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1998 Chevrolet Malibu fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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1998 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #3

Feb 172002

(reported on)


  • miles


I bought in August of 2000 four monts after I have had this car my problems began since then the car has been in the shop at least 10 times for the same problem the engine light comes on and the car shakes and stalls out.paddock Chevrolet has given me false hope about the car they said they fixed the problem from fuel filters fuel injectors but the problem still occurs they had even after time admitted they can not fix the problem. Recently the problem has gotten worse I have a daughter who just turned a year and all I want is to feel safe on the road I have missed work a couple of time because of the problem and nothing is being done.

- Buffalo, NY, USA

problem #2

Nov 011997


  • miles
While driving vehicle stalls unexpectedly and hesitates which may cause a crash.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #1

Dec 121998


  • miles
The clip on line to the fuel filter vibrates loosely. Fuel was leaking out of the loosened fitting and blowing back on the muffler as we proceeded down the highway. We were lucky it was raining and the rain from the road assisted in preventing a fire. This could be a serious manufacturers defect. The fuel line, filter or any fuel system component had not been previously repaired or any other maintenance performed on the fuel filter line or associated components.

- Newburgh, IN, USA

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