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9.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
73,178 miles
Total Complaints:
6 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (6 reports)
1998 Chevrolet Malibu engine problems

engine problem

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1998 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #6

Aug 012010

Malibu ES 4 cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 67,000 miles

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

I have a 1998 Chevrolet Malibu, while my vehicle is in motion, it dies out while idling. Especially, when I approach an intersection. What is causing this problem?

- , Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #5

Jun 102010

Malibu 2.4L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 98,567 miles

Yeah its really a pain. And it does it every time i stop. Yeahh i think it would bother every one that drove it anytime u have to use the brake it just shuts off

- , Evansville, IN, USA

problem #4

Apr 132010

Malibu 2.4L 4 cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 58,000 miles

car stalls when stopping, rpms drop off and you have to throw it in Neutal and rev. the engine to save it. On the freeway I notice sputtering but the high rpms keep engine running.

- , San Diego, CA, USA

problem #3

Apr 242006

(reported on)

Malibu Sedan

  • 63,000 miles

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

i just changed the fuel pump and they charged me an arm and a leg to get that fixed and a couple months later this car starts stalling out when ever i stop at a light

- , Vacaville, CA, USA

problem #2

Mar 042006

(reported on)

Malibu

  • 67,500 miles

When slowing down and sometimes stopping the car for red lights, stop signs and turning, car will stall. Car idles fairly high when in park and drive but when I put the car in neutral the car stops idling so high. Driving me crazy and don't know if it's the fuel injector, fuel pump or what could be the problem. Anyone have any suggestions?

- , Cincinnati, OH, USA

problem #1

Oct 292003

(reported on)

Malibu

  • 85,000 miles

When de-accelerating, to stop or pay tolls, the engine dies out at about 10MPH. What to do?

- , Chicago, IL, USA

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