Chevrolet Cobalt owners have reported 139 suspension related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 15 most common suspension problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's front suspension control arm (46 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's suspension (33 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|
|Sway Bar problems|
|Front Suspension Lower Control Arm problems|
|Front Suspension Wheel Bearing problems|
|Front Suspension Hub problems|
|Rear Suspension problems|
|Rear Suspension Coil Springs problems|
|Clunking Noise problems|
|Front Suspension Lower Ball Joint problems|
|Automatic Stability Control (asc) problems|
|Ball Joint problems|
|Front Suspension Coil Spring problems|
The automobile went in for an inspection and it was found that both front lower control arms needed to be replaced which had also affected the brakes, rotors and the two front tires also being replaced. I have had cars with over two times more mileage and had no problems like this. Read details...
The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt. While driving 60 mph, the front passenger side axle fractured. The contact stated that the vehicle started to vibrate excessively. The contact was unable to control the vehicle, which caused the vehicle to veer off the road and crash into a ditch. 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...
Tl-the contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt. The contact stated that while driving at various speeds, there was an abnormal noise coming from the front of the vehicle. The failure recurred numerous times. Read details...
Took car in to replace struts due to clunking sound while going over any surface that was not perfectly smooth. Turns out the sway bar and bearings were failing and needed to be replaced. Apparently I was very close to a possible bad accident. Read details...