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  Safety Recalls of Chevrolet Cobalt Vehicles

There have been 10 safety recalls for the Chevrolet Cobalt. The most recent recalls are shown below. Table 1 and Table 2 show the historical recalls and the recall statistics by the model year of the Chevrolet Cobalt.

NHTSA Recall #: 15V500000; Aug. 10, 2015

A disabled driver side roof-rail air bag will not deploy in the event of a crash necessitating deployment of that air bag, increasing the risk of injury to the driver.

Recalled Vehicles: 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt
Component: AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
Recall Summary: General motors LLC (gm) is recalling certain model year 2010 Chevrolet cobalt vehicles manufactured January 4, 2010, to June 23, 2010. The affected vehicles may be equipped with an improperly routed side-impact sensor (sis) wiring harness in the driver side front door.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 14V171000; Apr. 10, 2014

If the key can be removed from the ignition when the ignition is not in the "off" position, the vehicle could roll away: (a) for an automatic transmission, if the transmission is not in the "park" position; or (b) for a manual transmission, if the parking brake is not engaged and the transmission is not in the "reverse" position. This potential for rollaway increases the risk for a crash and occupant or pedestrian injuries.

Recalled Vehicles: 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2006 Chevrolet HHR, 2007 Chevrolet HHR, 2008 Chevrolet HHR, 2009 Chevrolet HHR, 2010 Chevrolet HHR, 2011 Chevrolet HHR, 2007 Pontiac G5, 2008 Pontiac G5, 2009 Pontiac G5, 2010 Pontiac G5, 2006 Pontiac Solstice, 2007 Pontiac Solstice, 2008 Pontiac Solstice, 2009 Pontiac Solstice, 2010 Pontiac Solstice, 2003 Saturn ION, 2004 Saturn ION, 2005 Saturn ION, 2006 Saturn ION, 2007 Saturn ION, 2007 Saturn SKY, 2008 Saturn SKY, 2009 Saturn SKY, 2010 Saturn SKY
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
Recall Summary: General motors LLC (gm) is recalling certain model year 2005-2010 Chevrolet cobalt, 2006-2011 Chevrolet hhr, 2007-2010 pontiac g5, 2006-2010 pontiac solstice, 2003-2007 Saturn ion, and 2007-2010 Saturn sky vehicles.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 14V153000; Mar. 31, 2014

If power steering assist is lost, greater driver effort would be required to steer the vehicle at low speeds, increasing the risk of a crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2009 Chevrolet HHR, 2010 Chevrolet HHR, 2004 Chevrolet Malibu, 2005 Chevrolet Malibu, 2006 Chevrolet Malibu, 2008 Chevrolet Malibu, 2009 Chevrolet Malibu, 2004 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx, 2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx, 2006 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx, 2005 Pontiac G6, 2006 Pontiac G6, 2008 Pontiac G6, 2009 Pontiac G6, 2008 Saturn Aura, 2009 Saturn Aura, 2004 Saturn ION, 2005 Saturn ION, 2006 Saturn ION, 2007 Saturn ION
Component: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Recall Summary: General motors LLC (gm) is recalling certain model year 2004-2006 and 2008-2009 Chevrolet malibu, 2004-2006 malibu maxx, 2009-2010 hhr (non-turbo), 2010 cobalt, 2008-2009 Saturn aura and 2004-2007 ion, and 2005-2009 pontiac g6.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 14V047000; Feb. 10, 2014

If the key is not in the run position, the air bags may not deploy if the vehicle is involved in a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

Recalled Vehicles: 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2006 Chevrolet HHR, 2007 Chevrolet HHR, 2008 Chevrolet HHR, 2009 Chevrolet HHR, 2010 Chevrolet HHR, 2011 Chevrolet HHR, 2007 Pontiac G5, 2008 Pontiac G5, 2009 Pontiac G5, 2010 Pontiac G5, 2006 Pontiac Solstice, 2007 Pontiac Solstice, 2008 Pontiac Solstice, 2009 Pontiac Solstice, 2010 Pontiac Solstice, 2003 Saturn ION, 2004 Saturn ION, 2005 Saturn ION, 2006 Saturn ION, 2007 Saturn ION, 2007 Saturn SKY, 2008 Saturn SKY, 2009 Saturn SKY, 2010 Saturn SKY
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
Recall Summary: This defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system. Until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key. The key fob (if applicable), should also be removed from the key ring.... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 12V459000; Sep. 19, 2012

Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.

Recalled Vehicles: 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2007 Chevrolet Equinox, 2007 Pontiac G5, 2008 Pontiac G5, 2009 Pontiac G5, 2007 Pontiac Torrent, 2007 Saturn ION
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
Recall Summary: General motors (gm) is recalling certain model year 2007 Chevrolet equinox and pontiac torrent vehicles originally sold or currently registered in arizona, California, nevada, and texas; model year 2007 Chevrolet cobalt, pontiac g5, and Saturn ion vehicles originally sold, or currently registered ... Details of this recall goto detail
NHTSA Recall #: 10V073000; Mar. 3, 2010

If power steering assist is lost, it would require greater driver effort at low vehicle speeds, increasing the risk of a crash.

Recalled Vehicles: 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2007 Pontiac G5, 2008 Pontiac G5, 2009 Pontiac G5, 2010 Pontiac G5
Component: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Recall Summary: General motors is recalling certain model year 2005-2010 Chevrolet cobalt and model year 2007-2010 pontiac g5 vehicles equipped with electric power steering. The driver may experience a sudden loss of power steering assist that could occur at any time while driving. ... Details of this recall goto detail
Table 1. Historical Recalls of Chevrolet Cobalt Vehicles
Date Component Vehicle Affected
Aug. 10, 2015   Air Bags:side/window 59,474
Apr. 10, 2014   Electrical System:ignition 2,191,014
Mar. 31, 2014   Steering:electric Power Assist System 1,373,177
Feb. 10, 2014   Electrical System:ignition:switch 2,190,934
Sep. 19, 2012   Fuel System, Gasoline:delivery:fuel Pump 49,768
Mar. 3, 2010   Steering:electric Power Assist System 1,050,889
Oct. 29, 2009   Fuel System, Gasoline:delivery:fuel Pump 69,139
Mar. 6, 2009   Power Train:automatic Transmission:lever And Linkage:column Shift 276,729
Jan. 18, 2007   Structure 98,707
Nov. 22, 2004   Exterior Lighting:headlights 1,378


Table 2. Recall Statistics of Chevrolet Cobalt Model Years
Model# Recalls
2010 Chevrolet Cobalt 5
2009 Chevrolet Cobalt 5
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt 4
2007 Chevrolet Cobalt 5
2006 Chevrolet Cobalt 5
2005 Chevrolet Cobalt 5