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Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
20,667 miles

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2000 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #3

Jan 082003

(reported on)


  • Automatic transmission
  • 62,000 miles


Consumer attempted to open driver's side door with the car keys. After the key, was inserted and turned, the door didn't opened. The dealership indicated that they will have to replace a part in the door(part unknown). Consumer was involved in a crash where vehicle was lifted in the air, when repairs were made to the vehicle it was not corrected. There are problems with the transmission, brakes and doors.

- Las Cruces, NM, USA

problem #2

Jan 152001


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle would jump when trying to stop. Rotors were warped. Consumer had to put on 5 sets of rotors since Jan 2001. Contacted dealer who wanted consumer to extend warranty. The consumer stated that the front rotors are warped causing brake pulsation. The A/C does not flow out of the correct vents due to A/C control failure, the A/C control head also shorted out. The door was hard to open and close due to the lock being misaligned. Engine makes a clunk noise. While driving the vehicle surges. Left rear speaker shorted out. There is a clicking noise coming from the front when turning, consumer later stated that there was a chirping noise coming from the steering column.

- Pearl River, LA, USA

problem #1

Sep 192000


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Engine kept knocking and the first dealer said they didn't have time to look at it, they put a new engine in but still having problems, the brakes have been replaced (rotors and pads) 2 times and still are not right, the car would not go from park to reverse on 2 occasions, I have had lights not working, door latches broken.

- Waukesha, WI, USA

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