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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
6 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
12 / 0
Average Mileage:
14,006 miles

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2012 Chevrolet Malibu seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2012 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments (Page 1 of 2)

problem #34

Nov 222016

Malibu

  • 67,000 miles

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

My car won't go when stepping on the gas peddle in drive. When I stop at the light or to brake the car won't go when pushing the gas peddle in drive it doesn't do anything. I had to have the car towed 2X due to this issue. I only have 67K miles on this car. I've been told it's the transmission problem and need a new one. This should not be happening with the car. This is danegerous and unable to drive at this point. The dealer won't do anything about it. I should still have the warranty of driver train and nothing is being done. I've read several complaints of the same exact car having this issue obviously it's a defect. I want to contact GM about this I was almost killed when my car won't go stuck at a intersection. Also the recall on my seatbelt : steering the dealer is saying no active recalls which there is. I'm getting frustrated with these issues and nothing is being done. I'm reaching out to every entity possible before something happens to me or someone else with this faulty car. The airbag fault like occasionally comes on for no reason at all, then goes off then comes back on. These are issues that the GM needs to rectify. After reading online about the many same issues the 2012 Malibu has GM needs to intervene and help the owners get these faults fixed. There are way too many online complaints. Laura bermudez houston tx 732-619-6498 please help

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #33

Aug 012014

Malibu 4-cyl

  • 32,000 miles
The contact owns a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu. The dealer informed the contact that the seat belts were frayed. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V269000 (seat belts); however, the part to do the repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 32,000. Parts distribution disconnect....updated 06/30/16 the consumer stated the vehicle was repaired. Updated 07/06/16.

- Lawrenceville, NJ, USA

problem #32

Mar 052016

Malibu

  • miles
Takata recall.

- Brunswick, OH, USA

problem #31

Jun 262015

Malibu

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V269000 (seat belts) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Frankfort, NY, USA

problem #30

Nov 012015

Malibu

  • miles
The contact owns a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V269000 (seat belts) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Lehighton, PA, USA

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problem #29

Nov 022015

Malibu

  • miles
The contact owns a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V269000 (seat belts) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Lehighton, PA, USA

problem #28

Oct 122015

Malibu

  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact stated that while driving at various speeds, the service electronic stability traction control warning light flashed as the vehicles speed reduced. The failure recurred multiple times. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The vehicle was parked at the contacts residence. The vehicle was also included in NHTSA campaign number: 15V269000 (seat belts) but the part was not available and did not indicate a time frame that the parts would become available. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was not available. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Abilene, TX, USA

problem #27

Nov 222013

Malibu

  • miles
The contact owns a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu. While driving at approximately 25 mph, the accelerator pedal was depressed and traveled to the floorboard and caused the cruise control to malfunction. In addition, the seat belts did not latch and the vehicle crashed into a tree. The air bags failed to deploy. The contact sustained head, back, and legs injuries that required medical attention. A police report was filed. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic and repaired. The vehicle was included in a manufacturer recall. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was unknown.

- Martin, TN, USA

problem #26

Nov 282015

Malibu

  • miles
The contact owns a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V269000 (seat belts) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Akron, OH, USA

problem #25

Dec 022015

Malibu

  • miles
2012 Chevy Malibu on 3rd recall list. 1. brakes 2. seat belts. 3. throttle-position sensor. But you say your not going to repair 3rd item unless I have a problem.

- Bakersfield, CA, USA

problem #24

Nov 022015

Malibu 4-cyl

  • miles

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

2012 Chevrolet Malibu. Consumer writes in regards to replacement parts not available to complete recall notice 15V269. The consumer stated it has been almost have a year.

- Hanover Park, IL, USA

problem #23

Nov 092015

Malibu

  • miles
The contact owns a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V269000 (seat belts). The part needed to repair the vehicle was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Goshen, GA, USA

problem #22

May 082015

Malibu

  • miles
The contact owns a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V269000 (seat belts); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Cana, VA, USA

problem #21

Jun 012015

Malibu 4-cyl

  • miles
2012 Chevrolet Malibu. Consumer writes in regards to a safety recall issue. The dealer informed the consumer, they could not do anything further, until she received a second notice.

- Front Royal, VA, USA

problem #20

May 062015

Malibu

  • miles
The contact owns a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V269000 (seat belts) however, the part to do the recall repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Saint Peters, MO, USA

problem #19

Jun 012015

Malibu 6-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V269000 (seat belts); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 11/09/15 updated 1/20/2016 pdated 01/29/16

- Mount Airy, MD, USA

problem #18

Sep 102014

Malibu

  • 60,000 miles
The contact owns a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V252000 (electrical system, electronic stability control, exterior lighting, service brakes, hydraulic, vehicle speed control) and 15V269000 (seat belts). The part to do the repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. While driving at an unknown speed, the vehicle shook excessively and stalled in a parking lot. The approximate failure mileage was 60,000.

- Roscoe, IL, USA

problem #17

May 112015

Malibu

  • miles
The contact owns a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V269000 (seat belts); however, the part to do the repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time to provide the part to do the repair. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Columbus, GA, USA

problem #16

Jun 012015

Malibu

  • miles
The contact owns a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact stated that NHTSA campaign number: 15V269000 (seat belts) exceeded a reasonable amount of the time for the recall repair. The dealer stated that the parts needed for repair were unavailable. The manufacturer was not made aware of the delay. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Carbondale, IL, USA

problem #15

Aug 242015

Malibu

  • miles
The contact owns a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V269000 (seat belts); however, the part needed to repair the vehicle was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Myerstown , PA, USA

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