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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
23,250 miles

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2002 Chevrolet Malibu suspension problems

suspension problem

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2002 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 152005

Malibu 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 23,250 miles


2002 Chevrolet Malibu 6 cylinder. Front struts were not functioning properly and required replacement (at my cost). Car mileage was appx 23K. My neighbor has a 2004 Malibu with 18K. Front struts were defective and replaced by dealer. My mechanic expressed surprised that struts should "go bad" on cars with such relatively low mileage.

- Flushing, NY, USA

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