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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
2,000 miles

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2006 Chevrolet Malibu accessories - exterior problems

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2006 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 232007

Malibu 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 2,000 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact stated that the steering wheel was pulling to one side and making a knocking sound as she was pulling out of her driveway. She took the vehicle to the dealer and they replaced the steering column at less than 20,000 miles. The dealer also grounded down the rotors and cleaned the brakes, but they were not replaced. The powertrain and failure speed were unknown. The current mileage was 21,000 and failure mileage was 2,000. The consumer stated 2 months after purchasing vehicle she caught a flat and left headlight burnt out, there is air blowing through the vents along with a vacuuming noise, and the panel near the gas pedal was pulled out, the passenger side mirror will not close, and vehicle's door will not stay open. The consumer provided several repair invoices. Updated 08/27/07

- Buffalo, NY, USA

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