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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
142,000 miles

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2002 Chevrolet Malibu lights problems

lights problem

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2002 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 052007

Malibu 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 142,000 miles


- the contact owns a 2002 Chevrolet Malibu with a current and failure mileage of 142,000. The contact was driving at 60 mph on a dry night when the interior lights turned off completely. The contact pulled over and checked exterior lights. The only lights that would work were the turn signal and headlights. The contact replaced the fuse, but the fuse blew instantly. The contact will take the vehicle to the dealer.

- Los Lunas, NM, USA

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