Leak in Transmission Line

25

Asked by Feb 17, 2011 at 11:02 AM about the 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LS Coupe FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

While I was getting my oil changed the mechanic told me my transmission line had a leak nothing major but I should take to the dealer. Why would there be a leak problem with a 2006 cobalt w 50K highway miles?  You have no idea how many problems I've had due to poor construction or should I say planned obsolescence

4 Answers

3,415

Everything has a shelf life, which can be lessened by environmental catalysts. Attributing "premature failure" due to "poor construction" is an incorrect hypothesis.

25

Whatever! These cars are designed to fail.....this way the customer spends alot of money running back and forth to the dealer or a mechanic! If you're lucky you find an hones one who feels sorry for you and gives you a break! I've been pretty lucky! LOL!

2 people found this helpful.
45

Jonathan is right. Line fittings seeping at 50k miles is hardly a sign of poor construction. You expect everything to be built to a standard of indestructibility? That is naive and ignorant. Parts fail no matter how well a car is made. What you do or the environment around the car does effects everything.

My 2010 cobalt trans line leaked at38,000 miles do to cold weather dealer fixed it free, now 155,000 miles later axle driver side .$99.00 did it MY self 2 EZ

Your Answer

Cobalt

Looking for a Used Cobalt in your area?

CarGurus has 2,594 nationwide Cobalt listings starting at $2,008.

ZIP:

Chevrolet Cobalt Experts

  • #1
    munron
    Reputation
    1,280
  • #2
    lightGear
    Reputation
    1,220
  • #3
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    1,020
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Malibu
480 Great Deals out of 49,315 listings starting at $2,000
Used Honda Civic
333 Great Deals out of 52,980 listings starting at $1,200
Used Ford Focus
406 Great Deals out of 76,949 listings starting at $1,195
Used Chevrolet Impala
397 Great Deals out of 25,595 listings starting at $799
Used Ford Mustang
270 Great Deals out of 37,082 listings starting at $2,150
Used Honda Accord
424 Great Deals out of 101,059 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Corolla
571 Great Deals out of 66,738 listings starting at $1,449
Used Dodge Charger
242 Great Deals out of 32,689 listings starting at $1,800
Used Chevrolet Cavalier
589 listings starting at $2,900
Used Toyota Camry
761 Great Deals out of 70,900 listings starting at $1,200
Used Honda Civic Coupe
104 Great Deals out of 10,336 listings starting at $1,300

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.