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pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
87,000 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (3 reports)
2002 Chevrolet Malibu accessories - interior problems

accessories - interior problem

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2002 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #3

Jan 132010

Malibu V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 102,000 miles


I have hated this car since about 50,000 miles. After ALL the problems I have had with it now the ignition sticks. It has already burnt out one starter. Had the ignition fixed and its now doing it again less than a year later.

- , Sandstone, MN, USA

problem #2

Jan 272010

Malibu V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 109,000 miles

This is bull sh*t the altenator went out on my husbands van. He about to lose his job because of my sh*tty ass car wont work. Sence I bought my chevy a year ago I dumped So much money ito it.

- , Lodi, CA, USA

problem #1

Aug 032006

(reported on)


  • 50,000 miles

Last week I started having problems turning the key in my ignition. Now it sticks everytime I get into the car. Mt daughter-in-law owns the same make, year, and model and is having the same problem with her car. I feel that there may be a problem with the ignition on this particular car.

- , Chicago, IL, USA

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