Your Chevrolet Cobalt engine control system detects a problem, the computer stores the diagnostic trouble
code C2542 in its memory.
To figure out what is wrong with your vehicle you must first extract the C2542 DTC For Chevrolet Cobalt.
C2542 Chevrolet Cobalt engine problem can be occur defective fan clutches are a common and often overlooked cause of engine overheating. The shear characteristics of the clutch fluid gradually deteriorates over time, with an average loss in drive efficiency of about 200 rpm per year. Eventually slippage reaches the point where effective cooling is no longer possible and overheating results. (On average, the life of a fan clutch is about the same as a water pump. If one needs to be replaced, the other usually does too.)
C2542 Chevrolet Cobalt DTC Meaning
Chassis Code - Problem is controller area network wiring bus and modules.
MFG - Manufacturer Specific
Auxiliary Emission Controls
Control Module Throttle Actuator Position Performance
Kick-Down Switch Failed Short
There are currently two main types of cylinder deactivation used today, depending on the type of engine. C2542 Chevrolet Cobalt code for the pushrod design which uses solenoids to alter the oil pressure delivered to the lifters. In their collapsed state, the lifters are unable to elevate their companion pushrods under the valve rocker arms, resulting in valves that cannot be actuated and remain closed.