CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2007 Cobalt inherited most of the problems from the 2005 and 2006 model years, but toned them down (a bit). Sure, the power steering still fails and the car has a chance of going up in flames due to a cracked fuel tank, but it’s not as prevalent as the older models. At least not yet.

In 2012, the Cobalt was recalled for gas tank fires but only for owners in certain states.

Then in 2014, the 2007 Cobalt was part of a massive GM recall due to a defective ignition switch that could cause the airbags to not deploy during an accident. The problem led to 13 deaths, government investigations and multiple class-action lawsuits.

1.9

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
85,000 miles

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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt exhaust system problems

exhaust system problem

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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 202010

Cobalt 4-cyl

  • 85,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Catalytic converter.only three years old. So many bad GM can't supply new ones. Was told by three dealers they were back ordered and not available for maybe up to a month. Will not warranty mine because having to keep using vehicle for work I have exceeded the warranty mileage. Tried an after market one but mechanic said it would not work, so it seems only original GM will fit my car.

- Warrenton, VA, USA

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