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Front Suspension Wheel Bearing Problems of Chevrolet Cobalt

Chevrolet Cobalt owners have reported 5 problems related to front suspension wheel bearing (under the suspension category). The most recently reported issues are listed below. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Chevrolet Cobalt based on all problems reported for the Cobalt.

car image   Front Suspension Wheel Bearing problem of the 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt 1
Failure Date: 11/18/2013

The contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt. The contact stated that while driving approximately 65 mph, the wheel bearing failed, causing the vehicle to emit a loud noise. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic, who diagnosed that the two front wheel bearings needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired and the manufacturer was made aware of the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 59,998.

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car image   Front Suspension Wheel Bearing problem of the 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt 2
Failure Date: 12/19/2011

My 2006 chevy Cobalt had wheel bearing issues starting at 40,000 miles. At 50,000 miles my front end suspension (lower control arm and bushings), struts, and doors locks started acting up. My door locks will jam and I will be trapped in my car until they (door locks) decide to work again. Fortunately for me usually only one stops working at a time. The dealer says that it just needs greasing; I have tried every grease under the sun and none has fixed the problem. This is a serious safety issue and this car should have a recall to at least fix the doors!!!. The dealer wants to charge over $1,000 per door for repairs. I have heard of some peoples doors never opening again and the door having to be cut off to be repaired. If something were to happen you need to be able to quickly and safely get out of the car. Please please please recall this door issue on the Cobalt!.

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car image   Front Suspension Wheel Bearing problem of the 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt 3
Failure Date: 05/01/2011

Loud noise/clunking while going over minor to moderate bumps and passenger side front brake 'grabs" when applying brake and "jumps when releasing. Have had passenger side wheel bearing replaced under warranty as well as power assisted steering motor under recall. Vehicle is driven very little due to out of state work. I have not had it to the dealer for inspection but plan to do so soon.

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car image   Front Suspension Wheel Bearing problem of the 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt 4
Failure Date: 11/18/2008

I first owned a chevy cavalier. I loved this car!!!! so when I bought my chevy Cobalt I thought I was getting the same dependable car. Boy was I wrong. I have already had to two sets of tires on my car, replaced the bushings and wheel bearings. I have never been so disappointed over a vehicle in all my life. As far as I am concerned I will never purchase a Chevrolet again. At least Toyota stood by their mistakes.

car image   Front Suspension Wheel Bearing problem of the 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 5
Failure Date: 02/13/2008

The contact owns a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt. While driving approximately 15 mph, the contact began hearing a noise coming from the front driver side of the vehicle. The noise intensified as the speed increased. She took the vehicle back to the dealer and they stated that the two front wheel bearings were faulty and the rims on the passenger side of the vehicle were bent. The factory paid for one of the wheel bearings and the second one was replaced. The failure mileage was 41,000 and current mileage was 42,000.

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