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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
22,162 miles

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2009 Chevrolet Malibu suspension problems

suspension problem

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2009 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #2

May 042010


  • 35,870 miles


Steering suspension, 29nov09 replaced right sway bar link. 25jan20 replaced sway bar bushings at the frame. 10mar10 replaced sway bar insulators at the frame. 04may10 replaced sway bar links again only after 6 months from last replacement. There is obviously a quality issue here.

- Flat Rock, MI, USA

problem #1

Feb 042009


  • 8,454 miles
04feb09 vehicle in for rear wheel bearing and nhub replacement 14may 09 in for replace trans shift cable, then in 09sep09 recall 23nov09 in for steering shaft kit replacement & replace right sway bar link 21jan10 back in for clunking noise, 25jan10 ordered bushing replacement part called Chevy customer assistance center and tiffany from GM called me back and stated that GM is unable to get part due to supplier, after waiting one (1) month still no part. Tiffany stated that GM will not buy back this vehicle and they will not extend my warranty. I have been a life time GM customer and I will no longer buy a GM vehicle.

- Flat Rock, MI, USA

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