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Seat Warmer started on fire on Chevrolet Malibu Maxx
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2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx81,200Visitor
Took car to get cleaned from inside and when I picked it up and drove away noticed the seat(s) were really hot and wouldn't turn off! Started to smell like smoke. Parked the car and waited for it to cool off. Afraid to turn it on again...
2007 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx97,500Visitor
Driving to work, smelled electrical burning smell. Moved sweater from passenger seat and a shot of smoke came up out of seat. Burned a quarter sized hole in the seat!
Driving to work with the warmer on low and all of a sudden we could smell something burning. The seat was on fire
2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx45,000Visitor
Passenger seat warmer turns on by itself regardless of temperature. Real pain in the @ss - I live in Florida! And yes, I have had all the other "Maxx" problems: clunky steering, bad brakes, burned out driving lights/turn signals, non functioning remote starter. I have 57K on the odometer now and I drive with the title to the car, so I can sell it on the spot when the inevitable terminal breakdown occurs. GM will never sell me another car.
2005 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx100,000Visitor
seat went on fire but there was paper and lots of junk under the seat. so... who knows?
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