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3.8

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
33,000 miles

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2002 Chevrolet Malibu suspension problems

suspension problem

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2002 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 012003

Malibu

  • Automatic transmission
  • 35,000 miles

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

The lower control arm produces a popping sound when turning in either direction. A recall was issued, however, this vehicle was not included in the recall due to VIN.

- East Liverpool, OH, USA

problem #1

Apr 092003

Malibu

  • 31,000 miles
The lower control arm made a noise while driving, which caused the steering wheel to shake.

- Clinton Township, MI, USA

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