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Chevrolet Malibu Problems

Find the most common issues based on car owner complaints

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Most Common Chevrolet Malibu Problems

The passlock sensor in the ignition lock cylinder may fail causing an anti-theft system fault and a no start condition.
Various issues with the electric power steering system may develop and could require replacement of steering column assembly.
The fuel gauge may not read correctly and/or the Check Engine Light may illuminate with code P0455/P0461 stored for a fuel level sensor issue.
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Years to Avoid

Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Chevrolet Malibu years 2005, 2003, and 2004 are the most likely to experience problems.

2005 Chevrolet Malibu
2003 Chevrolet Malibu
2004 Chevrolet Malibu
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