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8.7

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
92,020 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (3 reports)
1997 Chevrolet Malibu electrical problems

electrical problem

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1997 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #3

Jul 012009

Malibu LS 3.1L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 78,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

after paying off the car, the problem started - security light is flashing & the car doesn't start.

- , Tulare, CA, USA

problem #2

Mar 292007

(reported on)

Malibu

  • Automatic transmission
  • 80,000 miles

Random lock out from the auto theft system. No help from the Chevy Garage. They say they have never seen the problem. I have to wait 15 minutes EVERY TIME it happens. Looks like 2000 malibus have a similar problem.

- , Portland, OR, USA

problem #1

Feb 222009

Malibu V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 118,061 miles

Frustrating when you get stranded...it eventually works either after 15 minutes, but sometimes an hour later...never know when...it can be hot, cold...you never know

- , Wasaga Beach, Ontario, Canada

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