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1997 Chevrolet Malibu Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Chevrolet Malibu

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1997 Chevrolet Malibu is between $410 and $501 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
27
1997 Chevrolet Malibu
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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27
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39
- average of all models
What does this score mean?
$456
Annual Repair Cost
on average
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The ignition switch may fail causing a no start condition. This is not generally a theft system (passlock) issue because the security light does not illuminate or flash.
The automatic transmission shifter may fail causing the ignition key to become stuck in the ignition lock cylinder.
Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
My turn signals intermittenly do not work. When I push emergency flasher on and off the turn sign...
dimmer switch works, headlights and park lights work, instrument panels work, windshield wipers w...
the headlights work, tail lights work , dimmer switch works and instrument panel lights and winds...
This defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system. Until this recall is performed, ...
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES HAVE LOWER PINION BEARINGS IN THE POWER RACK AND PINION ASSEMBLY IN WH...
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE "SALT BELT" STATE...
Overall (3 Reviews)
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Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
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October 04, 2010
1997 Chevrolet Malibu
I hate this car.
April 26, 2010
1997 Chevrolet Malibu
this car suck big time
August 09, 2009
1997 Chevrolet Malibu
I have had this car for 6 years, bought it new with 88,000 miles on it. I can't say that all I ever changed was the oil, but for the most part, I guess the car has been reliable. Last year's dust...