Cobalt (2007) problems

Asked by Mar 14, 2017 at 05:16 PM about the 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

On day while driving my 2007 4 door chevy
cobalt the dashboard read 69 degrees. I
got nervous and took to firestone, they told
me my water pump has a slit in it & I need
a new one. (When I drove it home from
firestone my car read 40 degrees and
exceetno higher than 50 degrees) I took it
somewhere else and they didn't think it
was my water pump but was not sure.
What is wrong with my car? :((

8 Answers

71,315

Is this actual Fahrenheit reading? If so the car's engine is not warming up. It should run at 195° F. That would be a bad thermostat causing this.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
Best Answer

Yes!! My cars dashboard would read 69 degrees F. Someone else said my car should be running at the temperature also. So no water pump?

64,985

Are you sure you are looking at the coolant temp? Is it the outside air temp that you see?

71,315

No water pump if the engine is running cool. Like FOR asked or pointed out, make sure you are looking at the engine temperature gauge. If so then the thermostat would need to be changed out so the engine can run at 195°F

71,315

Tell me tho, do you get hot heat out of the heater? And another thing, is that 69° in Celsius is 154° in Fahrenheit, which still would mean you need the thermostat changed. Check to see if the gauge is reading Fahrenheit, or Celsius.

I believe it was the car temperature only because the further and faster I drove the higher the temp would go but if I stopped the temperature would either go down or stay stagnant. It's in Celsius! Is changing the thermostat a expensive process

71,315

No it is not that expensive. But have a mechanic do it for you, so it is done right.

Thanks!! You've been a great help!

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Cobalt (2007) problems 8 answers

    On day while driving my 2007 4 door chevy cobalt the dashboard read 69 degrees. I got nervous and took to firestone, they told me my water pump has a slit in it & I need a new one. (When I drove i...

    2007 Chevrolet Cobalt

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Any Cobalt problems? 1 answer

    I have a 2007 Cobalt SS supercharged and I have been having problem after problem with it. I bought it in Aug and I have had it in the shop 6 times and it was also towed to the dealer cause it died on...

    2007 Chevrolet Cobalt 2 Dr SS Supercharged Coupe

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2008 Chevy Cobalt Problems 1 answer

    My 2008 Chevy Cobalt has been acting up! When ever I turn the key off, Its revs up for a few seconds continuously and emits a smoke that smells like oil sort of. Just wondering if anyone has hear...

    2008 Chevrolet Cobalt LS

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2007 chevy cobalt with 2008 motor 3 answers

    I have a 2007 chevy cobalt and motor is bad. Will a 2008 cobalt motor work? What all will I need to change out for it to work?

    2007 Chevrolet Cobalt LS

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2007 Chevy Cobalt LS Coupe 5 answers

    Does anyone know why my 2007 chevy cobalt ls coupe keeps blowing the ecm/tcm fuses after installing a new engine and fuel pump.. My car will not start it blows fuses as soon as I hook up the batt...

    2007 Chevrolet Cobalt 2 Dr LS Coupe

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Cobalt

Looking for a Used Cobalt in your area?

CarGurus has 285 nationwide Cobalt listings starting at $1,308.

Postal Code:

Search Chevrolet Cobalt Questions

Chevrolet Cobalt Experts

#1 lightGear
lightGear
Reputation 1,150
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 940
#3 munron
munron
Reputation 930
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Civic
384 Great Deals out of 4,691 listings starting at $999
Used Chevrolet Malibu
101 Great Deals out of 2,535 listings starting at $2,995
Used Ford Focus
93 Great Deals out of 2,428 listings starting at $1,450
Used Honda Accord
117 Great Deals out of 1,243 listings starting at $1,495
Used Chevrolet Impala
59 Great Deals out of 982 listings starting at $799
Used Toyota Corolla
177 Great Deals out of 3,948 listings starting at $2,795
Used Ford Mustang
4 Great Deals out of 1,358 listings starting at $5,980
Used Nissan Altima
73 Great Deals out of 1,200 listings starting at $2,500
Used Dodge Charger
88 Great Deals out of 917 listings starting at $3,990
Used Toyota Camry
42 Great Deals out of 1,852 listings starting at $838
Used Honda Civic Coupe
63 Great Deals out of 1,063 listings starting at $1,695
Used Nissan Sentra
164 Great Deals out of 1,788 listings starting at $2,000

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Chevrolet Cobalt For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 97 listings starting at $1,700
2009 Chevrolet Cobalt For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 53 listings starting at $2,495
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 50 listings starting at $1,499
2007 Chevrolet Cobalt For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 42 listings starting at $1,308
2006 Chevrolet Cobalt For Sale
28 listings starting at $2,495

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.