Question about 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt
When driving today my car slowed down and was sputtering and a warning message came on that said "reduced eng pwr." When this happened that car would not go over 35MPH. I was able to get home and stop the car, I turned it off for a few minutes and checked the oil, it was a little low but not dry. I then started the car back up and it seemed fine, i even drove it around a little and it seemed fine but now the check engine light is on. do you know what the problem could be?
I too had this same issue just last week. No check engine light or code would trip when it stalled and shut off. I kept it in park and kept giving it gas until it would shut off to try and pinpoint where it was coming from. Coolant fine, oil level fine. Finally I tripped the Engine Power Reduced code on the dash. Engine was knocking and shaking and kept dying at this point. Pulled the spark plugs, pretty nasty looking. Went to Advanced Auto Parts and got 4 new spark plugs for a grand total of 24 bucks. After putting it all back together and taking a test drive it drove better than it had when I first bought it. I know I see a lot of other things that have worked as well on here, but if you're stumped this could save you some big money.
Posted on Dec 04, 2012
It is either the Oil or the Coolant.
Posted on Jan 18, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Apr 25, 2016 | Cars & Trucks
Jan 01, 2015 | 2006 Chevrolet Colorado
Jul 04, 2013 | Cars & Trucks
Apr 13, 2013 | 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LS
Nov 22, 2010 | 2008 Chevrolet Hhr
Aug 10, 2010 | 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt
Jan 09, 2010 | 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt
Aug 09, 2009 | 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt
Jul 27, 2009 | 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt
1,501 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: