Chevrolet Cobalt owners have reported 122 suspension related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 14 most common suspension problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's front suspension control arm (42 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's suspension (26 problems). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Front Suspension Control Arm problems|
|Front Suspension problems|
|Suspension Noise problems|
|Front Suspension Lower Control Arm problems|
|Sway Bar problems|
|Front Suspension Wheel Bearing problems|
|Rear Suspension problems|
|Front Suspension Hub problems|
|Rear Suspension Coil Springs problems|
|Clunking Noise problems|
|Front Suspension Lower Ball Joint problems|
|Ball Joint problems|
|Front Suspension Coil Spring problems|
The contact owns a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt. The contact stated that while driving approximately 20 mph, there was an abnormal noise coming from the front end of the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to a private mechanic where it was diagnosed that the passenger and driver's side front lower control arm Read details...
2005 Chevrolet Cobalt. Consumer writes in regards to ignition switch recall notice. The consumer stated the first week of owning the vehicle, it would not start. When she called the dealer, the told her to move the steering wheel up and down and tap on the accelerator pedal. Read details...
I bought my Cobalt in March of 2007. For the last year the radio will only play on the back speakers. The stero it self will play but some time nothing on sreen to show station or time. That not a magior as the problem the has happened now three time. Read details...
Between approx 45 and 60 mph vehicle sounds as if driving over rumble strips. Will stop vibrating intermittently above 60 mph. Vibration is felt from front passenger side. The steering wheel does not sway. No trouble shifting. Read details...
The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt. While driving 34 mph, the suspension arm fractured on the vehicle. The contact was informed that the lower suspension arm fractured and needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired and the manufacturer was notified. The failure mileage was 72,000. Read details...