2001 Chevrolet Malibu Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Chevrolet Malibu

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2001 Chevrolet Malibu Problems

The Fuel Gauge May Not Read Correctly and/or Check Engine Light With Code P0455/P0461

The fuel gauge may not read correctly and/or the Check Engine Light may illuminate with code P0455/P0461 stored for a fuel level sensor issue. These faults may be caused by a fuel vapor line inside the fuel take interfering with the fuel level sensor. If this is found to be the case, repositioned and securing the vapor line should correct this concern. If no fault is found with the fuel vapor line, the fuel level sensor itself may be at fault.

Intake Manifold Gasket May Leak Coolant or Engine Oil

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.

Key Stuck in Ignition Lock Cylinder

The automatic transmission shifter may fail causing the ignition key to become stuck in the ignition lock cylinder.

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2001 Chevrolet Malibu Questions

Mi malibu 2001 le sale el cheque ingenier y con el código del catalitico y me los quema todos los que colocan y la luz aparece de nuevo insuficiencia del catalitico ya no c khacer gracias por su respuesta (2 answers)

Después de sierto tiempo talves cada 6 meses buelve el mismo problema insuficiencia del catalitico ya llevo 4 cataliticos
Gracias por sus concejos

I just bought a new battery because my car needed a jump. Car won't turn over ? (1 answer)

Went to auto zone and had battery and alternater checked. Battery bad. Car would not start. I have had same battery since 2003. Just now went bad. Car will not turn over all the time. In last 30 mins. Got it to start 3 times.sounds like it's out of gas but I put gas in it today.

Car won't crank. New key ignition switch, core pack, fuel filter not clogged (1 answer)

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2001 Chevrolet Malibu Recalls

Ignition Lock Cylinder Concern

Excess weight on the key ring can cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position without warning, turning off the engine. This defect can also affect the safe operation of the airbag system. Until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key. The key fob (if applicable), should also be removed from the key ring. Dealers will provide two replacement key rings and key cover on all ignition keys to correct this concern.

GM Recalls 2000-2001 Vehicles Due to Turn Signal and Hazard Light Failure

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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2001 Chevrolet Malibu Reviews

A little over 2 years ago I bought a 2001 Chevy Malibu from a franchised Chevy dealer. It had 98,000 miles on it, and I thought I got a good deal, especially with it being a dealer. I was wrong. I now have 125,000 miles on it, and have had the following issues. Replaced radiator due to broken drain. Replaced intake manifold gaskets due to coolant leak. Was told it was because of DexCool. Replac...
I have experienced problems with this car since purchasing it used. It does not even have 80,000 miles on it yet. I am 62 years old, retired female and seldom drives it now, but when I do, there is something wrong with it. I have repaired the lights, where it rained around the parking lights. Ignition sticks and I have to jiggle it to make it turn. The horn, locks, lights all were blinking...
good car all around it can take a beating and yet runs good,picks up speed really good, all and love this car.

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