2002 Chevrolet Malibu Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Chevrolet Malibu
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2002 Chevrolet Malibu ProblemsNo Start Due to Failed Passlock Sensor
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 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.
2002 Chevrolet Malibu QuestionsWhy don't my turn signal hazard or windshield wipers turn on at all (1 answer)
2 days ago my turn signals went out i will flip the lever for the turn signal but nothing happens same thing with the windshield wipers ill flip the lever up and down but the windshield wipers wont move at all and the hazard button to turn the hazard lights on wont turn on and i checked the fuses...
if the override doesn't work where's the brake light switch and the shifter interlock solenoid?
2002 Chevrolet Malibu RecallsIgnition 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.
Chevrolet is recalling certain 2002 Malibu vehicles because the left front headlamp may not perform to minimum required lighting standards. Lighting that is too weak will not provide enough visibility; lighting that is too bright causes glare for oncoming traffic. Dealers will inspect the left low beam headlamp and replace it if necessary.