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2005 Chevy Malibu loses 905 of it's power without waring. A check engine light comes one. I turn off the car, wait a few minutes, and the problem goes way. Help!
How often do you need to buy new tires?
Where is the thermostat located for a 2001 Malibu. How much trouble to change it myself.
What would cause overheating in bumper to bumper traffic or frequent starts and idling due to heavy inner city traffic. The thermostat, surge tank, radiator, and water pump have all been changed.(it is a 2000 Chevrolet Malibu)
How do you decide when to trade in a car? I bought a used 2002 Chevy Malibu a year ago with 35K on it, thinking it was a pretty good deal at around $9000. I've since put well over $1500 in it, even with an extended warranty covering many items that have broken or needed replacing. I feel like it's a lemon; should I hang in with it since I've spent so much, ...
My 1999 Chevy Malibu has a problem with its wipers. The motor has been replaced and we are still having problems with the driver side blade going out of sync! Any suggestions on where to find info or get an answer to this annoying problem!!??
Do you know of any known quirks on the 1998 chevy malibu?
I am looking to buy my currently leased 2004 Malibu Maxx LT for $9827.
What I would like to know is if there are any other car issues that I need to be aware of and budget for if I purchase this vehicle with the intent to keep it for 4 more years.
The mileage is 58000. I have been the only driver. I have provided the vehicle with scheduled ...
My 85 year old Father In Law still drives. He owns a 99 chevy Malibu.
The factory alarm will sometimes go into a no start mode. Turn the key \"Nothing \" Happens, Wait 10 minutes it starts He\*s been back to the dealer , Who tells him this can\*t be fixed, it\*s a Flaw in the computor. Who can I talk to, I\*m concerned for his safty
My 2002 Chevy Malibu is suddenly having no blinkers, then they come back, then they don\*t work again. What could this be?
I backed my car into my roommate's 2002 Chevrolet Malibu. It was on a steep incline (in which I couldn't even see her car in my rearview mirror!), and the bottom of my rear bumper dented in the front of her hood. Her boyfriend "fixed" it by using needlenose pliers to bend it back into place, leaving indentations all over the front from the pliers, and the ...
Ellen, I have a second life by the grace of God. I was admitted to the hospital for liver problems due to alcohol problems for 6 months of my life. I coded twice, was given the last rights 3 times and can say I am successful at walking which they said I never would again and am two years alcohol free. Now I want to drive. But I need a car and possibly ...
My car was hit in an accident. The insurance company of the person who hit me is paying for everything. The estimate for the body damage to the passenger side doors and front bumpers seemed pretty high - close to $3,000! But as I said, the other insurance company is paying it without a fuss. Also, the repairs are scheduled to take nine days! Of course, the ...
I have a 1998 Chevy Malibu in good condition except for the engine needs rebuilt or replaced. How much should I ask for it since it needs an engine? Thank you.
I brought a 2006 Chevy Malibu last year, the windshield motor went out on it. Is this something that I should notify Chevy on, and this was not covered on my warranty.
I was poking around your site in preparation for an upcoming test drive event for bloggers that GM is sponsoring for the new Chevy Malibu. As part of the event I
I purchased my vehicle from Coggin pontiac on atlantic blvd. 2 years ago. About 6 months ago i received a phone call in regards to trading in my car under the "ask patty program."
I was wondering if that opportunity was still available.
car has no heat and it works hi speed only.
Where can I get Blink products other than online? I have been to Target and they do not have them.
I have a 2002 Chevrolet Malibu. When I started it this morning I noticed that all of the lights were out in "auto" mode. I switched the head lamps on manually and they came on. However, the emergency flasher, the headlights, tail lights, break lights...all lights won
How do I change the turn signal on my 2005 chevy malibu?
I have a 1998 Malibu with about 101,000 miles on it.
The car has had good care and I was wondering how many more miles will this car run before it needs to be replaced?
For the most part it runs fine now, but I realize this car will not run forever.
You are probably laughing about now thinking "Good God woman what do you want? Buy a new car now!!!" ...
I left the gas cap off my 2003 Malibu, now it will not start. Would that cause the problem?
When the ABS light comes on do I have to replace it? when I turn off the car and turn it back on it may stay off four days at a time.
