2006 Cobalt stalled while driving. Won't start, and is clicking.

Asked by Jan 22, 2013 at 10:19 AM about the 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LT Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2006 Cobalt stalled while driving... then started up, drove for a few minutes, died again, and now it's clicking, and won't start. It has stalled a few times before, when stopping at a red light, then I was able to start it back and drive normally. I have noticed that sometimes when I stop, the lights would dim.

2 Answers

99,945

Clicking from a starter indicates low volts. It could be an old battery, worn belt, bad alternator or low RPM's at idle. For the stalling while driving, get the codes read to see if there are any pending codes stored.

I would get my alternator checked and my battery recharged. If you get the battery recharged the car should start if the battery is good and then while the car is on I would disconnect one of the battery cable and if the car dies it's going to be the alternator

Your Answer

Chevrolet Cobalt Experts

  • #1
    lightGear
    Reputation
    1,160
  • #2
    munron
    Reputation
    1,020
  • #3
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    960
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Civic
844 Great Deals out of 78,708 listings starting at $888
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,258 Great Deals out of 77,876 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Focus
775 Great Deals out of 54,379 listings starting at $1,495
Used Chevrolet Impala
598 Great Deals out of 34,726 listings starting at $1,250
Used Ford Mustang
770 Great Deals out of 42,663 listings starting at $1,300
Used Toyota Corolla
924 Great Deals out of 66,546 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord
1,046 Great Deals out of 63,026 listings starting at $999
Used Toyota Camry
1,098 Great Deals out of 72,559 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Fusion
1,094 Great Deals out of 76,943 listings starting at $895
Used Dodge Charger
447 Great Deals out of 27,920 listings starting at $1,650
Used Nissan Altima
1,120 Great Deals out of 74,981 listings starting at $999
Used Hyundai Elantra
523 Great Deals out of 42,314 listings starting at $795

Used Cars For Sale

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.