Chevrolet Malibu Repair and Maintenance

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

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Chevrolet Malibu
$
450
to $
984
Chevrolet Malibu
$
297
to $
690
Chevrolet Malibu
$
186
to $
1,098
Chevrolet Malibu
$
507
to $
2,690
Chevrolet Malibu
$
966
to $
2,194

Chevrolet Malibu Problems

Ignition Module or Coil May Fail Causing Engine Misfire

The ignition module or an ignition coil may fail causing the engine to misfire which can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate or begin flashing.

No Start Due to Failed Passlock Sensor

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.

The Check Engine Light With Code: P0011, P0014, P0021, P0024, P0341, P0346, P0336, and/or P0391

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.

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Chevrolet Malibu Questions

Car produces a deep rumple at 60 to 65 mph - approximately 2000 rpm. Cause? (3 answers)

Car has only 1300 miles. Is the LS model with the 1.5 L turbo engine.

Changed fuse panel on pass side. Now I have nothing (1 answer)

Basically, car has been in and our of the shop for 6 long months. From YOUNG CHEVROLET, it went to a buddy of mines shop. He had it two months for nothing. Then to JON WATSON CHEVROLET. Anyway, this car is showing some slavish l electrical issues. How do I reset the system,

Studs on front pas tire keeps breaking replace 6x what wld caz this & how 2 fix (2 answers)

Only dr a couple wks & breaks again its the studs got done @ different places but still happen

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Chevrolet Malibu Recalls

Electronic Stability And Anti-lock Brake Control Malfunctions

The vehicle electronic stability control and anti-lock brake controls may fail to operate properly while driving, which may result in a loss of vehicle control. Dealers will install a replacement electronic brake control module free of charge to resolve the concern.

Front And Rear Side Impact Air Bags Fracture Upon Deployment

The studs that mount the front and rear side impact air bags have welds that may fracture upon air bag deployment. Dealers will replace the side air bag modules free of charge to resolve the concern.

Driver's Frontal Air Bag Does Not Inflate Properly

The driver's frontal air bag may not inflate properly during the second stage deployment, resulting in increased risk of occupant injury. Dealers will replace the driver side frontal air bag module free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Chevrolet Malibu Reviews

I bought my 2011 Malibu lt1 with under 70k miles squeeky clean car fax well maintained always on time maintiance a couple days ago I LOVEEEEE IT. I traded my 2007 chevy impala ls for it. The small issue I have is I dont like the looseness in the steering the smallest steering wheel turn wow the car goes there. Steering is extreamly sensitive. And I so wish it was a v6 or v8 and not a 4 cyl. Car...
A comfortable car delivering good fuel economy, low tailpipe emissions, excellent cargo space and reasonable reliability. Despite restyled Malibu models, GM continued to produce this car as a classic model due its desirable size and economy. GM had achieved consistency in manufacturing quality with this model. Virtually all 1999 3.1 liter J-code Malibu's exhibited the same component failures...
My husband and I have been ALL OVER the US in our Malibu and I'm constantly amazed at how well it's held up to so much use (and abuse). It now has almost - 3 1 5,0 0 0 - miles on it and we're finally having to deal with the electrical issue that seems to have so many owners frustrated with replacing one part after another. The issue that's forced us to have to finally do something about it is ...

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