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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
1,588 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.

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.

2016 Chevrolet Malibu electrical problems

electrical problem

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2016 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 082016


  • 3,000 miles


Almost impossible to remove fuses in dash. Even with pullers need to remove fuse F-10 and F-41 in order to flat tow vehicle behind motorhome.

- Paramount, CA, USA

problem #1

Aug 112016


  • 175 miles
The contact owns a 2016 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact stated that when the brake pedal was depressed, the vehicle experienced a complete loss of power. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the technician stated that it was operating as designed to save fuel. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and referred the contact to NHTSA. The failure mileage was 175. The VIN was not provided.

- Tunkhannock, PA, USA

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