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Car is clicking and not starting. battery is fine what could be the problem?
It sounds like you may have a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator charges the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine turns...
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2011 ternismation fit to 2009 coblat car second when I drive car stop sometime or go back even I change terinsmation?
Hi there. It is quite common for shifting problems to be caused by damaged shift solenoids or the electrical harness that connects this sensor to the TCM on your Cobalt. If you've changed out the transmissions and you're still having...
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Compressor need to be change if I just by the part online what else is needed any oil seal etc or it will bring everything
Hi there. If you are referring to an AC compressor and purchasing a refurbished model online, I wouldn't recommend that. Most of the time, refurbished components are purchased by DIY mechanics who also purchase all supporting hardware for quick fix...
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Steering wheel is stiff
Hi there. Typically when your steering wheel feels stiff, it's an indication of two different possible issues. First, that you have a power steering fluid leak and the system is low on fluid or second, that there is an issue...
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heater ac blower has no power bad ground wire
On your vehicle, the ground may be switched through a controller. If you bypass the controller and directly ground the blower it will run at only one speed, namely high. If you do not have the vehicle wiring diagram, or...
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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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Evap system
It sounds like you may have an evaporative emissions system leak. Your car has a small purge valve with a purge solenoid in the Evaporative Emissions system that controls the venting of fumes from the fuel tank as these fumes...
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AC manifold assembly hoses
All of the metal tubing, and the rubber hoses, on the system are separately replaceable (as modular components) and so no welding is necessary. You will though have to replace the system dryer and very thoroughly evacuate the system because...
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SVC tire monitor came on. What does it mean and how do I fix it? Also, is it safe to drive in the meantime til its fixed?
Hi there. When the Service tire warning light is illuminated it typically indicates that there is a communication problem with the TPM sensors. However, it could also indicate a low tire pressure reading; especially when it's extremely hot or cold....
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2006 Chevrolet cobalt wont start.
These symptoms sound much like that of a failed alternator. The alternator is responsible for running all the electronics in your vehicle while the engine is running as well as charging the battery for the next startup. If the alternator...
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Started my 2009 cobalt, smelled gas looked under car and gas was pouring out, replaced pump last October. Help!!
If your vehicle is leaking fuel, it can be from a few different places. First, one of the fuel hoses could be leaking. These hoses are made of rubber and can become brittle and crack over time. Second, the metal...
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Why does my car shake when I turn the a/c on?
Hi there. Shaking with the A/C on can be caused by a number of reasons. The a/c compressor puts a lot of strain on the engine because the compressor is similar to being a small engine itself. When the a/c...

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