20 Most Recent 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt Questions & Answers


I was driving home tonight and all of sudden I

Check the drive belt,and the alternator,most likely if the belt is still on,and it is running on the pulleys ok,then the alternator maybe out,have it checked,with out the alternator working the engine will not perform.
9/16/2022 9:18:19 PM • 2006 Chevrolet... • Answered on Sep 16, 2022

Car stalls

My 06 cobalt is doing the same thing. i have cleaned the injection system still having the same problem. i am going to replace the fuel filter next. if this doesnt work , i have no choice but to consult a dealer.
9/16/2022 9:06:28 PM • 2006 Chevrolet... • Answered on Sep 16, 2022

I have a 2006 chevy

More than likely you need to have your blower motor checked and possibly replaced.
8/4/2022 10:54:28 PM • 2006 Chevrolet... • Answered on Aug 04, 2022

2006 Chevy Cobalt Ecotec 2.2. How do I change the Secondary air pump please.

Question edited for full year make model. Question moved to sub category. Check out the link https://www.google.com/search?q=2006+Chevy+Cobalt+Ecotec+2.2.+change+the+Secondary+air+pump ..
4/23/2022 9:00:56 PM • 2006 Chevrolet... • Answered on Apr 23, 2022

Where is transmission control module located in 06 cobalt

Idk about a 2006. Mine is a 2007 and it's under the hood and attached to the fuse box. I just purchased one for 80 dollars and replaced it. It's really 130 but they have a core charge
12/1/2021 3:44:09 AM • 2006 Chevrolet... • Answered on Dec 01, 2021

2006 Cobalt . The Gear shift is stuck in park.

theres a switch that controls the shifter when the brake is applied. try putting the car into gear with the key on accessory, not on. if it goes into gear the switch needs to be replaced.
11/6/2021 1:11:01 AM • 2006 Chevrolet... • Answered on Nov 06, 2021

2006 chevy cobalt LT. the key is stuck

Have you tried shifting the gears completely through and then putting the car in park. It sounds like the car isn't able to be put completely in park to release the key. Try putting the car in N and removing the key. Even thought the car may not completely be in park to release the key, The gear most likely is in park but not enough to make the switch/sensor to release.
11/6/2021 1:10:56 AM • 2006 Chevrolet... • Answered on Nov 06, 2021

2006. Why does it seem stuck in second gear?

you may have a limp mode issue, solenoid issue or a transmission wiring issue. that would be a start
9/23/2021 4:55:26 PM • 2006 Chevrolet... • Answered on Sep 23, 2021

Why doesn't A/C compressor work?

If there is an issue with the pressure in the system, the ECU will not allow the compressor to run. Check the coolant high and low pressure point pressures are within specification.
7/27/2021 10:30:15 PM • 2006 Chevrolet... • Answered on Jul 27, 2021

I have a 2006 Chevy cobalt 2.2 ecotech engine. The pcv hose is attached to the outlet duct. Is this attached to the outlet duct? Do I have to replace the outlet duct to replace the valve?

Standard Motor Products part # V415 is the valve I see listed if you're careful you can reuse the hose. I hope this helps. Take care.
3/5/2019 7:53:37 PM • 2006 Chevrolet... • Answered on Mar 05, 2019

How do you replace BCM on a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt?

first thing first are you sure that your BCM box is bad what symptoms are you experiencing I had a similar problem just the other day I thought my BCM box was going bad my brake lights would come on and stay on and my cruise control would also not work do to my brake lights staying on I went on line to check this problem out and found out that this was an easy fix that my box might not be bad at all, if your having similar problems try this first go to your local parts store and buy you a tube of dielectric silicone compound unhook your ground cable on your battery go to your BCM box and remove the two big grey plugs once you have removed them open the tube of grease and put a finger full on your finger and rub it inside where the plugs go and spread it evenally as possible once done rehook your grey plugs and then replace your cover and then you can rehook your ground cable this is what i done to my car and it fixed my problem. hope this helps... Here also is the bulletin i went to just type in technical bulletin #08-05-009c and it will explain more about it.
2/14/2019 9:17:42 PM • 2006 Chevrolet... • Answered on Feb 14, 2019

2006 chevy cobalt, not charging, replaced Battery and alternator, what next?

