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Power Steering Locks Up

2004 Chevrolet Malibu

This problem may be covered under warranty. Ask your Chevrolet dealer.

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7.3

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
59,833 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (3 reports)
2004 Chevrolet Malibu steering problems

steering problem

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2004 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #3

May 262006

Malibu LT 3.6L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 26,000 miles

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

THIS PROBLEM HAPPENED LESS THAN A YEAR AFTER ME BUYING IT. IT ALSO HAPPENED AGAIN FIVE YEARS AFTER I BOUGHT IT.

- , St. Louis, MO, USA

problem #2

Nov 152009

Malibu Maxx

  • Automatic transmission
  • 76,000 miles

My power steering first went out after I got back from a flight in January in Columbus, Ohio. Started the car, no power steering. Within a half hour of restarting, warming it up, it went away. Asked the dealership about it next time I was in and they said they'd have to take the steering column apart.

Now it's happening again on a cold rainy day when I hadn't started it for two weeks. So far, haven't gotten it to work again. From what I read, power steering fluid isn't the answer.

- , Jonesville, MI, USA

problem #1

Aug 202009

Malibu

  • CVT transmission
  • 77,500 miles

Is/was there a class action suit (in process) and who do we contact to join in?

- , Palm Desert, CA, US

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