2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx

2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.

Problems With Electric Power Steering System May Require Steering Column Replacement

Various issues with the electric power steering system may develop and could require replacement of steering column assembly.

Flush cooling system every 60,000 miles

GM recommends replacing the engine coolant at 100,000 miles; however, our technicians tell us that the coolant may become contaminated and require a complete cooling system flush every 60,000 to 70,000 miles.

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2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx Questions

How do you change fuel door on a 2007 malibu maxx ls (1 answer)

It jus fell out, what hold it in ?

"Door ajar" message while vehicle is secure. The alarm sounds w/vehicle locked. (1 answer)

Constant "door ajar" message. Horn blasts while vehicle is off and locked. Also had a problem with battery fully discharging while parked and locked at this same time last year.

i have a 2007 malibu max the check eng light comes on and service traction light (1 answer)

eng power is reduced why is this

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2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx Recalls

Power Steering Failure

These vehicles have power steering units which may fail while driving.  Loss of power steering is most noticeable while driving slowly or parking, resulting in a heavier feel at the steering wheel. Slow speed maneuvers can become difficult and potentially unsafe. Dealers will replace the affected components free of charge. This recall is an expansion of an earlier GM recall (14V-153) to cover additional vehicles.  

Various Electrical Concerns

Increased resistance in an electrical connection at the body control module (BCM) may result in voltage fluctuations in the brake pedal sensor circuit. These fluctuations can cause concerns with various systems that monitor the position of the brake pedal, any of which would increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will attach the wiring harness to the BCM with a spacer, apply dielectric lubricant to both the BCM and harness connector and the BAS and harness connector, and will reprogram the brake pedal sensor to correct these concerns.

Transmission Shifter Position Inaccurate

The shift cable may fracture, which can mislead the driver into thinking the transmission is in a certain gear, while actually being in another. This can cause a safety issue, as when "Park" is selected, the vehicle may not be securely in "Park". Dealers will replace the shift cable assembly and mounting bracket free of charge to resolve the concern.

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2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx Reviews

Visitor Miami,Florida. 2007 malibu maxx LT. I am not getting the 22 MPG it is supposed to give me..... I have been checking every time I put gasoline in, and I am only getting 14 MPG. The car is working fine,no lights on the dash.
I have to add front baerings replaced at about 32,000.

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