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.

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt transmission problems

transmission problem

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2007 Chevrolet Cobalt Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 242007

Cobalt

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Driving down the road and hit a large rock-causing a hole in the oil pan. No lights or warning sounds went off notifying me that there was a hole in the oil pan and that oil was leaking out. Vehicle is still at blue ribbon GMC in sallisaw ok, they are advising that they will not warranty any of the damages.

- Sallisaw, OK, USA

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