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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
41,818 miles

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2008 Chevrolet Malibu lights problems

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2008 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments (Page 3 of 3)

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problem #3

Jul 082011


  • 59,000 miles


The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Malibu. While driving approximately 40 mph, the rear brake lights began to illuminate without pressure applied to the brake pedal. The failure occurred intermittently. The vehicle had not been diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the defect. The approximate failure mileage was 59,000.

- Murfreesboro, TN, USA

problem #2

Jun 152009


  • 33,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Malibu ltz (na). While driving approximately 55-60 mph, the contact applied the accelerator pedal and the vehicle hesitated. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer who stated that the vehicle was performing as normal. The failure continued. The vehicle was taken back to the dealer several times where the dealer performed a front end alignment. The vehicle was taken back to the dealer as the failure occurred again. The dealer replaced the transmission line. The vehicle was taken to a local repair shop but had not been repaired. The headlights also did not function properly. The failure mileage was 33,000 and the current mileage was 36,300.

- Windsor Mills, MD, USA

problem #1

Mar 052010


  • 42,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact stated that the brake lights constantly illuminated both when the brake pedal was depressed and even when it was not. There were no other warning lights. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer who replaced the sensor, fuse and other parts. The failure continued. The manufacturer had not been notified. The failure mileage was approximately 42,000.

- Vallejo, CA, USA

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