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: 102,821 (1,009–275,000)
12 model years affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, more2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2010, 2011, 2012
100 people reported this problem
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heat/air only worked on 4 and 5. now it isnt working at all
2001 Chevrolet Malibu211,956
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.
2001 Chevrolet Malibu112,000
ac/heat only works on 4 and 5
a/c turns off have to play w/ control
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
2000 Chevrolet Malibu140,000
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.
ac heat only works on 4 and 5
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
mine only works on 5 need to replace
2011 Chevy Malibu-fan went out, same problem as everyone else.
In the second gear lose Power also looks like the car is in neutral
My 2010 Malibu's AC quits working the same time my temperature gauge is buried at lowest level. Sometimes the AC will come back on soon afterwards, or it will take days. I have noticed that if I shut the AC off before I shut the car off, then I normally do not have this problem. The issue is to remember that. When I do forget, I also found that if I turn the defrost setting on and the AC off, I have a quicker recover time for AC to start functioning again. I know this happened when my temperature gauge moves from lowest setting to the actual engine temperature. What on earth is going on? Me thinks I'll give up on GM soon?
2005 Chevrolet Malibu116,251
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.
2002 Chevrolet Malibu139,643
When I turned on but the fan doesn't blow from 1 to 5 and it doesn't email when you have it on the thing
blower does not work on 1 or 2
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
First level of air conditioning not working
Can feel cool sir but fan won't click on to blow
2010 Chevrolet Malibu122,500
The air condition stops working and the temperature gauge stops at the same time. the sets on C then their is no cool air blowing. Norma
All of a sudden my ac goes off intermittently. More off than on while setting on max recirculation. When on fresh air it comes on more than when on max but not long enough to cool the car off. What can I do?
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