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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
3,000 miles

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2000 Chevrolet Malibu exhaust system problems

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2000 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #3

Oct 122007

Malibu 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 9,000 miles


Intake manifold gasket replaced three times under and outside of warranty. Hazard switch malfunctioning - almost caused accident turning signal/wiper washer switch malfunctioning premature brake wear until calipers replaced check engine light various emissions and fuel vapor leaks.

- Pierpont, OH, USA

problem #2

Jun 152001


  • miles
While driving, vehicle was hesitant after stopping, transmission would begin to shift every 4 seconds, dealer stated that a piece of metal from the front pump of the transmission had come off and sent pieces of metal circulating through the entire transmission, consumer was told that since the transmission was sealed that it was not anticipated that the metal pieces would affect the other systems of the vehicle, dealer made repairs and one mile down the road transmission began acting poorly again, consumer took back to dealer who stated that transmission was stuck in second gear, dealer replaced transmission. Oxygen sensor failed. Rotors warped and were causing vibration, dealer replaced pads and rotors. Battery leaked acid into engine compartment. Coolant cap was defective and replaced.

- Tucson, AZ, USA

problem #1

Feb 032000


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle shut down multiple times while driving, and occasionally did not start. Consumer has taken vehicle to dealer twice, the O2 sensor has been replaced, and the ignition switch, which was causing the problem, was also replaced.

- Loving, NM, USA

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