Check the fuses in the engine compartment
2/14/2019 7:12:08 PM • 2006 Chevrolet... • Answered on Feb 14, 2019

2006 chevy cobalt steering wheel turns freely but tires are not moving please help thank you

Steering shaft broke , take it to a qualified repair shop.
2/10/2019 3:35:30 PM • 2006 Chevrolet... • Answered on Feb 10, 2019

2006 chevy cobalt reduce engine power light came on has been dying at corners for a few months light came on went of but car stalled numerous times coming home but it has also been extremely cold

Sounds like your crankshaft sensor is bad. It will stop working if bad and will leave you stranded. GOod luck.
1/22/2019 6:45:44 PM • 2006 Chevrolet... • Answered on Jan 22, 2019

Tools needed for front brake repair on 2006 cobalt

Check this procedure about how to Replace Brake Pads....

1. Brake Pad Set

1. C-Clamp
2. Flat Head Screwdriver
3. Jack Stand Set
4. 3/8 in. Drive Ratchet
5. Combination Wrench Set
6. Tire Iron
7. Socket Set
8. 1/4 in. Drive Torque Wrench
9. Dial Indicator

1. Brake Cleaner
2. Brake Lubricant

Step 1 Secure your vehicle on a level surface, making sure your car will not roll or lean too much when jacked up.
o Tip: Safety Tip:Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or safety shoes.

Step 2 Remove the cap from the brake master cylinder. Using a turkey baster, remove a quarter of the brake fluid from the master cylinder. Lift up the front of your vehicle using a floor jack.
o Tip: Using an aftermarket floor jack, instead of the original equipment (OE) jack, can make the job easier and safer. Verify the condition of the floor jack before use.

Step 3 Secure the vehicle with jack stands on both sides for safety before starting any work. The pinch welds and the frame are the two best locations. Do not rely on the jack to hold the vehicle up while working.
o Tip: Try to find a flat, level, and strong surface to put the jack stands.

Step 4 Remove the front wheels by removing the lugs nuts that are holding them on. To do this you will need to find the correct size socket and large ratchet or tire iron and turn them counter clockwise. If your vehicle is equipped with hub caps (plastic covers over the wheels), these will need to be removed to access the lug nuts.
o Tip: It is a good idea to try and break the lug nuts free before you jack the wheels off the ground. This way they you will not spin the front wheels or put stress on the transaxle.
o Tip: Lug nuts fasten the wheel to the hub and may be on very tight. To gain more leverage, use a breaker bar to loosen the nuts.

Step 5 Inspect the brake rotors for scoring, grooves, cracks and discoloration.

Step 6 Remove the brake caliper mounting bolts.

Step 7 Slide the brake caliper off of the brake rotor.
o Tip: If the brake rotors are worn and there is a big lip preventing the brake caliper from sliding off easily, gently pry one pad back into the brake caliper to clear the lip and make removal easier.

Step 8 Support the brake caliper up and away from the working area. Make sure you do not kink or pinch any brake lines. Do not disconnect the brake line.
o Tip: Use a bungee cord to secure the brake caliper out of the way and hang it on the suspension spring.

Step 9 Remove the brake pads from brake caliper.

Step 10 Compress caliper piston using a C-clamp.

Step 11 Install the new brake pads in the brake caliper.

Step 12 Reinstall the brake caliper.

Step 13 Torque the brake caliper mounting bolts to manufacturer’s specifications. Repeat for other side.

Step 14 Install wheels and torque to manufacturer’s specifications.

Step 15 Refill the brake fluid in the brake master cylinder and reinstall the cap.

Step 16 Road test vehicle, break in new pads.
o Tip: To break in pads and rotors refer to manufacturers recommendations. Some companies have different procedures for pad and rotor break in.

Hope this help (remember rated this help), good luck.
1/8/2019 1:10:56 AM • 2006 Chevrolet... • Answered on Jan 08, 2019

My heat only comes out the floor vent on a 2006 colbalt

Might be in that mode or the vent cable might be broken in dash that controls direction of air flow.
10/31/2018 9:30:56 PM • 2006 Chevrolet... • Answered on Oct 31, 2018

I need the vacuum hose diagram for 2006 chevy cobalt, 2.2L 5 speed manual transmission

Wiring, schematic, electrical diagrams, fuse diag, error codes, torque settings etc are basic contents of these online books they have here on this website www.reliable-store.com I have attached. Must check it out
3/14/2018 6:19:22 PM • 2006 Chevrolet... • Answered on Mar 14, 2018
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