2008 Chevrolet Aveo Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Chevrolet Aveo

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2008 Chevrolet Aveo Problems

Key Stuck in Ignition Lock Cylinder

The automatic transmission shifter may fail causing the ignition key to become stuck in the ignition lock cylinder.

Turn Signal Switch May Fail and Cause Signals Not To Work

The turn signal switch may fail causing the turn signals to stop working.

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

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2008 Chevrolet Aveo Questions

High beam came on automatically & doesn't go off (1 answer)

We were in a funeral procession & when the car started the high beam came on, & wouldn't go off for a few minutes . What caused this & is it ok or is it on recall? Tried turning it off by changing in between high low beam .

reset engine light (1 answer)

takes to long for the car to get warm, and when it does it is not hot. (1 answer)

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2008 Chevrolet Aveo Recalls

Daytime Running Light Module Can Overheat And Melt

The daytime running light module may overheat and melt, resulting in the potential of vehicle fire. Dealers will repair vehicles free of charge (a repair is not available as of the time of this writing).

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2008 Chevrolet Aveo Reviews

Rated
based on 12 customer reviews
One gets what one pays for. Low air tire pressure light on since I've had it. Putting air in tires does no good. Have changed serpintine belt twice. Over 65 mph car squeals like a pig. Heavy wind causes hard driving to keep on road. Passenger front door starting to rust in middle of door. Had to have two sections of exhaust replaced. Front end needs alignment. Garage wants $1350 says everyt...
2008 Chevrolet Aveo Bought this car for my wife, 29February2008. She agreed that she wanted this 'Silver Girl'. Just arrived from SE Georgia to Rhode Island, January2015, 58K miles. The car's performance was very impressive, thanks to front wheel drive. It treated us very well. I would recommend this model car to anyone. You are right though, it goes through 50K tires in 25k. I was told, "it'...
I bought 2 late model year 2008 AVEO LS Sedans w/Manual Trans. new. They run great. One has 117K on it now, and the other has 50K. Both cars still get 34 MPG. All highway use and you will get 34 even at 75-80mph. If driven hard combined HW/City is 29-31 MPG. Replaced shocks and struts early, added K&N air filter, and rest is stock. Tires last about 30-35K miles but they are cheap. Overa...

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