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largest motor for 2008 chevy cobalt
The hardware and software of the computer (powertrain control module) and transmission control module (TCM) in the Cobalt will only work with your present engine. If you change the engine to one that is not a catalog interchange for the...
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A car I just purchased is having issues. The power steering when out and came back. Now all the gauges on the dash board are flick
Many 2007 Cobalts were recalled to repair faults in the power steering system. To determine if you vehicle was included in the power steering recall, please use NHTSA’s VIN lookup tool. You may have to visit a dealer or call...
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What causes fuel injector fuse to blow in a 2007 Cobalt?
Yes, you are absolutely on the right track but to complete the diagnostic job you will need the complete circuit diagram (Factory Service Manual, for instance) because you will have to test all the different segments of the circuit until...
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Can cam sensor be damaged by water or removing intake and injectors?
Hi There, Unfortunately, the flooding or water damage may cause the camshaft position sensor to fail or potentially cause starting or misfiring issues. The camshaft position sensor may have also been damaged or not hooked up properly if it was...
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I recently got a new clutch installed about 2 Months ago, Car was working fine until just recently my shift knob was really stiff
Hi there. What you are describing is common with a misaligned master clutch cylinder, as it typically creates excessive heat and can be difficult to engage the clutch fully. It could also be caused by the clutch cable being loose...
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I am receiving an engine power reduced message on my dash board. Car will still cut on and is driving. I have an 06 Chevy Colbolt
The issue you are writing in about is common enough that a specific diagnostic, namely a Reduced Engine Power Warning Light Diagnostic is performed by technicians dispatched by YourMechanic. If you request that diagnostic, the responding certified mechanic will get...
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Electrical issues with Chevy Cobalt SS 07
Hi there. It appears you have a serious electrical mess on your hands. In most cases, instead of trying to trace an issue where there are "customized alterations", it may be a better idea to completely rewire the vehicle's ignition...
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2009 chevy cobalt check engine light an low fuel and power sterring
You have several issues but to prioritize, you should have the check engine light issue(s) investigated and resolved first. Following that, if there is a power steering malfunction, that would be addressed and finally if you have a faulty gauge...
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My car twice out of 4 times today would not start on the first time. Second time started fine. At 2 read lights it was sort of je
Hello, thank you for writing in. Your symptoms point towards an issue with fuel or spark. If you just had work done on the fuel system, you may wan to have your fuel pressure tested at the engine. This will...
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Key getting stuck in ignition, then drains my battery
The key sticking is probably a mechanical fault. There could be a problem with the key itself, the lock cylinder or any of the interlocks that affect the key and steering column. To inspect this and resolve it, just request...
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I need to adjust my high beams
Hi there. You might want to review this video or purchase a service and repair manual for your Cobalt to learn how to complete this service. You can also read this article to learn more.
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How much is a wheel bearing part for a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt LS ; just the part, no labor?
Hi there. Although the noise you are hearing is most likely caused by a wheel bearing being damaged, it could also be due to a damaged pulley or a suspension component problem that is damaged. In regards to the cost...
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Can I use Lucas oil stabilizer and Lucas oil stop leak in the same oil change
The Owner''s Manual for your vehicle states on page 5-16: "Do NOT add anything to the oil. The recommended oils with the starburst symbol that meet GM Standard GM6094M are all you need for good performance and engine protection." I...
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Cylinder heads
If you only need a complete, re-manufactured cylinder head, that will be more economical than replacing the entire engine. On your car, replacing the cylinder head is 1/6th the cost of replacing the entire engine. There is one caveat though...
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Code p0171 and no power going up hills.
P0171 is a trouble code that signifies a lean condition which means the engine is not receiving enough fuel or there may be a vacuum leak which is allowing unmetered air to enter the fuel mixture which also results in...
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What is it called and how much to replace?
The air conditioning compressor uses "refrigerant oil" and so if there is a leak on a fitting to the air conditioning compressor it would have to be refrigerant oil. However, it is also possible that the leak is motor oil...
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Loud noise from passenger side of engine.
Thank you for the link of the noise that you are hearing. The noise sounds like the timing chain is slapping the timing chain cover. Check the tensioner and make sure that it is tight. If the timing chain tensioner...
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Once my clutch starts to slip how long do I have before it needs to be replaced
Hi There, Unfortunately, once a clutch begins to slip, it will continue to get worse over time and will eventually get to a point where it will no longer work. The clutch transmits engine power to a gearbox, and allows...
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Car shifts hard and rpms rev high on there own or car doesn't shift at all, ABS and traction control lights are on also. 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt
Hi there - first task is to be sure the transmission fluid is at the proper level, and in good condition (more pink than black, and no burned smell). Low fluid, or dirty fluid, can cause lots of unexpected transmission...
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I need to know if I can send someone this picture of a used car I might buy. It's from down the oil cap need to know if gasketleak
Hello, when buying a used car, I recommend a complete inspection of vehicle. It can determine potential wear items or issues, so there are no surprises after purchase. If you'd like, a certified YourMechanic technician can come to your location...

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