2005 Chevrolet Malibu Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Chevrolet Malibu

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2005 Chevrolet Malibu Problems

"No Start" Due to Ignition Switch Failure

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.

Poor Terminal Contact at BCM Connectors May Cause Electrical Issues

Various electrical issues may be caused by poor terminal contact at the body control module (BCM) electrical connectors. Proper diagnoses will be required to confirm faults are related to poor BCM connections.

Problems 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.

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2005 Chevrolet Malibu Questions

where can i find a ;ist of all the recalls for my car (1 answer)

is there someplace i can get more info on the recalls for my car specifically. Is that verified by the vin number of the car?

Had the igination swich changed. Now the electric doors will not lock (1 answer)

I took the car to the repair shop and they replaced the windshield washer container also replaced the igniation switch. The doors will now not lock by using the automatic lock. I have to lock each one individually. Instead of being able to lock them from the drivers control

How do I fix a misfire on a 2005 Chevy Malibu (1 answer)

It starts and when I put it in drive to go it goes slow and doesn't take off then it does and then it slows back down and the engine light blinks every time it misfires and won't go fast. And if I sit there too long the car shuts itself off. And we just changed the sparks plugs and it did...

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2005 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.

Various Electrical Concerns

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.

Transmission Shifter Position Inaccurate

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.

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2005 Chevrolet Malibu Reviews

I just purchased my car used.A chevy malibu 2005 the dealership lowered the price because it needed a fuel pump,the gas meter went on the car. that was fixed and the engine light came back on now its says i need a cat. on top of that the left signal light went and burned a whole in the bulb and a burn stain on the car. now i believe the transmission might be damaged due to the color being brown...
I own a 2005 Malibu LT I really do love my baby cadillac, my auto is fully loaded I bought it brand new. The problem is I had the gear shift replaced about a year ago, I should have taken it back when the vehicle was under warranty but the time of day never came. Now it's 2012 and no warranty and the shifter has gone from bad to worse. Now I can't move the gear shifter at all, it's now stuck in...
Well I dont know where to begin but i do love my car, unfortunately there is a electrical problem. I change my signal and brake light almost every month on top of the windows, sometime it wants to work and the alarm keep going on when it wants to. Oh and let not forget about the AC/Heater blower that went out. I had to have the front Hub Barren replaced. Just tired of it and looking forward to ...

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