2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx
Verified by mechanics, reported by drivers like you
Ask a mechanic in our community
Never overpay. Check prices with our estimator
2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx ProblemsProblems 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.
A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
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.
2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx QuestionsHow do you change fuel door on a 2007 malibu maxx ls (1 answer)
It jus fell out, what hold it in ?
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.
eng power is reduced why is this
2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx RecallsPower 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.
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.
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.