2014 Chevrolet Malibu Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2014 Chevrolet Malibu

2014 Chevrolet Malibu Problems

Ignition Key Stuck Due to Failed Shifter

The automatic transmission shifter may fail causing the ignition key to become stuck in the ignition lock cylinder.

The Fuel Gauge May Not Read Correctly and/or Check Engine Light With Code P0455/P0461

The fuel gauge may not read correctly and/or the Check Engine Light may illuminate with code P0455/P0461 stored for a fuel level sensor issue. These faults may be caused by a fuel vapor line inside the fuel take interfering with the fuel level sensor. If this is found to be the case, repositioned and securing the vapor line should correct this concern. If no fault is found with the fuel vapor line, the fuel level sensor itself may be at fault.

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.

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2014 Chevrolet Malibu Questions

2014 Chevy Malibu (3 answers)

I was rerouted during some flooding here in Texas as I was driving through the water on the road my car died. Everything worked but just won't start. After I pushed it off the road I tried to start it and I saw a little smoke coming from the inside of the car and it smelled like melted plasti...

I took my Malibu in because I was hearing a whining noise (1 answer)

They said broken main bearing bolt. Anyone have any experience with this? Worried about metal pieces in engine causing problems later. They are replacing the crank shaft balancer.

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2014 Chevrolet Malibu Recalls

Roof Panel Switch Malfunction

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.

Loss of Power Brake Assist

Power assist to the braking system may be lost due to a problem with the vacuum assist, disabling the hydraulic boost assist. If this were to occur increased brake pedal effort would be required to slow and stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will update the software in the electronic brake control module to correct this concern. Affected vehicles are equipped with a 2.5L engine with the auto stop/start option.

Reduced Braking Efficiency

Certain vehicles equipped with 17 inch front brake rotors are being recalled because during vehicle assembly, brake rotors intended for the rear may have been installed on the front. The rear rotors, while the same diameter, are thinner and may result in a front brake pad detaching from the caliper. Braking ability would be reduced suddenly if a brake pad were to detach. The resulting increased stopping distance would increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the front brake rotors, and install the correct rotors with new brake pads, as necessary to correct this concern.

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