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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
31,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2008 Chevrolet Cobalt steering problems

steering problem

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2008 Chevrolet Cobalt Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 102009


  • 31,000 miles


The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt. While driving the vehicle, the power steering locked and made it difficult to control the steering wheel. The dealer stated that the power steering column and the motor failed. The vehicle was repaired per the warranty. The contact stated that after the vehicle was repaired she continued to have difficulty turning the steering wheel. The dealer has not been notified. The failure mileage was 31000 and current mileage was 31400.

- Kissemly, FL, USA

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