2012 Chevrolet Malibu Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2012 Chevrolet Malibu

2012 Chevrolet Malibu Problems

The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.

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.

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2012 Chevrolet Malibu Questions

I took to Chevy dealer they could not find anything wrong. After a week they I pick my car back up from dealer and made a stop , when I went to start the car back up , it would not start. After 39 minutes It finally did start , just as tow truck came to tow. No one can find out what is wrong . PL...

when the dial is turned into the on postion the heat/ac does not turn on

The vent on my chevrolet malibu got broken. I pulled the dash apart and tried and replaced the vents. and put it all back together.

Now the car won't start. There are no dash lights, the anti theft device isn't flashing. There is no response when I turn the key.

On the front blinke...

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2012 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.

After an event of hard braking, the airbag control module (sensing and diagnostic module, or SDM) may reset itself. If this occurs during an aggressive turning maneuver, and if a potential vehicle rollover is sensed, the roof rail airbag may inadvertently deploy. Additionally, the airbags and/or seatbelt pretensioners may not deploy during a severe crash, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will reprogram the SDM to correct this concern. The General Motors recall number is 12102.

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2012 Chevrolet Malibu Reviews

I own a 2012 Malibu LTZ I have only 14773 miles on it in the last 4 months I have been experiencing a roaring like that of hydraulics. I took it into dealer they said they have found nothing, on 3-9-2012 was driving down a one way street coming up to a red light as I stopped the vehicle, I preceded to take off the steering wheel locked up and I ran over a huge covert blue out my tire damged my ...

at 20,000 miles my transmission went on my car and now 10,000 miles later my heating/ac system went when I turn the dial nothing happens the blowers wont turn on. This is the first car i ever bought brand new and I have more problems and it has cost me more money than any of the used cars I have bought in the past.

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