Questions tagged [cobalt]

General Motors brand, Chevrolet model compact vehicle, produced from 2004-2010 (still in production in Brazil).

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Rumbling noise when going slow or stopped

Just some preliminary information on the car: Chevrolet Cobalt 2005 260k km milage supposedly the engine was 'rebuilt' after 160k The problem: A rumbling noise (rough noise, much like an motorcycle ...
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I have a 2008 cobalt that won’t start

I hook up the battery and the stereo comes on . When trying to start the car the accessories come on as they should then I turn the key further to start and nothing happens . I take out the keys and ...
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'07 Cobalt Steering Intermediate Shaft Boot Installation

I'm replacing the intermediate shaft (and the rack, for that matter) on an '07 Cobalt. I'm having great difficulty getting the shaft boot to seat into the opening in the firewall. The boot has a '...
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rapid driveline clanging on ice

('07 Cobalt; 50K miles; NO ABS, no traction control, no limited slip) First winter storm for this car. When accelerating or braking on poorly-plowed road (so, slush/ice/some pavement), I got a ...
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Replace 2009 Cobalt LNF Fuel Tank Pressure Sensor and Shroud

How difficult is it to replace the fuel tank pressure sensor and shroud on a 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt (LNF/SS)? The shop just quoted me over $200 for this. From what I can tell, the parts should be ...
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2.2 ecotec on 2008 Cobalt - Timing chain tensioner will not come out of head

Asked this on a message board, no luck. Got an odd one for you here. My mom's Cobalt started having the notorious ticking around 100k. Went and installed a new timing chain tensioner. I misread the ...
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Starting Chevy Cobalt Is taking a Long Time To Turn Over

I have a Chevy Cobalt, that I've noticed is starting to have a difficult time starting. It still can do it, but anymore, it take about 5+ seconds of cranking for it to turn over. It only seems to do ...
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Key stick Dead Battery Buzzing sound

2008 Chevy Cobalt ... Just got done driving the car. Put it in park turned it off. Then tried restarting it right away. It wouldn't start. It started making a buzzing sound. The key was stuck in the ...
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Replacing Chevy Cobalt battery

I have a 2008 Chevy Cobalt, battery in the trunk. The battery was replaced with one without a hose. Do I still need to attach a hose and where?
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06 Chevy Cobalt: Low Power, Rough Idle (Misfires), now Water in Oil

Been driving it for two months now in cold Chicago weather. -Car first was only experiencing weak acceleration and some minor engine "pulsating" at idle. -On further probing during drive cycles with ...
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Oil on top layer of coolant Reservoir

So recently when I got an oil change, they checked my other fluids and notified me that there is oil in my coolant... again. Last year, I noticed oil in the coolant and took it to a mechanic, they ...
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2006 Chevy Cobalt AC pulley seized?

In my 2006 Chevy Cobalt 2.2liter Ecotech, the serpentine belt broke. I went out and bought a new one and didn't check the pulleys prior to putting the new one on. I haven't changed the belt before and ...
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2008 Chevy Cobalts engine light came on, rpms fluctuates/ stalls, and rpm needle shows zero

My car is a 2008 Chevy Cobalt (standard). I was driving my car the other day and I felt a slight chug, so instinctively I just shifts down a gear and went on my way. The next day it did the same thing,...
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Whirring Sound in the Engine Bay

So my cobalt LS 2006 has about ~100K miles. Today, literally two hours ago it started making a whirring not whining noise kinda sounds like a vacuum clear sound, its a very faint noise. The noise ...
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Trying to put a 2010 Chevy cobalt 2.2 motor in a 2006 HHR

Everything seems to line up except the head or cams are different so you would think change the wiring harnesses but the plug that goes in the fuse box so is there a fix
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