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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,417 miles

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2009 Chevrolet Cobalt seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2009 Chevrolet Cobalt Owner Comments

problem #3

Feb 202010

Cobalt

  • 34,650 miles

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

I was driving my 2009 Chevy Cobalt within the posted speed limit when the power steering failed resulting in a fairly horrific crash, with the car coming to rest on the drivers side against some trees. I suffered a head injury and thank god my son was not hurt although we have both been suffering from headaches since the accident. Were it not for the small trees lining the road the car would have continued to roll possibly killing us both since none of the airbags deployed. The car was totaled and I do not have access to the VIN#.

- Waymart, PA, USA

problem #2

Oct 082009

Cobalt

  • 2,600 miles
My car would chime for me to look at instrument panel to see that the "airbags needed to be serviced".it would give me this message every 15 mins. For the hour drive I was on the road. The next day I called the dealer & set up an appointment. That afternoon when they were done with my car I was told that the mechanic had already seen this a few times & knew exactly what it was. My print out from service reads "diagnostic code #B0012 stored in system test circuit, module shorting out under steering wheel, replaced sir coil & repair circuit.* my car is a 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt lt (just purchased 06/05/09) with 2600 miles.

- Ocala, FL, USA

problem #1

Sep 102008

Cobalt

  • miles
My wife has an defribulator pacemaker. We need the air bag disengaged. We have been haggling with the dealer for almost 2 weeks. They are dragging their feet on this matter. The heart hospital says if the air bag came out and hit my wife, it could kill her. This is the third new vehicle I have bought from dobrinski's in okeene. I need something done. I do not have to buy Chevy's. I might have to change dealers. Thank you, rusty ferrell

- Longdale, OK, USA

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