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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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1998 Chevrolet Malibu body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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1998 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #6

Jun 151998

Malibu

  • miles

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

The glove box is loose causing a rattling noise while driving. Nlm

- Hartselle, AL, USA

problem #5

Oct 151999

Malibu

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Left cup holder unstable. As the result it toppled over and spilled the coffee on the driver.

- Fort Wayne, IN, USA

problem #4

May 041999

Malibu

  • miles
Center console loose. Nlm

- Ann Arbor, MI, USA

problem #3

Sep 031998

Malibu

  • miles

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

Glove box does not fit well causing it to rattle while driving. Nlm

- Ann Arbor, MI, USA

problem #2

Jun 051999

Malibu

  • miles
A frame in process of being replaced again June 9, 1999 for the second time. Major vibrations in front end of car. Bezels replaced. Cup holder replaced. Bumper peeling - dealer will not fix. Front of dash plastic had to be replaced-broke. Console lid cover replaced. I would not recommend this car to any person. Even the General Motors technicians state this is the worst car for problems. It took almost six months to get the A/C switch replaced. It kept turning itself off and could not get back on. Finally 06/05/99 it quit all together. They put in a relay switch. This car is a big disappointment for the people who remember the old Malibu.

- Fullerton, CA, USA

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problem #1

Jul 011998

Malibu

  • miles
Rain leaks in trunk.

- Knoxville, TN, USA

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