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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.

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2011 Chevrolet Malibu AC / heater problems

AC / heater problem

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2011 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 012012

Malibu 4-cyl

  • miles


Musty odor from HVAC system on GM cars and trucks prior to 2012. The microbial growth has to be identified to assure public safety. In my vehicle, the odor continues even though the service department performed the remedial work suggested by General Motors. The smell first became unbearable about eight weeks ago, when I started using the air conditioning more and more. General Motors outlined the problem in a tsb....updated 07/19/12

- South Palm Beach, FL, USA

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