Chevrolet Cobalt owners have reported 145 suspension related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 16 most common suspension problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's front suspension control arm (47 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's suspension (37 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|
|Clunking Noise problems|
|Rear Suspension Coil Springs problems|
|Automatic Stability Control (asc) problems|
|Ball Joint problems|
|Front Suspension Coil Spring problems|
|Rear Suspension Springs problems|
|Front Suspension Lower Ball Joint problems|
When braking, the tires bounce causing a serious vibration which makes steering difficult when braking hard. There is no visible damage or lose suspension parts but I'm guessing it's either bad struts or control arms? I'm replacing the parts today as a guess and hope it fixes the issue. Read details...
I have a 2006 chevy Cobalt and in the first year I've had it I had encountered numerous problems. The first problem was that the radio that was installed started flashing and was not working whatsoever, an electrical issue. 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...