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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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2009 Chevrolet Malibu brakes problems

brakes problem

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2009 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

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Nov 102015


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The contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact stated that the vehicle was taken to a dealer for a manufacturer recall concerning NHTSA campaign number: 14V252000 (electrical system, electronic stability control, exterior lighting, service brakes, hydraulic, vehicle speed control). The contact was not experiencing any failures before the recall repair was performed by the dealer. The contact stated that the ESC and traction control warning lights randomly illuminated. The dealer and the manufacturer indicated that the brake light sensor switch needed to be replaced. The vehicle was taken to a dealer and an independent mechanic for inspection. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was not available.

- Smyrna, GA, USA

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