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pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
80,250 miles
Total Complaints:
4 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (2 reports)
  2. replace switch board (2 reports)
1998 Chevrolet Malibu AC / heater problems

AC / heater problem

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1998 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #4

Nov 302006

Malibu 2.4L V4

  • Automatic transmission
  • 74,000 miles


The AC switched light would be on, but then suddenly the air would get warm, and you would have to hit the button for AC again. After a few seconds it would go off again. Had to replace the entire switch, and it started doing the same thing after about a year. The Malibu is a piece of sh*t.

- , Holbrook, NY, USA

problem #3

Aug 232006

(reported on)

Malibu LS

  • 80,000 miles

I bought this car used with 80,000 miles. Less than a week after owning the car the 1 and 2 switches on the blower stopped working, the next day my compressor clutch blew, I took it to a mechanic and he couldnt find out why it blew, when he saw that my switch board was shorted out from overheat ($50) and then the compressor with labor was around $623 and a week without the car, highly disappointed in GM with this car.

- , Ermine, KY, USA

problem #2

Mar 252006

(reported on)


  • 117,000 miles

I bougth this car used with 117000 miles. After the spring was over and started using the A. C. #1 and #2 did and still do not work. Another thing is that when you put the recycle switch on it never stays on, it keeps switching back and forth.

- , Staten Island, NY, USA

problem #1

Oct 132003

(reported on)


  • 50,000 miles

heater fan setting won't work on #1 or 2. More GM garbage

- , Bowmanville, Ontairo, Canada

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