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  1. Problems and Service
    Sorry if this looks like a long post, I'll put a too-long;didn't-read version at the bottom in red. . So the other day, my 2008 Cobalt LT failed to start on the first try, but the second try started fine. Immediately following, a strong odor of gasoline started flowing into the interior of the...
  2. Problems and Service
    Hello any help appreciated! 2005 cobalt Ls 2.2 coupe Been smelling gas for about a month now got to work today and idled about 15 mins and the smell got worse it smelled like sombody splashed fresh gas on my nose inspected. For leaks and found a wet clamp with 2 steel lines and 2 plastic ones...
  3. Problems and Service
    I have a 2006 Cobalt LS Auto store said I had a vent solenoid bad. I changed the gas cap cause it was worn out. Now it has gas fumes coming from the exhaust. I wanted to try putting the old gas cap back on but I've already tossed it. Thanks for any help you can give. What I've done...
  4. Problems and Service
    Hi, we have a 2005, we have been seeing our gas mileage decline. It has gone from high 30s per gallon now to low twenty's now. We went to advance and had codes read. Came up with.... P0121-Throttle position sensor P0130-02 sensor bank 1 sensor 1 P0171-Bank 1 system too lean P0300-Random multiple...
  5. Problems and Service
    Hey guys/gals, First post, long time follower. So i inherited this GEM, 06 ls 4 spd auto 2.2l from my wife. It's had a few recalls done, including the power steer assist motor 3 times (don't get me started).I'm posting this thread because i have been doing the majority of the reg maintenance...
  6. Problems and Service
    STRONG gas smell coming from rear of car prompted me to look underneath. There is a very fast stream of gas coming from front (engine side) of tank. Is this the fuel pump gone bad, clogged fuel filter or a possible broken/cracked gas line?
  7. Problems and Service
    So I recently bought a used 2006 SS a couple months ago, and it's been running fine up until tonight. Something has been going on with what I think is the clutch? I could be wrong, but as I reach higher rpms/press the gas harder, the car starts to stutter. It feels like it is running out of gas...
  8. Problems and Service
    whats up guys im new here sop whats up yall so on monday 3/28/11 i got a chevy colbalt 2009 with 35g miles on it for 10g ok the next day i filled up the gas and went home ok, 2 days later my gas is over the half tank sign!!!! i put 213 miles on it. here to work and back (for 2 days) i did the...
  9. Canada
    Hey guys. So, this fall, I'll be taking off on a cross country trip from Kelowna BC to St. John's, Newfoundland. Now, I've been saving up for a long while now, and I've gotten down to the planning of the distance travelled ect ect. I've hit a snag though. I need to project the cost of gas for...
  10. Problems and Service
    Since last feb. when I got gas siphoned out of my tank my CEL has been coming on and usually staying on. The codes has been the following: PO455: EVAP System Leak PO496: EVAP High Purge Flow My MPG has gone down some. I went from mid 30's to upper 20's. Any ideas as to what the problem is...
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