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  1. Steering Noise

    Problems and Service
    '07 LS; EPS, 60K miles I have an intermittent clunk/clack/grinding noise on low-speed turns. (Intermittent as in, sometimes it won't make the noise for days, while other times it's every slow turn.) It's louder inside the car than out. The noise doesn't seem to depend on turning angle. So...
  2. Front End Noise and Rear End Noise Sounds Like a Truck on Boggers Driving. Down the R

    Problems and Service
    My 05 ls couple manual has a bad rear end and front end noise starts at 50kph (30mph) at 110kph it gets really bad almost sounds like. The CV axle shaft is vibrating in the transaxle, it doesn't change from doing ANYTHING only way to stop noise is go 120 and it fades a bit or below 50kph is...
  3. Strange Vibration

    Transmission
    I just acquired a '09 Cobalt Ecotech, Auto, 47,000mi. from my aunt that cannot drive anymore due to illness. The car has been meticulously maintained since new. It has a strange vibration from the driveline?? It sounds just like a wheel bearing. There is no telling how long this noise has been...
  4. Inside Wear of Tire

    Problems and Service
    Hello. I have a 2008 Chevy Cobalt LT. I am having excessive inside wear of my front passenger tire. This is the only tire with this problem. There is also a noise when driving from that area. Other forums say wheel bearing but I have needed a wheel hub on another tire before and it doesn't sound...
  5. Stretching Like Noise

    Problems and Service
    Hey all, After researching on Google I'm not a 100% sure what the problem is, I believe it might be the CV joints. I noticed the noise when I slowly turned into a parking space. I turned my wheel all the way to the right (and left) and slowly back up and it sounds like a stretching sound. I...
  6. Suggestions for a Fluttering Noise.

    Problems and Service
    So I've tried various searches to try and narrow the possible problems with my cobalt, but I don't think I've found the problem yet. So, I have a manual 2006 cobalt LS, and its almost at 100,000 miles. Now that my car is so old it's starting to make dad noises (random noises guys make as they...
  7. Clunk + Steering Vibraton, Confused

    Problems and Service
    I hate to make another post about this, but I searched and searched and cannot find the problem on my car. About my car - 100K miles. BRAND new brakes (caliper hardware, drums, rotors, pads, shoes). New tires with alignment. Control arm bushings are good. End links feel tight - (no play or...
  8. No Audio... Need Help!

    Audio/Video
    I was just on vacation for a week and once i got home i went to move my car out of my driveway so i could work in my driveway. My 2006 Chevy Cobalt LT turned on and everything worked EXCEPT my audio. I have the stock radio installed and all the wires are plugged in correctly. There is no static...
  9. HELP New Rims and Tires

    Suspension/Wheels/Brakes/Tires
    So I received my drag dr38 17x7 with hankook tires and put them on my cobalt with a buddy. After driving on them a few days I've noticed a clunking noise when I brake, so I loosened the rims and the retightened them. Now my front left tire clunks when I'm in drive and if I go over 15-20mph the...
  10. HELP!!! My Cobalt Sounds Like a Diesel....

    Problems and Service
    OK, now before anyone gets on my case. my car sounds like a diesel, as in, there is an apparent, loud noise when my car is under power (not revving in neutral) coming from what sounds like the down pipe. i tightened the flanges, and even went as far as taking the exhaust off, plugging both ends...
  11. Vibrating While Cruising at Highway Speeds, Among Other Things. Are They All Related?

    Problems and Service
    Hey everyone, I've got a new problem that started happening last night. I have a base model automatic 2005 Cobalt Sedan that starts trembling while cruising at 60mph/~2300RPM. I feel it mostly in my steering wheel, accel. pedal and, well, the entire car. I do not know what gear it's in...
  12. Loud Humming Noise

    Suspension/Wheels/Brakes/Tires
    2005 cobalt. loud humming noise coming from the front end. sounds like the driver side as well as feeling a little vibration in the floor on the driver side. Noise is speed controlled and not rpm controlled. (neutral down down a hill the noise still gets louder with speed) There is no vibration...
  13. Odd Noise

    Problems and Service
    Hello everybody, On a recent road trip I my car started to have a strange noise come from beneath the car. The noise kind of sounds like a distant helicopter or whipping of a tie hanging outside one of the doors…just from underneath the car. It is loudest on the passenger side. The faster you...
  14. Noise when I Accelerate..

    Problems and Service
    sounds like a chain noise in rotation right under the center of the car. any ideas? also when in idle i hear a weird ringing noise towards the back. happens with radio on or off.
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