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2000 Chevrolet Malibu body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2000 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #3

Jul 312001


  • miles


Ac automatically turns itself off switch replaces. Whining sound occurs during ac/heat fan operation fan motor replaced. Ac/heat directional controls work intermittently problem continues. Transmission slipping upon slow acceleration reported 3 times 1st & 2nd times couldn't duplicate problem 3rd time in shop 30 days replaced multiple components. Engine misfiring diagnostics indicated 3,6,2,5 cylinders misfiring replaced all ignition coil packs problem continues. Turn signal buzzes and clicks hazard switch replaced. Air leak around passenger side door reported 2 times 1st time couldn't duplicate 2nd time door realigned. Brakes cause excessive vibrations upon stopping rotors and pads replaced at 24000 miles reoccuring at 38000 miles.

- Jefferson, GA, USA

problem #2

Oct 222001


  • miles
Bought my car new off show room floor and have had numerous problems since had it in for starting problems battery problems fuel problems window problems door lock problems engine noise engine oil leaks vibration problems brake problems dying problems popping noises in front end struts bottoming out rough ride and steering problems and so on too many to list all have had front end realigned stuts checked and repalced brakes checked and replaced wheel studs replaced fuel pump and float replaced pistons replaced battery replaced remote start system replaced alarm system replaced window regulator replaced front crank seal replaced alt checked and tested started checked still having fuel problems brake problems vibration ect had in this last week fo 6 days and when returned still having engine noise steering problems radio problems fuel problems and found impact mark on L/front of bumper one of dealers tech's hit something and now wanders to left left head light out of line and pushed back under fender hood out of line fenders bumpers driving lights and numerous other problems and damage possible that I am unable to detect at this time have contacted Chevy and complained have talked with dealer and still no responsibility taken and statements of we might have bruised it it has been wrecked now I amd paying good money for junk and want refund of all costs to me and the car taken back engines should not need to be overhauled at 14000 miles the car is 2 yaers old and acts like its 20 need responese and info to help resolve problems trying to have returned under lemon law uniform conformity act and magnuson-moss act car has become instrument that is substantially impaired and whose opperation is frought with apprehension sincerly unhappy and hurt consumer is the highway safty devision interested and going to do anything for all of us who are having problems or are we out of luck "???????" response requested

- Midvale, UT, USA

problem #1

Oct 052000


  • miles
Dealer wants to replace airbag/pistons/door seals.

- Kansas City, KS, USA

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