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1.8

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
90,000 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.

1998 Chevrolet Malibu steering problems

steering problem

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1998 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #2

Feb 062004

Malibu

  • 80,000 miles

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

While driving power steering fluid leaked. This could cause intermittent lost of power steering fluid.

- Homer City, PA, USA

problem #1

Jan 122004

(reported on)

Malibu

  • 100,000 miles
Vehicle was experiencing the same problems as those stated in recalls, which included the steering gear bearings, and the windshield wiper arms.

- Grand Prairie, TX, USA

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