2009 cobalt engine shut down

Asked by Jul 27, 2014 at 11:33 AM about the 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

engine not running properly (shakes and looses power) and will stall when idling

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Have you had the recalls done on this car? If not that might be part of your problem.

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*rolls eyes...* Or... it could be a plugged fuel filter or a fuel pump about to fail. Could also have a number of electronic causes. Before throwing parts at the problem and hoping it will go away I would suggest having a properly equipped mechanic scan the engine and see what it is saying.

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107,495

Lol. I agree.

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Could be a bad timing chain tensioner... easy to check.

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