2011 Chevrolet Malibu Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2011 Chevrolet Malibu

2011 Chevrolet Malibu Problems

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.

Acid may leak from the battery at the cable connections, resulting in corrosion on the battery cable ends and in the battery tray. A Leaking battery should be replaced and the cables thoroughly cleaned or replaced if necessary.

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.

See more problems 5

2011 Chevrolet Malibu Questions

Today as I started my 2011 Malibu, I noticed a slight hesitation, but after letting it warm up it seemed to be running fine. Then this evening I got in, tried starting the car and the security light came on. All of the lights on the dash lit up like a Christmas Tree, then the gauges starting movi...

put in at last oil change (64000 miles) put Kendall 5W30. first time using Syn oil

the problem occur 2 weeks ago but it stop leaking then yesterday it started harder water going hot so fast

See more questions 9

2011 Chevrolet Malibu Recalls

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.

See more recalls 1

2011 Chevrolet Malibu Reviews

I have a chevrolet moalibu 2011, it start and drive but when I start it the car shaking you can feel the vibration,

We have a 2011 Malibu LTZ. The problem we are experiencing is the interior lights fluctuate all the time. One time you can see the dash lights really well: speed, RPM, radio, etc. But then all of a sudden, they will lighten so that you can hardly see them. We haven't touched the switch that regulates it at all. Any suggestions, the dealership says that's normal. Really?

2011 Malibu 4 cyl 2.4L eng. Won't accelerate at times with ac on, misses, like no gas or in neutral.Car may slow down till kicks in, have to use more pressure on gas pedal to get to point where operates normally.Intermitten problem,seems to have to warm up or be on highway to happen.

See more reviews 5