Various issues with the electric power steering system may develop and could require replacement of steering column assembly.
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Most reported 2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx problems
A Loose or worn gas cap may cause Check Engine Light to illuminate.
Various electrical issues may be caused by poor terminal contact at the body control module (BCM) electrical connectors. Proper diagnoses will be required to confirm faults are related to poor BCM connections.
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.
Driving to work with the warmer on low and all of a sudden we could smell something burning. The seat was on fire