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 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.
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.
2013 Chevrolet Malibu QuestionsService guy says camshaft valve? (1 answer)
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 RecallsTransmission Gear Selection Indicator Does Not Illuminate
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.
Vehicles equipped whit 8 way power adjustable front seats are being recalled because the wiring under the seat can become damaged from rubbing on the seat frame. Damaged wires could result in the seat not working correctly, smoke, or possibly a fire. Dealers will inspect, repair, and secure the affected wire harness to correct this concern.