Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
86,000 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.

2005 Chevrolet Malibu Classic accessories - interior problems

accessories - interior problem

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2005 Chevrolet Malibu Classic Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 252010

Malibu Classic

  • 86,000 miles


I purchased a 2005 Chevy Malibu classic. The anti theft system comes on as the operator drives the car. I have been driving several times and the vehicle just lost all acceleration. Every week I have problems getting the vehicle to start because the anti theft system comes as the operator turns the ignition on. This is a very serious and dangerous problem. I strongly feel that this cars should and needs to be recalled.

- Fayetteville, NC, USA

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