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fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
125,000 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
  2. rebuild transmission (1 reports)
1998 Chevrolet Malibu transmission problems

transmission problem

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1998 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #2

May 082007

(reported on)

Malibu LS

  • Automatic transmission
  • 122,000 miles


I have not had this item fixed yet. The transmission guy said anywhere from $1100-1400. I did not expect to have to rebuild the transmission after 122,000 miles.

- , Midland, MI, USA

problem #1

Sep 262006

(reported on)

Malibu N/A

  • 128,000 miles

Sometimes (rarely) when i put my car in go and press the gas, it wont go as if it were in neutral. After about 5 seconds it will catch on. I got my trans. cleaned and oil changed, now it rarely do that. Before i brung it to a trans. place, every time you try to turn and give it gas it would slip.

- , Waggaman, LA, USA

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