2010 chevy cobalt stalls when put in park or in reverse


Asked by Jul 30, 2013 at 09:38 PM about the 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

car will shut off when put in park or in revers

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What does the code reader say it is ? Sounds like the ISC (Idle Speed Controller) or IAC (Idle Air Controller) has issues.

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ty so much, i will check that immediately, hopefully its like the old cars & just a slight turn of the screw. I dont even know where it is on this damn car. Had it for 3 months, paid for warranty & extra warranty & they are saying not enough has been paid in to have the warranty active. Ive never heard of such BS. These cars are a nightmare. ty for your help fordtudor, talk soon


Sounds like BS to me as well. The ISC or IAC is attached to either the throttle body itself or the EGR coolant plate (Ford design). find the air filter and follow it up to the intake manifold. In that area you will find the ISC or IAC and you will know it by the wires attached to it. Look up a replacement item online like thru NAPA and you will get an idea of what your looking for.

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that is sooo awesome, you rock sweety, will do. :-P


Your welcome. Happy safe motoring !

Michael McGrail

You need to contact GM customer Care. Your warranty is fully active at the time you drive it off the lot.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

At 43 years old, driving since 16, been thru alot of insurance & warranty issues. Ive NEVER heard anything like this. They are literally lol at me it seems. Im guna have to hire a bf to come with me. I know your correct tho & I ty Michael

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