My car was serviced recently and the coolant temperature sensor and the coolant level sensor were changed to new ones. When I drive the temp gauge still shows running hot and goes all the way red and sometimes beeps. As I drive it goes up and down especially at stop lights where I put it in neutral then it does not move.
How safe is the Malibu? I have two infants and need to upgrade and heard it was a great vehicle.
I just got a 2009 malibu 2lt. I love the car but here is the problem. I have had the car for 2 weeks now and the dealer is telling me there is a problem with the loan and I may have to give my car back, can they do that?
I have a 2006 Chevy Malibu. The fuel gauge keeps going up and down while driving. So I do not know how much gas in in the car. Is this something that I can replace myself?
4/20/09 I purchased a 2008 Chevy Malibu, 26,000 miles for my son, a 19yr old driver. The dealer convinced us the Major Guard Warranty was the best thing we could purchase, aside from the car itself. Now I am having mixed feelings. I have been reading some unfavorable reviews. Especially of concern is that a custom radio was installed by the prior owner ...
The a/c light keeps blinking on and off. The system is charged. When the a/c light is on the a/c blows cold. What could be the problem? Also the a/c does not blow on 1 and 2.
I have a 2007 Malibu (4cyl) and I need to know what is the rack and pinion system is and what kinda money it takes to repair or replace. I would also need a repair person in my area.
I am interested in finding out more information about the Chevy Malibu. I know last year*s model had the adjusting pedal and was a hybrid. I don*t think the 2010 has either of those features. I have the adjusting pedal on my Mercury Sable and it has been very helpful. I want to have a hybrid.
What American car do you recommend that might have those ...
My daughter just graduated from college and took a job about 60 miles from home. She plans to stay here in town and commute. She bought a nice used car with 30K on it. She expects to drive 25 - 30K per year. Should she consider selling the car after a year (with 60K) so it still has good value and buy another nice used car and repeat the process annually?
is $400 a reasonable price for new front brake pads and rotors?
Hi I have a 2004 chevrolet classic automatic. When I slow down at a stop light my car acts like it is going to shut off on me. I notice a humming sound right before it starts trying to shut off. And when I take off I here a clunk sound. It does not happen every time I am driving but it been happening more often lately. Could someone help me out?
When I was driving my car it is starting acting like it was going to shut off and it would not speed up when I stepped on the gas. I pulled into a parking spot and it just shut off and will not start now. Sounds like it is trying to start but will not. I have been told maybe it is my timing belt or fuel pump. I do not know maybe you gals may know.
My gas gage keeps moving up and down and not showing how much gas I have in the tank. I've had the whole gas tank replaced about 4 years ago.
I have a 2001 Chevy Malibu and misfiring I know it's not the wires or spark plugs
What car maintenance does my car need at 68.000 miles?
I got hit in the rear, it crushed my whole trunk in, driverside back door will not open, hard time opening front driverside door, the plastic on the back of the driverside popped off. Should an airbag been deployed?
About 3 yrs ago the fuel guage would jump to empty when full. Car would die than start and run for awhile and then it would happen again. Took it to the dealer and they fixed it. 3 yrs later I'm having the same problem again about 50,000 miles later. I see that I'm not alone with this problem. Will the Manufature honor this defect?
while driving,I notice the gauge that show the hot and cold was down and did not move. The a light appeared like a little motor. I have a 2010 Chevrolet Malibu, is this still covered under the Warranty?
I am not getting any heat for my defroster & car.What should I look for?
The front brakes on my car went bad, My mechanic says I need brake pads and rotors. He also said the left caliper caused the problem. He is reccomending that I replace both front calipers and both front brakes hoses.
My question is, Do I need the reccomended items? or is he just trying to sell me something I don't need.
I changed my spark plugs and my car started smoking from the tail pipe. It was as if it wasn't getting any power and cut off by itself. What is the problem?
I recently bought a pre-owned certified 2010 Chevrolet Malibu. It had 23,000 miles when it was purchased and now has 25,000 miles and the dealer said the car needs front brakes (which I declined at this time) and I will need rear brakes at my next visit in 6 months. The Chevy dealer includes a free oil change and tire rotation for 2 years with my purchase ...
