2013 Chevrolet Malibu Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2013 Chevrolet Malibu
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2013 Chevrolet Malibu ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue
Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
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.
Vehicles with certain V6 engines may illuminate the Check Engine Light one or more of the following codes: P0011, P0014, P0021, P0024, P0341, P0346, P0336, or P0391. Our technicians tell us that some vehicles may require a powertrain control module (PCM) software update to correct this issue. Other vehicles may have excess camshaft end play on one or both cylinder heads which will need to be corrected using special procedures outlined by GM.
2013 Chevrolet Malibu QuestionsWhy did my power brake and transmission stop responding to my ECM? (1 answer)
After I went over 2 speed bumps my car shut off and my local mechanic told me the info above. How much could this cost if the warranty is up?
My car is in the shop due to the check engine light being on. The guy I have been dealing with told me the camshaft position actuator valve, now he is only saying camshaft valve. Is this the same thing? And does the ECM have to be reprogrammed for it to work after that is replaced? A couple of th...
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2013 Chevrolet Malibu RecallsIgnition Key May Be Removed Without Transmission Lever Shifted To Park
The ignition key may be able to be removed from the ignition switch without having the transmission shift lever securely in the park position. This could allow the vehicle to roll unexpectedly. Dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the key cylinder lock housing free of charge to resolve the concern.
When selecting the gear with the transmission shifter, the console shift indicator may not illuminate to show the gear that was selected. This could cause the selection of an inappropriate gear. The dealer will replace the transmission gear selection control module to resolve this issue.
A switch that automatically controls the operation of the roof panel is not correctly recessed and may be activated accidentally. Any objects or passengers in the open roof area under closure could be crushed or injured as a result. Dealers will replace the surrounding switch trim to recess the switch and correct the problem.