Chevrolet Malibu Repair and Maintenance

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

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Chevrolet Malibu
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290
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690
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199
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1,046
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450
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949
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166
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379
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361
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1,334

Chevrolet Malibu Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Gas Cap Issue

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

"No Start" Due to Ignition Switch Failure

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.

Poor Terminal Contact at BCM Connectors May Cause Electrical Issues

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.

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Chevrolet Malibu Questions

left front dash (1 answer)

My turn signals intermittenly do not work. When I push emergency flasher on and off the turn signals then work. No rhyme or reason for when they stop working.

Why won't it start. We've tested the battery, starter and all relays. (1 answer)

And it still won't start

Why won't my car start? (1 answer)

I took it to auto zone no codes are popping up. My check engine light have came on since it won't start.

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Chevrolet Malibu Recalls

Ignition 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.

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.

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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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