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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
75,028 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2001 Chevrolet Malibu steering problems

steering problem

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2001 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 082007

Malibu 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 75,028 miles


The contact owns a 2001 Chevy Malibu ls. The vehicle shut down after being parked for a day. The mechanic stated that it was due to the theft system. The theft light was illuminated. The mechanic advised her that the model year was recalled for the theft device. The mechanic temporarily fixed it. The current mileage was 75,038 and the failure mileage was 75,028.

- Greensboro , NC, USA

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