Suspension Bushings - Tip - Chevy Cobalt Forum / Cobalt Reviews / Cobalt SS / Cobalt Parts
Chevy Cobalt Owners Lounge General Chevy Cobalt discussion

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-17-2010, 04:49 PM Thread Starter
Forum Regular
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 60
Suspension Bushings - Tip

Took my 08 (35K km) in today because of a minor problem with the remote (doesn't work every now and then).

A few minutes later the service advisor came looking for me, saying the control arm bushings are shot, really shot. Said shouldn't drive it that way so they are changing tonight with an updated part. Takes 3 hours and is under warranty. Also said it is a common problem and he has seen them shot at as little as 10K km.

It's my wife's car and can't say it wasn't obvious there was anything wrong. There is a clunk going over big bumps but cars will do that.

So if your car is still under warranty, I'd watch for this and take it in. Doesn't cost anything!
zoomer210 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-17-2010, 05:59 PM
Cobalt Master
 
NitroheadZ28's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Bk, NY- USA
Posts: 1,648
Garage
My car definitely clunks at the right rear wheel when hitting bumps, I think I also have a bearing problem cause there is a very light whooshing sound per every revolution of the axle in the front.. lol 10k on this b!t#h and shes already taking a dump.

Thanks for the tip tho, good to know.

^^<==---___-A_m_e_r_i_c_a_n M_u_s_c_l_e-___---==>^^
NitroheadZ28 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome