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5.2

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
18,563 miles

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2004 Chevrolet Malibu body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2004 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 262004

Malibu 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 18,563 miles

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

Power steering assist failed while driving 35 mph. The dealer was notified. Ea04018_cat the steering wheel started to pull and shake to the left. The consumer was informed that a part was needed for the power steering. A light on the dash had illuminated and the power steering had gone out again. Also, the foam strip near the windshield was coming out of place.

- Lafayette, CO, USA

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