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Chevrolet Malibu Heater Core Under Right Side of Dashboard May Leak Engine Coolant

Chevrolet Malibu Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2011

Average Mileage: 118,000 mi (50,000 mi - 220,000 mi)


The heater core under the right side of the dashboard may leak engine coolant which can puddle on the passenger front floor. The loss of coolant may cause an engine overheating condition. Our technicians tell us that removal of the dash board is necessary to replace the heater on these vehicles.

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