The intake manifold gasket may develop and external engine oil or coolant leak. In some cases, an internal coolant leak may occur causing coolant to mix with the engine oil. Our technicians tell us that operating the engine with a coolant/oil mix can result in internal engine damage. Replacing the intake manifold gasket should correct these leaks.
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2000 Chevrolet Malibu
2000 Chevrolet Malibu Problems
Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
The passlock sensor in the ignition lock cylinder may fail causing an anti-theft system fault and a no start condition. Our technicians tell us that the ignition lock cylinder should be replace to correct this condition.
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.
The automatic transmission shifter may fail causing the ignition key to become stuck in the ignition lock cylinder.
2000 Chevrolet Malibu Recalls (Recent)
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GM has recalled 2000-2001 Chevrolet Malibu, Oldsmobile Alero, and Pontiac Grand Am vehicles because the turn signals and hazard lights may fail. This may increase the risk of a collision. Dealers will replace the hazard warning switch.
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Chevrolet has recalled 2000 Malibu vehicles because the fuel fill fitting at the fuel tank may leak. In the presence of an ignition source, a fuel leak may result in a fire. Dealers will inspect the fuel tank and replace it if necessary.
2000 Chevrolet Malibu Questions and Answers
I'm having the leaking manifold gasket problem now and poor gas mileage! just got down replacing the fuel pump! what next? How do I solve these problems?
I have the V-6 engine and the gas mileage I think is not good ! Why is this and what could I do to fix it?The manifold gasket is leaking now ,what that cause poor mileage?
I have a 2000 Malibu, ~165,000km, and have been just told it will cost $900 (Canadian dollars) for parts and labour to repair (another mechanic told me $3000; $1200 of it labour). I was just wonde...
2000 chevy mailbu-This noise is a clicking noise heard while driving, somewhat slows when car is idleing. I opened the hood and it seems to come from whatever the belt is turning. I am taking it to...
2000 Chevrolet Malibu Reviews
Had to have engine replaced at 57,000 due to dex-cool coolant problem. Other than that very few problems but I only have 85,000 on it.
I recently purchased from a senior citizen. The vehicle has 36,000 miles on it. But, the engine light is on. So far I replaced the gas cap, the solenoid and the charcoal cannister. I still cannot get the cel to go out. Any suggestions?
I recently was in a car accident in this vehicle where the left mirror was taken off the and the driver's door panel doesnt open all the way so im thinking the front panel is dented and preventing the door from ompletely opening.. does anyone know what this might cost to get repaired?
I have a Malibu 2000 and it is getting to be a problem. I paid 3000 dollars for it about 2 years ago. It had been wrecked and after having it painted and repaired I was out of nearly 5000 dollars and I am still having problems. Do you know anyone who wants to buy a used chevy that run well but is always giving me emission problem??? Plus, I spent nearly 3 hundred last month and now I need to spend more on the air pump! Somebody help me Please!!!
I purchased my 2000 Chevy Malibu with 75000 miles on it, didn't have to make any major repairs until last year. Overall this is a reliable car and inexpensive to fix. I love my car and am seriously thinking about upgrading to a newer model.