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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
28,267 miles

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1998 Chevrolet Malibu suspension problems

suspension problem

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1998 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #3

Aug 172006

Malibu 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 84,800 miles


: the contact stated while making a right turn at an intersection, there was a rubbing sound coming from the right front wheel. A private mechanic removed the right front wheel, and noted that the spring from the macpherson strut had detached and dug a groove into the sidewall. The mechanic replaced the strut.

- Mount Vernon, OH, USA

problem #2

Dec 282001


  • miles
Front end rattles. Took vehicle to dealer, and dealer indicated that strut mounts were bad. Called GMC to check on recall.

- Edinburgh, IN, USA

problem #1

Mar 012000


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Rattle noise comes from right front of the vehicle due to strut failure.

- Falls Church, VA, USA

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