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2.7

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
52,769 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2001 Chevrolet Malibu windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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2001 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #8

Jun 282012

Malibu

  • 59,148 miles

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

The contact owns a 2001 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact stated that the blower for the air conditioning system malfunctioned and the power windows failed to go back up after being rolled down. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 59,148. Updated 11/20/14

- Sterling Heights, MI, USA

problem #7

Apr 092009

Malibu

  • 100,000 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact stated that the driver side window could not be closed. The window was manually pulled into the closed position where it could not be reopened. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, who diagnosed that the passenger side window motor needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 100,000.

- Columbus, OH, USA

problem #6

May 182009

Malibu 6-cyl

  • 120,000 miles
Driving at night when it started raining. The driver's window was down. Tried to put it up with electronic window button but it wouldn't work. Had to get out of car and manually grab onto the window and pull it up. The window control quit working all of a sudden. The main control panel for the window still works for other windows in car.. GM has previously been told about this problem with my car and others.

- Columbus, OH, USA

problem #5

Sep 052007

Malibu

  • 88,000 miles

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

All electrical went out including radio, air conditioner, power windows...I had to stop and pull off road and call for help. This has happened over 5 times and dealers will not do anything but look at me. Also the security system went out and I could not crank car and spent $500 to get it fixed.

- Birmingham, AL, USA

problem #4

Mar 012005

Malibu 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 55,003 miles
My 2001 Chevrolet Malibu driver side window switch is bad. I went to the Chevy place in my area to price the part for it and the guy indicated to me that he had many Chevrolet Malibu window switches that did not work.

- Paulina, LA, USA

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problem #3

Jul 152003

Malibu

  • Automatic transmission
  • 0 miles
** I don't have all the above info available at this time. Bought 11/01- hit pothole 12/01, replaced two passenger wheels(bent) and complained of "thumping" noise. Dealer 2X claimed not to hear noise. Car would not start on numerous occassions starting 5/02. Paid $111 for rental while dealer inspected. Dealer found nothing. Next week, failed to start again, 800# tech advice told me about "anti-theft" was acting up and gave me procedures to start car. "anti-theft" system has since quit working. Auto in "very minor" fender bender" in 10/02, that week driver door hinge started "crackling", hanging up. Insurance company body shop said "no relation" to minor accident. Hinge has completely broken and not working at all since then. 7/03 driver power window "fell down" upon attempt to open as normal with power button. Other problems have been/are: Rear passenger speaker doesn't work, interior light doesn't always work, "" blinkers/emer. Flashers"" have quit working properly about 4 to 6 months ago. (this is very dangerous since I live 'up' a blind driveway on a high speed road)?!! 1st week I had the car I noticed motor rattled pretty loudly upon start up. Questioned dealer and was told this was "lifter bleed down" and dealer was waiting on GM for remedy, if available. I bought this car as used with new warranty in place, about 23,300 miles on 36/36000 new car warranty as well as bought a $1500 extended 5yr/100000 warr. Any suggestions, very ticked off and don't know where to turn.

- Franklinton, NC, USA

problem #2

Apr 122001

Malibu

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Right rear power window would not operate from the driver panel, driver window failed.

- Gary, IN, USA

problem #1

Apr 122001

Malibu

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Right rear power window would not operate from the driver panel, driver window failed.

- Gary, IN, USA

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