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1998 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 072003

Malibu 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


Factory alarm system module fails constantly causes fuel injectors to quit for about 10-20 min. "theft system" light blinks, once it's done blinking it might start the car, or it might fail again causing another 10-20 min. Lag period. A/C also blows cold air when off, and hot air when on at times. A/C also turns it's self off and on from time to time. Brakes seem to give out in the middle of braking. Almost had an accident because of it.

- Simi Valley, CA, USA

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