Chevrolet Cobalt owners have reported 3 problems related to transmission not go into gear (under the power train category).
The contact owns a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt. The contact stated that while driving 60 mph, the vehicle stalled and the steering wheel seized with the illumination of the power steering warning. Additionally, the contact stated that the vehicle would fail to shift gears and the chrome covering on the door handle had deteriorated. The vehicle was towed to an authorized dealer, who diagnosed that the steering wheel column needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired but the failure recurred. The contact stated that the vehicle wasalso included in NHTSA campaign id numbers: 14e021000 (electrical system) 14v171000 (electrical system) and 14v047000 (air bags , electrical system). The contact stated that the dealer informed him that the parts were not available for the recall repairs. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 130,000.
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I just found out there was a recall on the 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt due to failure with the electric power steering assist motor / system. As I looked it up I found 2 additional recalls which Chevrolet was supposed to contact me on all 3. I was not contacted, and do not know if my car has had the repairs done prior to me purchasing the vehicle in January 2011. The 2 other recalls are as follows. Shifter cable problem with car not in proper gear, clip on cable, if not installed properly, Chevrolet is supposed to replace the entire cable. Also, a fuel leakage can occur, causing a fire, due to a plastic supply and/or return port breakage on the fuel pump module.
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I recently purchased used my 2005 chevy Cobalt and Sunday a week after having the car gave me problems. According to the carfax report the power steering was replaced in April assuming do to the recall. But I got in my car and the power steering read across the mileage area and chimed. Very little noticeable issues do to steering but when I came to a stop light it vibrated really bad and then everytime it shifted(its an automatic) to another gear higher or lower it would act like it had shifting problems. Also when I would come to stops at a light or stop sign it would vibrate really bad to the point where it seemed like it would stale out. It had only stalled once. I just hope someone can resolve this issue because it seems like tons of people are having this issue.
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|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Power Train problems||
|Automatic Transmission problems||
|Power Train Driveline problems||
|Automatic Transmission Control Module problems||
|Manual Transmission problems||
|Noises During Shifting problems||
|Clutch Broken problems||
|Transmission Gear Slipping problems||
|Automatic Transmission Column Shift problems||