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.
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Most reported 2012 Chevrolet Malibu problems
The instrument panel and switch backlighting may fail due to a faulty dimmer control module. A failed module will require replacement.
3 no starts in 2 weeks. First 2 times said security and made me buy new key. 3rd ubec
, relay and wire harness melted. 3 months later no start not getting fuel. If they would recall ignition switch and security system everyone complain nhtsa site