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Chevrolet Malibu Front Struts May Wear at 75,000 Miles

Chevrolet Malibu Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2009

Average Mileage: 108,164 mi (59,325 mi - 167,000 mi)


The front struts may show signs of wear, or be excessively bouncy ride at freeway speeds. This may begin to occur at around 75,000 miles.

  • Visitor, , 84,000 mi

    I noticed a clicking noise in my front passenger side wheel. Took it to a shop and was told that my struts/strut mounts needed to be repaired. And i would also need a wheel alignment. Total price 575.00! I will take it tomorrow to be repaired, and see if that corrects the problem.

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  • Visitor, , 59,325 mi

    both front struts leaking fluid

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  • I have had my malibu for 4 years i have had tobreplace my struts 3 times.

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  • Visitor, , 167,000 mi

    Drivers side strut spring seperated off the strut base. Hasn't broken completely yet but unable to drive. New struts (ebay) $80 and a manly man who will work for beer. Free. Total cost $90 bucks.

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  • Visitor, , 80,000 mi

    My left front strut broke and I had to get both replaced. $800-something.

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