Loss of One or More HVAC Blower Motor Speeds on Chevrolet Malibu

The HVAC blower motor may stop working at one or more speeds due to a faulty blower motor resistor block. Our technicians recommend to confirm the resistor is at fault by first checking the operation of the switch.

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Average mileage: 105,064 (10,000–275,000)
14 model years affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, more2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
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2012 Chevrolet Malibu 50,456 mi,
My second time in one year my hvac isnit working. No heat at the worst time. Why doss this keep happening it hasnt even been two years since ive owned the vechicle
2011 Chevrolet Malibu 46,000 mi,
The blower doesn't turn on at all.
2001 Chevrolet Malibu 211,956 mi,
The blower motor stopped working at the lowest speed, then over time the second then third now the fourth speed has stopped working. I'm only left with the highest speed on the control switch that works. the repair was replacement faulty blower motor resistor block.
2005 Chevrolet Malibu 116,251 mi,
the blower on my AC works intermittently it won't work at all and then when I'm driving it'll come on and then it shuts off again.
heat/air only worked on 4 and 5. now it isnt working at all
2009 Chevrolet Malibu 157,000 mi,
My heat/ac will work, then it will stop working for a few days or weeks, then suddenly you turn the switch and it will come back on for a few days or weeks, then the cycle repeats. When this happens nothing on the dash will light up or work. The rear defroster button will not function, the ac button will not function, the fan switch will not function. Nothing works related to this area.
2012 Chevrolet Malibu 60,014 mi,
rolled down my windows to smoke a cigarette, turned of the air conditioning after done turned back on and not a single speed for blowers were working
2002 Chevrolet Malibu 16,000 mi,
my ac switch # 2 is not working....1-3-4-5-working. im a grandma...what u recomend i should do? is a malibu 2002. thanks...rose
2001 Chevrolet Malibu 112,000 mi,
ac/heat only works on 4 and 5
2010 Chevrolet Malibu 85,000 mi,
Heat or air don't work
2011 Chevy Malibu-fan went out, same problem as everyone else.
2006 Chevrolet Malibu 154,000 mi,
heater blower will not turn on
2000 Chevrolet Malibu 140,000 mi,
Same issues with 4 and 5 only working when the switch decides to operate correctly. AC turns itself off and on. GM has replaced the switch 3 times 1 or 2 times was under warranty. Now the blower is going out.
2012 Chevrolet Malibu 60,000 mi,
Air no longer comes out of vents unless at high speed with window cracked. Makes noise when turned on. But nothing comes out unless I'm moving.
a/c turns off have to play w/ control
2003 Chevrolet Malibu 85,000 mi,
ac heat only works on 4 and 5
mine only works on 5 need to replace
2010 Chevrolet Malibu 90,880 mi,
Heater motor does not blow any air. Temperature adjustments all work ,just no air to push the heat or ac.
No 1-2-3 speeds just 4-5 working what can I do
2001 Chevrolet Malibu 140,000 mi,
Lost lower speed of the fan progressively until at 190k miles only have the highest speed.