They said the clutch shouldn't be burnt out since it is an 06 and has only 48k miles on it and they called gm to try to get them to pay for it because they say the extended warranty I bought doesn't cover a clutch. Driving the car up on ramps alters the level a bit as does the trans fluid at 200 degrees instead of the recommended 100 degrees. It has an 11mm head and can be seen if you lay in front of the passengers front tire, look about 3 inches above the transmission pan. So while driving to work and stopped in traffic the car just suddenly wouldn't go in any drive gears but would go in reverse. Be careful on this one. For a Cavalier, you have to turn her on for a few minutes to warm up the fluid. Why would Chevrolet sell a vehicle that they cannot support with parts.
There is no dipstick on the Malibu transmission. Minor leakage from right front axle seal. Do not overfill as this can damage seals. Then use the dip-stick on the transmission fluid input. Thanks for using the fixya forums! The first attempt usually winds up with a burn on your hand wear gloves , and losing the cap behind the transaxle. OnStar, satellite radio, and a sunroof are available as options. Archived from on April 26, 2009.
After removing the motor oil and filter, spray some engine degreaser on the side of the motor and transmission to remove dirt and to make finding future leaks and pinpoint their location. In all cases, the G5 replaced the Cavalier-related. Aside from the inadequate cupholders and small trunk opening, drivers seem to like the fun ride packed into a budget compact car. After reading similar complaints on this site - I see general motors is content to create chronic and expensive headaches for chevy owners. This forum has hundreds of owners who are experiencing problems with their transmissions.
It is very delicate and cheap fluid will make the transmission slip. Stock : B187714673N Description: Automatic Transmission 2. Archived from on December 5, 2008. Don't have one then get one. And the noise sounds like the car is just about to fall apart.
Other changes included the adding and removal of several exterior and interior colors. Try this: I have a 2000 Malibu with the 3. It was sold as the Pontiac G4 in for 2005—2006 and as the Pontiac G5 in for its entire run where it was briefly known as the Pontiac Pursuit and later Pontiac G5 Pursuit. Dealer replaced the 3rd and 4th syncro gears. A rear spoiler is also available. In the United States, the Pontiac G5 went on sale in 2006 as a 2007 model, serving as the replacement for the Pontiac Sunfire. Stock : B172489217M Description: Automatic Transmission 2.
Stock : B186895043N Description: Automatic Transmission 2. This is an event that should never happen. A 4-speed auto tran is also available. Your transmission is now filled to level. Reconnect the battery negative pole first - black connector and try your radio again. Just remember to have the engine running and the tranny in park when you check it.
The classified the Cobalt as a car. Your o … wners manual will spell all this out for you. You add Transmission fluid until it starts dripping from the hole missing the bolt. But drivers say the ride is fun, with great handling and superior fuel economy. It is a common problem for this tranny with miles.
There is a red cap that is under the throttle body below the exhaust manifold. Stock : B191220114O Description: Automatic Transmission 2. All kinds of issues on this one. A gear actually came loose on a shaft and was being pushed up against the casing. It is a real bastard trying to get the cap back on when the manifold is screaming hot.
. Anything from simply popping out of gear to complete failures and lockouts. Car is dead in the water and inoperable. In addition, the 2007 model year marked the introduction of a new 32-bit computer that replaced the 16-bit unit from 2006. The car was abused while someone test drove it before I bought it.