This issue seems to happen intermittently and randomly. Now, at 102K miles and 2 years later, the brake lights are coming back on. In 2016, with 75K miles I was having troubles, brake lights were coming on when I accelerated the gas. The traction control service alert comes on the dash also. The car would not start. The manufacturer was also notified of the failure and provided case number: 8-4817694931. While driving 50 mph, the brake indicator illuminated independently.
The car has 142,000 miles on it, that seems to be when it happening to other vehicles also. He wasn't working there when this happened but he fixed it and then hendrix said they could not reimburse me because he wasn't a current employee. I have researched the problem, this is a very serious issue that will end up getting someone killed. They don¿T want to help! This also affects the traction controls and stability control, the warning light illuminates on the instrument panel. When I place my foot on the brakes, the brake lights go off.
I noticed the issue recently while driving home from work at around 55 mph at night. My brake lights are on, while my foot is off of the brake pedal. Cruise control is also affected. I¿ve taken the car to get the recall handled, but noticed this morning, that my brake lights are still illuminating when my foot is off the brake pedal. No mechanic knows how to fix it. Meanwhile, occupants are at risk of rear collision due to brake lights not coming on during braking.
All roads and at all speeds. In both occasions the car was moving at about 40 mph on a city street. In addition, the service traction control warning indicator illuminated and the cruise control became inoperable. Now they are telling me I will have to pay for a problem that they never actually fixed. . I bought the car new when my son worked at hendrix thought it was a good idea.
I wrote Chevrolet last week and they denied this has anything to do with the recall because no one else has been complaining. The car is completely unstable, erratic and very hard to drive, you lose power no acceleration and power steering. I only have 40+ thousand miles on my car. I have an appt with my dealership next week to take a look. Jeff wyler springfield Chevrolet located at 2237 w 1st St, springfield, oh 45504, 937 525-4646 was notified. I see many people on the internet are complaining of the same problem with their Malibu as well! This putting my family and me in danger, we were driving on the idl in tulsa Oklahoma at rush hour, very, very busy road at that time of day. The approximate failure mileage was 163,000.
I'm getting different answers from everyone I talk too. Concerned that numerous identical complaints found on the car complaints web site noting the dealers have no clue how to fix the issue. The car still won't start till now. Very, very close to being rear ended. At 20,000 my right front rotar and brakes had to be replace because it was roaring and I literally had to have it towed to my home.
Not knowing there were recalls on my car when I bought it. I finally had to call a tow company. There was an update to the recall and this was also done but has not fixed the problem. I safely stopped the car on the side of the road. The 2014 recall was done by the dealer and yet the problem keeps occurring. I love my car but have had nothing but problems with it! This is a serious driving hazard. This never happened prior to having new tires and brakes put on my car at hendrix Chevrolet in durham, nc.
The dealership I bought it from have failed on several occasions to fix this problem. Also cruise control becomes inoperative. However they¿ve capped it at 150,000 miles which puts me out of warranty. Upon further research, many owners of the same make model and model year range suffered similar situations. . .