Intl. BMW helped make these videos
We are still working to obtain content for your car, however the video above is believed to have similar characteristics as your car.
A check engine light can indicate a broad spectrum of problems with your 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt. In some cases you need to pull over immediately to prevent damage while in others you merely need to tighten you gas cap next time you stop in order to reset the service engine soon light. The video above shows how to locate the on board diagnostics (OBD) plug on your 2010 Cobalt, how to read the trouble codes and how to reset or clear the check engine light using a scanner on your Cobalt.
Intermittent Check Engine Light: If the check engine light on your 2010 Cobalt is intermittent, try to take note of the conditions when this happens. For example, does it happen when you accelerating, driving on the highway or does it appear at low speeds? This will help your mechanic evaluate the issue. Steady Check Engine Light: If your check engine light is on every time you operate your Cobalt, you need to have it checked as soon as possible, especially if you notice performance problems or unusual noises. Flashing Check Engine Light: If your check engine light is flashing, stop driving your Cobalt and have it towed to your nearest mechanic - you probably have a very serious problem with your car and you risk ruining your engine by driving it. If you are unsure about what your diagnostic trouble codes mean; have your Cobalt diagnosed by a professional automotive technician.
Replacing a dirty air filter can improve gas mileage by up to 4%. Isn't efficiency great?2010 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L 4 Cyl. Sedan (4 Door)
Coolant hoses wear out over time and need to be replaced - check 'em early and often2010 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L 4 Cyl. Sedan (4 Door)
Cars burn, leak and otherwise dispense of their oil. Check your level frequently and top up when necessary2010 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L 4 Cyl. Sedan (4 Door)
Many cars will burn or leak a little bit of oil. Over time, this adds up and you might need to add some - learn how to here!2010 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L 4 Cyl. Sedan (4 Door)
If you are leaking oil and parking on your oil spots each night, the oil is breaking down your tires' rubber2010 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L 4 Cyl. Sedan (4 Door)
Odd electrical problems that come out of nowhere can often signify a blown engine fuse - check and change yours here!2010 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 2.2L 4 Cyl. Sedan (4 Door)