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2004 Chevrolet Malibu Recalls

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Most Recent 2004 Chevrolet Malibu Recall

On July 3, 2014, Chevrolet recalled 6,729,742 Chevrolet Malibu. This defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system. until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key. the key fob (if applicable), should also be removed from the key ring.general motors llc (gm) notified the agency on july 3, 2014, that they are recalling 6,729,742 model year 2000-2005 chevrolet impala and monte carlo, 1997-2005 chevrolet malibu, 1999-2004 oldsmobile alero, 1998-2002 oldsmobile intrigue, 1999-2005 pontiac grand am and 2004-2008 pontiac grand prix vehicles. in these models, the weight on the key ring and/or road conditions or some other jarring event may cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position, turning off the engine.
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2004 Chevrolet Malibu Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 3, 2014

The weight on the key ring, combined with a jarring event may cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position, turning off the engine.

As of this writing General Motors has not yet released a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your GM dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The General Motors recall number is 14350.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 14, 2014

An electrical connection problem at the body control module can result in various concerns related to application of the brake pedal.

1) Exterior brake lights not working as expected

2) Difficulty disengaging the cruise control

3) Moving the shifter out of park without pushing the brake pedal

4) Disabling of the traction control, electronic stability control, and braking assist systems

General Motors has not yet released a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification in a timely fashion and believe you should have, please contact your General Motors dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The General Motors recall number is 13036.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 30, 2014

The shift cable may fracture and not indicate the proper gear as selected by the driver. This could allow a vehicle to roll when it is expected to be in "Park".

General Motors will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timeline of this notification is unavailable as of the time of this writing). You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them. The General Motors recall number is 14152.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 31, 2014

Power steering assist could be lost unexpectedly. Should this occur, steering ability would be maintained but would require much more effort.

General Motors will notify the owners of the affected vehicles beginning April 28, 2014. If you don't receive notification and believe you should have, please contact your GM dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The General Motors recall number is 140115.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 16, 2004
Some of these passenger vehicles have an electronic control unit (ecu) that may calculate a higher than actual vehicle speed because of an erratic rear-wheel speed sensor signal, and cause abs activation where it is not needed or needed abs activation to be extended during braking as the vehicle speed drops to about 3 mph.