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2.2

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
69,750 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2008 Chevrolet Malibu steering problems

steering problem

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2008 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #4

Feb 122014

Malibu

  • 107,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact stated that while driving at 30 mph, the steering wheel seized and the power steering warning light illuminated. The failure recurred several times. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the steering column needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The VIN was not available. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 107,000.

- Hilliard, OH, USA

problem #3

Jan 062015

Malibu

  • 108,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact stated that while driving at any speed, the steering wheel seized and the power steering warning light illuminated. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the steering column failed. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 108,000.

- Charolet, NC, USA

problem #2

Oct 052010

Malibu 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 39,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Malibu. While traveling 70 mph, the contact noticed that the steering wheel began to suddenly vibrate. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where the contact was informed that the steering column needed to be replaced. The current and failure mileages were approximately 39,000. The consumer stated the vehicle was repaired free of charge. Updated 02/23/11

- Russellville, AR, USA

problem #1

Apr 282010

Malibu

  • 25,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact stated while traveling at approximate speeds of 35 mph, the steering wheel exhibited continuous movement without warrant. The contact had to forcibly hold the steering wheel to keep the vehicle from veering off the road. She was able to drive the vehicle to her residence without incident. The vehicle was towed to the dealer where she was advised not to drive the vehicle until repaired. The failure was contributed to a defective steering column. The vehicle was left at the dealer where the contact was awaiting repairs. The VIN was not available. The failure and current mileages were approximately 25,000.

- Atkins , AR, USA

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