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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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1998 Chevrolet Malibu steering problems

steering problem

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1998 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #2

Jan 302001

(reported on)

Malibu

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Steering gear box has failed while driving, causing a loss of steering capablity due to faulty parts. Consumer has had steering gear replaced a total of 3 times.

- Grand Forks, ND, USA

problem #1

Oct 071998

Malibu

  • miles
Steering--steering rack, gear assembly, gear kit, ball joint and both lower control arms.

- Riverside, CA, USA

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