The failure and current mileages were 21,000. The service members then were unable to turn it on or move it. The contact stated that when the steering wheel locked the vehicle crashed into the garage. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. Complaint Number: 10320772 Incident Date: March 10, 2010 Date Added to File: March 18, 2010 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2008 chevrolet cobalt.
I also feel that my air bags, steering and entire electrical system should be tested and replaced if there is even the slightest chance that they have be ineffective. Chevrolet owners may contact General Motors at 1-800-222-1020, Pontiac owners at 1-800-762-2737, and Saturn owners at 1-800-553-6000. He told me the problem was with the transmission module and is a well know problem with the chevy cobalt. While driving 10 mph, the contact noticed a chiming sound inside of the vehicle and then the power steering light illuminated on the dashboard. The contact stated that the steering wheel became stiff and seized while turning.
All of the instrument panel warning indicators were illuminated. The contact stated that the steering wheel was extremely tight and difficult to turn. The contact was driving approximately 30 mph when the steering wheel became difficult to maneuver. The contact stated that when making a left or right turn, there was abnormal noise coming from the steering wheel. While driving 20 mph and attempting to make a left turn his power steering wheel locked. I don't care so much about that as the potential safety hazard. The vehicle was towed from the scene.
Complaint Number: 10626637 Incident Date: May 31, 2013 Date Added to File: August 20, 2014 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2008 chevrolet cobalt. Checked under the car and nothing wrong could be found. Complaint Number: 10409063 Incident Date: June 26, 2011 Date Added to File: June 27, 2011 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2008 chevrolet cobalt. The vehicle was neither inspected or repaired. The vehicle was turned off and restarted, but the failure randomly continued. Required greater driver effort at low vehicle speeds to steer and turn, increasing the risk of a crash.
The failure recurred numerous times. The dealership that ordered the parts for me told me it would be 6 weeks before the parts arrived, at which point I could make my appointment which may mean additional waiting. Complaint Number: 10366810 Incident Date: November 18, 2010 Date Added to File: November 19, 2010 Description of the Complaint: While heading south on 8 mile road in cincinnati,ohio. Complaint Number: 10363828 Incident Date: November 1, 2010 Date Added to File: November 3, 2010 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2008 chevrolet cobalt. The power steering warning came on the dash. Complaint Number: 11065623 Incident Date: May 1, 2017 Date Added to File: January 29, 2018 Description of the Complaint: While I am driving anywhere, all of a sudden the safety lock feature comes on my dash board showing locked and then I lose power steering and all the other features go crazy on the panel, such as the gas, temp, air, ect.
The contact was concerned with the possibility of potentially being involved in a crash as a result of the defective part. The contact stated that while driving at various speeds, the steering wheel would make a loud popping noise. The key fob if applicable , should also be removed from the key ring. Because of this the car veered right striking a mailbox and crashing into some trees. Nhtsa recall 10v073000, steering:electric power assist system was repaired by the dealer. I have already replaced the lower control arms and the timing chains at my own expense Complaint Number: 11030331 Incident Date: August 28, 2017 Date Added to File: September 28, 2017 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2008 chevrolet cobalt.
The approximate failure mileage was 129,000. Complaint Number: 10910931 Incident Date: September 29, 2016 Date Added to File: October 1, 2016 Description of the Complaint: Loss of power steering assistant multiply times during a week Complaint Number: 10908494 Incident Date: September 12, 2008 Date Added to File: September 21, 2016 Description of the Complaint: Electrical dash panel gauges bounce. Complaint Number: 10455653 Incident Date: April 16, 2012 Date Added to File: April 18, 2012 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2008 chevrolet cobalt. I put the car in park and tried to see if I turn the wheel to the left would it turn the wheels to the left and still not steering guided the wheels. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. There were multiple messages flashing such as powersteering, low traction, no traction. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired.
She stated that while driving 20 mph and making a turn, without a warning the power steering locked. Note: Until the recall repairs have been performed, it is very important that customers remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the vehicle key. She turned the vehicle off and restarted it and the vehicle started as normal. Have changed the light bulbs and still no tail lights. Dealer said new shafts only last 20,0000. I truly hope that the issue at hand will bring attention to the defects chevy is allowing. When the vehicle was started and engaged in park, the power steering warning message illuminated.