Thank you very much for your answer to my question regarding brakes on my 2010 Chevy Malibu. Virginia Szwed
Hello, I find myself a bit over my head with a 2002 Chevy Malibu. My husband just recently totaled my lovely 2005 Buick Le Sabre (I loved that car) and one day drove up with this very neglected Malibu, that has been sitting for a year. That is the only background information I was given, unfortunately and I doubt I can obtain any more.
I have extremely ...
What is the approximate cost for 90,000 mile maintenance on my 2010 Chevrolet Malibu?
How much does it typically cost to change the front and rear brake pads in my 2012 Chevy Malibu?
How much should I pay for rear brakes and rotors replacement on my 2011 Chevrolet Malibu at a dealership?
I need to replace or repair the rusted rack and pinion on my 2000 Chevy Malibu.
Sometimes while driving my 2010 Chevrolet Malibu over 40mph and then breaking. The car rattles a little bit. Could this be due to cold weather?
while driving my 2011 Chevrolet Malibu through the ice on the roads the ABS light has stayed on on the dash and the service traction messages came on. What is the problem?
My 2013 Chevrolet Malibu keeps beeping while I am driving (3 seconds at the time) then nothing, lately it beeps when parking.
I need a diagram for serpentine belt order it is a 4 cylinder 1999 Chevrolet Malibu.
I would like to replace my front rotors and pads on my 2002 Chevrolet Malibu. With so many choices out there I'm confused. Could you recommend which rotors and pads to buy that would be better than stock but not break the bank
I have a 2013 Chevy Malibu. How often should I replace the brakes?
Noticed this morning car headlights & tail lights were flashing. My Chevrolet Malibu was just sitting in garage,was not turned on. Has happened several times this a.m. Car will start. Any idea of the problem? Thanks
How much should I pay to get my Chevrolet Malibu caliber replaced?
When I shut off my 2013 Chevy Malibu, it seems to keep on running (it might be fan) Then it shuts off.
Can my husband find my location when I'm driving my 2015 Chevy Malibu?
I can be driving my Chevy Malibu and the car will cut off and when it cut off my odometer and gas hands go crazy. We replace spark plugs and when i try to start it back it act like it want to crank up and then it takes two to three tries?
Why does the sentry guard keep flashing after car starts?
If it has 300.000 miles on it when is it time to rebuild or replace the motor?
Car cut off while i was driving; it and cranks back up but for no more than 2 seconds.
My heat and A/C seem to have a short: it will pop on and off.
Now my temperature gauge is reading high. What could be wrong?
In the morning when we first use the car it runs great until the car warms up then when we stop at a red light the car doesn't want to go. From 0 to 20 mph, the rpms go to 3 sometimes 4 -- and if we take our foot off the gas, the car kicks in and then drives normal until we stop again. After it get past 20 mph it drives great.
My Chevrolet Malibu chimes intermittently when driving...no dash lights turn on and there's no difference in drivability
Where is the thermostat located on my 2013 Chevy Malibu?
The gauges on my dashboard keep going from a working state to a zero state and will keep repeating. When this happens the idiot lights come on as well. The car still drives normally. Please help.
I have a 2018 Malibu LT. I live in the metro Detroit area and am a Tigers fan. Their radio broadcast station is WXYT-FM, 97.1. I cannot receive it on my car radio. When I tune to 97.1, I get some unknown talk show. I can get the Tiger games on all my home radios; what’s going on? I miss hearing the games when I’m driving? Please help.
Yes I have code po496 po171 po420 do all of these have something in common or can you tell me what seems to be the issue with it I have taken it to 3 shops and seem to not fixed anything
current all season tires are 235/50R/18 looking to see if a set of free winter I got size 235/55R/18 will be ok to have on the car 2013 Chevy Malibu Ltz
My orange check thinner light just started coming on im just wondering what that is. Thanks!
About the Chevrolet Malibu
The Chevrolet Malibu is a mid-size car manufactured and marketed by Chevrolet from 1964 to 1983 and since 1997. The Malibu began as a trim-level of the Chevrolet Chevelle, becoming its own model line in 1978. Originally a rear-wheel-drive intermediate, GM revived the Malibu nameplate as a front-wheel-drive car in 1997. The 2013 Malibu moved to GM Epsilon II platform and debuted in 2012. The new Malibu became a global vehicle, replacing both the North American Malibu and GM Korea vehicles previously sold around the world.
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