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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
34,650 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 #1

Feb 202010


  • 34,650 miles


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

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