Chevrolet Cobalt owners have reported 395 service brakes related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 24 most common service brakes problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes (196 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's brake disc pads (87 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Service Brakes problems|
|Brake Disc Pads problems|
|Brake Disc Caliper problems|
|Brakes Failed problems|
|Brake Grinding Noise problems|
|Brake Light On problems|
|Brake Abs Warning Light problems|
|Brake Squeaking Noise problems|
|Brake Drum Wheel Cylinder problems|
|Brake Disc Rotor problems|
|Brake Sensor problems|
|Brake Loud Noise problems|
|Brake Master Cylinder problems|
|Brake Electric Antilock problems|
|Brake Fluid Leak problems|
|Brake Drum problems|
|Power Assist Brake problems|
|Brake Foundation Components problems|
|Brake Antilock Wheel Speed Sensor problems|
|Brake Hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings problems|
|Brake Antilock Control Unit/module problems|
|Anti-lock Brakes Fail problems|
|Brake Pedal And Linkage problems|
|Brake Light Switch problems|
This is the second time this has happened(~6 months apart). When I'm going around 50-60 mph and need to hit the brakes to slow the car quickly (not slam the brakes), they lock up. I hit the brakes and turned to the left the first time and turned to the right the second. Read details...
While parked the parking brake lever release button jammed and I could not release the parking brakes. There is abnormal noise heard in the rear breaking system when reversing. Abnormal premature wear to inside rear brake pads and rotor discs Read details...
I was driving the other day and noticed that one of my back brakes was sticking and so I took a look at it and fluid level was fine and there was no air in the brake line. I feel the cause of this is bad calipers and some others I have talked had the same issue. Read details...
My Cobalt illuminates the check engine light as well as the theft light and displays engine power reduced happens multiple times first time it started was in 12/2017. The car was purchased in 2011 always serviced and repaired by dealer ship. Read details...
Since the car was purchased new, it has made occasional grinding noises from the rear brakes. The rear brakes have worn out so quick that this is the second time they are being replaced (three sets of rear brakes in under 50,000 miles). Read details...