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fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
79,000 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. better workmanship (2 reports)
2002 Chevrolet Malibu body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2002 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 012011

Malibu 3.1L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 118,000 miles


I think I take pretty good care of my vehicles and this is just terrible. The paint started to blister and about a month later a section of paint about 6"x6" fell off. I am also seeing paint loss around the top of the windshield, driver's side. GM get on the stick! No wonder foreign competitors are taking market share!

- , Montague, NJ, USA

problem #1

Sep 012008


  • Automatic transmission
  • 40,000 miles

The area around the fuel filler is rusting from the inside out! I took a closer look and can see that there is a gap between the rubber and the metal. So whenever any water gets inside the fuel door, the water leaks down the gap and destroys the metal from the inside out. Does anyone think when they are designing these cars?

- , Campbell, OH, USA

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