2006 Chevrolet Cobalt Recalls
RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 5 official 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt recalls. Find out if your 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.
On certain vehicles, the key can be removed from the ignition when it is not in the "off" position.
As of this writing General Motors has not yet released a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your GM dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The General Motors recall number is 14113.
While driving, the ignition switch can move out of the "run" position. As a result the engine would stall and the airbags would not deploy in the event of a crash.
As of this writing, General Motors has not yet release a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. This recall developed in stages. The General Motors recall number for vehicles involved in the initial recall is 13454. 14063 for those that are part of the expansion. Until recall repairs have been performed, it is very important that customers remove all items from their key ring, including any key fobs, leaving only the vehicle key.
Unexpected loss of power steering may occur, requiring greater driver effort to steer at low vehicle speeds, increasing the risk of a crash.
Consider this a high priority recall. Power steering assist could be lost without warning. Please contact your General Motors dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.
The protection from head injury in a crash may be insufficient in vehicles not equipped with optional roof-mounted side impact air bags.
General Motors notified owners of affected vehicles starting in March 2007. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The General Motors recall number is 06217.