just had the car check prior to this. I was told there were no problems with the car at all.

    There was never an indication of any kind that the oil was low, oil leaks or anything. I can't complain too much because my car always started for me. That morning when I checked my car everything was fine. Could it just have been time for the engine to die. This is weird and I don't understand. I did start to notice a slight stall in the car when I hit the gas and when I shift the gears it was like they were sticking a little. So curious as to why this happened!

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    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Jan. 7, 2016

    I have had electrical problems with this car ever I bought it in 2010. The door locks will randomly start locking and unlocking while driving down the highway or sitting in my garage. The issue is worse when the weather is humid or rainy. The door locks will not work at all when I want to lock my car. If I go into a store and lock the doors by hand, I will find them unlocked when I return. If I leave them unlocked, when I return they will be locked. When I open the trunk of the car with my key will also cause this to happen.

    The electrical passenger windows will roll down and sometimes not roll back up. I've gone for days with the windows open in the car. Think my insurance will cover that if it is stolen from a parking lot because the windows were down or the door unlocked? I doubt it. The electric mirror control does not work at all and never has. I have to adjust the side mirrors by hand. I've had the wiring checked - no problem, they say. I've had all the fuses changed, that will fix it, they say. I bought this car used and it had less than 25K miles on it. I've had to deal with 10 different recalls on this car - that goes beyond the ordinary and Chevrolet should replace these cars.

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    Original review: Dec. 17, 2015

    My son purchased a 2010 Cobalt and has issues every since. He will be driving and all of a sudden his power will decrease. He has been in almost 8 accidents 1 with a Semi. After reading all these reviews it seems this is a common problem but yet Chevy will not do anything about it! He had an issue with his check engine light and had to fix it to get his tags. The mechanic found a wire wrapped around the transmission so he fixed that and we also had to replace the computer. It was ok for about a month and now he is back to the same thing. I do not understand how they are getting away with this and I believe they need to pay the consumer enough money to fix the problem or put them in a safe car! We need to call and call and don't let up on corporate use the media as well!

    Original review: Nov. 30, 2015

    Our Cobalt has been in the family for almost 10 years and we are reaching 150,000 miles. We've had no major issues with the car. We've gotten the recalls fixed, replaced the belts, the clutch, the shocks, and other things that would be replaced in any other vehicle of this age. I'm starting to have issues with the syncros in the transmission, and I might have an exhaust leak, but the problems come and go and don't bother me much. All in all, I've had a good experience and wouldn't hesitate purchasing another.

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    Original review: Nov. 15, 2015

    My low oil light on my car was not working. It was on when I turn the car on but does not warn you if it is low. My car warranty expired Around 3 months when this happened and I need a new engine. Of course I called and they told me my warranty expired. So I had someone else put in the newer engine with a lot less miles. Then I get a recall on the ignition switch. I call and they get it right in. I find it odd that now my turn signals do not shut off. I feel it is because they replaced the ignition switch.

    Original review: Nov. 4, 2015

    Since I bought this car I've had nothing but problems. Got the ignition recall done, didn't help the car. Doesn't run correctly, won't start, leaves me embarrassed and stranded at work. Call corporate with no help. I've bought Chevy's my entire life without a problem until now. I have 4 children and feel like every time I put them in my vehicle is a risk. This is absolutely inexcusable. No one should ever have to feel this way. We all need to get together and contact our local news until the situation is truly fixed. We should not have to suffer for a flawed make. Chevy should reimburse us for their mistake. Anyone else feel the same way my email is **. Let's stand together and be heard.

    Original review: Sept. 24, 2015

    When turning blinkers left will not stay on or turn off when turning right. Had to have the engine lifters replaced twice, and the head light fogged up for no reason. I will never buy another GM made produced.

    Original review: Sept. 7, 2015

    I brought my 2010 Cobalt to dealer in May because once again the key would get stuck in ignition in the accessory position and the check engine light would not go off. Mind you I was under my 5 year warranty and approximately 3 thousand miles UNDER the 100,000 mile warranty. I was told again that there was a recall on another part for the ignition because keys were falling out of ignition. Tried to tell service department that was NOT my problem. They insisted on replacing the part, and was told the check engine light wasn't on when they looked at it. No sooner drove the car about 30 miles and the check engine light back on. Brought car back on a Saturday with an appointment and was told they couldn't do anything about the check engine light on a Saturday that I would have to come back during the week AND was told I really didn't want them to check it out because it would be expensive. How could it be expensive when still under warranty.

    Brought car to regular mechanic who said that one of the cylinders were bad. Brought car back to Chevy and expected them to fix it since now it didn't seem right that I should absorb all the cost with warranty. Long and short of it - they kept the car for a week before even diagnosing problem and was told it would cost me a minimum of $1600 to fix. Brought car to a mechanic who worked for GM and it is an electrical problem. It is in the wiring system which is giving wrong code to brains of computer causing the fuel to run too lean and then causing cylinder to burn out.

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    Original review: Aug. 12, 2015

    I've had nothing but problem after problem with this car I purchased my car from CarMax Roseville and for a minute I thought CarMax was Salinger bad cars but after reading these reviews my car has all the same issues as everyone else's. It's stopped twice on me on freeway road in the middle of tragic with my 3 year old son and mom in the car and my brother-in-law and sister-in-law. I have a warranty and I have gotten so many repairs done on it and still can not determine why the car is cutting off randomly. I owe 11,299$ on this car and haven't even had it for a year yet...

    I have taken it to two Chevy dealerships and they could not determine what the problem is with car. I'm considering going to small claims court to sue for my downplay mentioned and stress because it's unfair how these cars are we consumers go in thinking they're a reptile name and company reliable car but all in all we get junk out of our money and for some credit that's why so many people end up in debit because of outstanding car loans. Smh. We need to all come together and get CHEVY they owe us all if you ask me.

