Chevrolet Malibu Repair and Maintenance
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Chevrolet Malibu ProblemsFailure of Instrument Panel Lighting Due to Faulty Panel Dimmer Module
The instrument panel and switch backlighting may fail due to a faulty dimmer control module. A failed module will require replacement.
Illumination of the Check Engine Light can be caused by a loose or worn gas cap.
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.
Chevrolet Malibu QuestionsSent 2 prev. questions re "oil" in overflow tank. Rec. 2 replies. (1 answer)
Driving as little as possible. Would there be any advantage to
flushing cooling system until we
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make a decision as to repair or
dimmer switch works, headlights and park lights work, instrument panels work, windshield wipers work, the signals stopped all of sudden
the headlights work, tail lights work , dimmer switch works and instrument panel lights and windshield wipers work, signal lights quit all of a sudden
Chevrolet Malibu RecallsIgnition Key May Be Removed Without Transmission Lever Shifted To Park
The ignition key may be able to be removed from the ignition switch without having the transmission shift lever securely in the park position. This could allow the vehicle to roll unexpectedly. Dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the key cylinder lock housing free of charge to resolve the concern.
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.
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.