Archived from on March 27, 2008. In the United States, it is manufactured in two plants, and. While I will admit that the Honda is the superior car, there is not such a huge difference in quality anymore, and the Malibu does offer more flavor for the buck. No doubt this design contributed to the number of factory air conditioning units sold with the cars, to the benefit of General Motors and Chevrolet dealers. The recall began on August 18, 2014. Archived from on June 15, 2009. This car has a gas 4-cylinder engine and can produce 169 horsepower.
At mid-year, the Malibu was rejoined by lower-line Chevelle models that were simply called the base Chevelle in both four-door sedans and two-door hardtops. Valve located on top of fuel tank stuck open , canister , related full of red dirt. The 2014 Chevrolet Malibu received the highest score in its class from J. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-222-1020 Chevrolet , 1-800-762-2737 Pontiac , 1-800-553-6000 Saturn. Next issue at week 7 - transmission which is in the process of being rebuilt 6 days and counting. The car features a chrome front bar and a gold bow tie emblem. Archived from on March 14, 2004.
This was in contrast to the unusual fastback rooflines adopted by Oldsmobile and Buick divisions which would later revert a more formal pillar style. The was a rebadged, slightly more upscale version of the Malibu, produced from October 1996 — 1999. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-222-1020 Chevrolet , 1-800-762-2737 Pontiac , 1-800-553-6000 Saturn. However, a 4-cylinder was reintroduced in 2004 when the 2. Partway through the 2008 model year, the 2. Posted on Dec 14, 2008 Go under the dash and check the brake light switch, it should have 12 volts present at the 2 terminal connector at all times and 12 volts at both sides of the connector when the pedal is pressed, replace the connector the switch based on the test results, if no power at all check the fuse for the brake light circuit. An Exhaust Gas Heat Recovery system allows the engine and cabin to warm up during winter conditions, while an 80-cell, 1.
The Malibu Eco was criticized for its reduced wheelbase, causing a 0. I really like the inovations, the electric steering, the drive by wire throttle, a truly modern car. The Turbo models followed in early 2013. Chevrolet offers a factory-installed remote starter that allows the driver to start the engine from up to 200 feet away. Exterior This Malibu was the first Chevrolet model to display the company's next-generation family look.
Instrument panels were revised and front seat headrests were now standard equipment due to federal safety mandate. Roof rail airbags with rollover protection are standard. Archived from on April 5, 2011. No six-cylinders are offered from now. Bulletin 14116 covers model year 2004-2006 Chevrolet Malibu and Malibu Maxx, 2005-2006 Pontiac G6 and 2008-2009 Chevrolet Malibu, Pontiac G6 and Saturn Aura built from March 1, 2008, through June 27, 2008.
A vehicle rollaway increases the risk of injury to exiting occupants and bystanders. I bought it used with 163,000 miles on it! The electric steering is rather experimental in nature as the Malibu was, I believe, the first production car to offer it. The same assortment of drivetrains carried over from 1966 with the top 327 cu in 5. This mid-size car is known to have good fuel economy and comfortable front seats, but it has been criticized for poor rear-seat comfort and the quality of its interior materials. Recall Date 2014-07-21 Description Dorman Products, Inc. Extensive engineering and design went into the remodel.
The trunk is the biggest I have ever seen on a mid-size car. Dealers will replace the torque sensor assembly. It's clever, but couldn't it have a bit more personality? The car looks great very attractive design, the build quality is as good as Hondas and Toyotas that friends have. It does have kinda bland styling, especially the exterior, but it's not ugly either. However, for 2006, the front end was updated with more conventional styling: the chrome bar was removed, and the grille itself was made smaller, bearing a resemblance to the grille on the previous Malibu. Only new grilles highlighted the 1972 Malibu and other Chevelles.
All N-body Malibus were produced at the plant after 2002 it was retooled to build the and the plant 1997 to 1999 , before moving production to. This car was discontinued by the company at one point but has been reintroduced with some success. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. The recall began on August 18, 2014. The 2011 Chevy Malibu has a 16. Body mechanic said there is no adjustment on rear door to protect dogleg. In 1971, Malibus and all other Chevelles got a new grille surrounded by single headlamps replacing the duals of previous years, and four round taillights similar to Camaros and Corvettes were located in the bumper.