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    Original review: Aug. 5, 2015

    I also have the power steering light problem. Losing power, can't steer, trans chugs, ended up in someone's front yard. Replaced power steering motor and module and same thing happened 5 minutes later. Car just sits in garage now. I reported it to NHTSA. That's what we all need to do and it may get taken care of. THE # IS 8883274236.

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    Original review: Aug. 1, 2015

    I came on here to read about complaints about Chevy Cobalts to see if any matched what has been going on with my car and sure enough I have read several complaints that relate. I have a 2010 Cobalt that I bought brand new. The minute I drove off with it I realized it was cheaply made. I did have problems with the ignition before the recall where I went somewhere and I could not shut the car off or get the key out of the ignition, I had to leave the car running while I went into my doctors appt. I brought it to the dealer and they supposedly fixed it and I didn't really have any other issues with it but a year later the recall came out and the had me go back in to change it out, this happened just a few months ago.

    I then began to have a problem with the car. My speedometer started jumping back and forth while I was driving and then stalling when I stopped at a light and when I am on the highway the speedometer goes from 70 down to 30 and back up, the engine makes a grinding noise and it keeps jerking. I brought it into the dealer and they said it was a modular panel and replaced it and said it was under warranty. I acted better for about 3 weeks until I went on vacation to Massachusetts and on the way home the car started acting up again. I brought it back to the dealer but they said that they couldn't figure out what was wrong with it. They couldn't duplicate what I said it was doing and insinuated that maybe I hadn't been taking care of it and giving it proper maintenance, but I had just had the oil changed and the fuel filter changed and I change the oil every 3000 miles.

    The technician suggested we go for a ride and while on the ride the car acted up and he was able to see what I was talking about. When we got back to the service dept he told the service manager that he thought it was the cluster panel but the tech said he would have to look at some technical manuals and give a call to GMAC, and they would call me. I waited a day then I called them. They said that because I told them I started having problems with it after they changed the ignition they would replace the ignition again as a recall. I brought it in today. The car seemed fine but when I jumped on the highway just 1 hour after getting it fixed it was doing the same exact thing. I just paid my last payment today, after having paid on it for 5 years. I had planned on having no payments for a couple of years because I have a student loan and mortgage and I felt like at last maybe I could have a little breathing room financially with no car payment.

    My car only has 59,800 miles on it and I don't know what is going to happen. The tech said he would call GMAC on Monday. Today is Friday, so I am stranded because after reading all these complaints and because of my own instincts in feeling that my car is not safe to drive, I don't dare go anywhere and even if I try and get rid of this car or trade it in they are going to see it has problems and so I won't get anything for it. So I have paid on a car for 5 years and it is worth nothing. I am so upset right now and that is a mild description on what I am really feeling right now. I am single and work two jobs to make ends meet, I have a student loan to pay and I'm thinking now that I am going to have to have another car payment.

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    Original review: July 15, 2015

    I purchased a 2005 Chevy Cobalt in 2009 and I have had problem after problem. The check engine light came on. I went and got a diagnostic from AAMCO and it read a transmission code and it was told to me the tranny was slipping so I spent $2800 on a rebuilt tranny. A couple months passed and the check engine, traction control and power steering warnings came on and locked up. Took it to the dealer to do a diagnostic and they found nothing wrong but just a clicking sound from the transmission and to take it back to AAMCO. I did just that and AAMCO said that I had other complications. I've got everything done and it's STILL cutting off and locking up on me OMG! How do you fix a problem that looks like it can't be fixed?? I'm tired of getting the run around, wasting gas, and the issue is not being fixed! All of the recalls have been repaired and the issue is still not resolved.

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    Original review: July 14, 2015

    Ok I bought my 2005 chevy cobalt ls coupe about 5 months ago from a dealer. Since then my front end has been making a knocking sound every time I hit a bump. I took the car to the garage 5 times and they keep telling me nothing is wrong. I've had my power steering light come on multiple times and it feels like my steering wheel locks up sometimes but again the gm garage told me there's nothing wrong. My driver's door has issues latching. Then on top of it all now my motor is making a clicking sound when the rpms goes up past 2. Does anyone know what could be wrong with it? I've only had the car for 5 months and it only has 89k miles.

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    Original review: July 13, 2015

    I have an 07" Cobalt, and every time I drive in the Rain, or through Puddles, it starts Running extremely bad, and Shakes. It also has Gas Spewing from the Tailpipe when this Occurs. I've taken it to the Dealership, and other Shops, and they have no clue how water is Entering the Fuel line.

    Original review: June 28, 2015

    I have a 2006 Chevy Cobalt. There were multiple recall notices that I received last year (2014) that I had taken care of during the inspection. One, in particular, was regarding the ignition. GM claimed that it was caused by "heavy" keychains. I do not have any keys or decorations attached to my car key and never have. I assumed this was corrected by the recall notice.

    However, very recently on two separate occasions my car has shut off twice unexpectedly while driving. Both times luckily I was going slow and there was no immediate traffic by me. The second time, I had to use my emergency break. Otherwise, I would have hit a retaining wall and quite possibly could have died today. I have called the dealership to take a look at it. The reason why I am sharing this is that I fear for my safety. I have read others' comments about similar situations with 2006 Chevy Cobalts. And it is really concerning. If this happens on a busy road with traffic someone could lose their life. The car literally loses all of its electric power while on. This is unacceptable.

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    Chevy Cobalt Company Information

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    Chevrolet
    Website:
    www.chevrolet.com