2008 Chevrolet Cobalt Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt

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Repair Cost Index Score
19
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$427
Annual Repair Cost
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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt is between $384 and $470 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.
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2008 Chevrolet Cobalt Problems
Key Stuck in Ignition Lock Cylinder
The automatic transmission shifter in floor console may fail causing the key to become stuck in the ignition lock cylinder. GM has recalled 2009 models for a shift cable issue which may or may not...
Check Engine Light Due to Engine Misfire
The ignition module or an ignition coil may fail causing an engine misfire, the Check Engine Light may or may not illuminate. Diagnoses will be required to determine the cause and needed repair.
Failing Timing Chain Tensioner may cause Timing Chain to break
A rattle-type noise may be noted on cold start-up due to a failing timing chain tensioner. Chevrolet revised the design of the tensioner multiple times over the production of the Cobalt, replacemen...
Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue
A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
car stalling on highway or idling , at stops..etc.
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt Questions
Check Engine light is ON and Coolant Temperature reading is dashes
Light came on driving to work. no noises or warning. A/C compressor is not turning on now either. The car is a 2008 Chevy Cobalt All fluid levels are good.
What is causing this rubbing sound from transmission?
It started making a grinding or rubbing sound. Almost like a wheel hub bearing, but I know its not because I took off wheel hub and CV joint and started car and put it in drive up on jack stands. I...
I have a 2008 colblt and the reduce engine power comes on and it ju...
Was wanting to know what is the fix for this.please help thks
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt Recalls
Ignition Lock Cylinder Concern
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2005-2010 Chevrolet Cobalt, 2006-2011 Chevrolet HHR, 2007-2010 Pontiac G5, 2006-2010 Pontiac Solstice, 2003-2007 Saturn Ion, and 2007-2010 Sa...
Potential Fuel Leak from Fuel Tank Area
General Motors (GM) is recalling certain model year 2007 Chevrolet Equinox and Pontiac Torrent vehicles originally sold or currently registered in Arizona, California, Nevada, and Texas; model year...
Loss of Power Steering Assist
GENERAL MOTORS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2010 CHEVROLET COBALT AND MODEL YEAR 2007-2010 PONTIAC G5 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ELECTRIC POWER STEERING. THE DRIVER MAY EXPERIENCE A SUDDEN LOS...
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt Reviews
Overall (11 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
January 23, 2012
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt
2008 Chevy Cobalt, having issues with it now where it wont start it shows a lock signal (security feature) and no other lights go on. Found there is a grounding leak somewhere but the only way I co...
January 14, 2012
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt
I purchased my cobalt new and put a gm performance air cleaner on. I now have 72000 miles on it and it looks and runs great. Oh I did have to put tires on it. I will trade it in someday (when ...
February 21, 2011
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt
Great vehicle. Most of the complaints appear to be driver neglect. Rims dont bend because tire went flat overnight. Hit a pothole hard enough will bend any rim. Motors blow because people think...