Print this page


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
30,076 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.

2001 Chevrolet Malibu suspension problems

suspension problem

Find something helpful? Spread the word.
Get notified about new defects, investigations, recalls & lawsuits for the 2001 Chevrolet Malibu:

Unsubscribe any time. We don't sell/share your email.

2001 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #3

Mar 242007

Malibu 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 54,321 miles


Noticed a howling noise coming from front suspension. Determined to be rf wheel hub/bearing. Replace the hub/bearing.

- Hastings, MI, USA

problem #2

Nov 012002

Malibu 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
2001 Chevrolet Malibu experiencing problems with brakes, turn signals, cooling system and theft deterrent light. The consumer experienced the following: A continuous brake problem with the rotors, the theft deterrent light illuminated, so the dealer replaced the ignition cylinder the signal lights worked intermittently and the dealer replaced the hazard switch. The right side hub assembly was replaced. There was water in the oil, therefore the intake gaskets were replaced due to leaking.

- Mechanicsville, MD, USA

problem #1

Apr 202004

(reported on)

Malibu 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 35,908 miles
Left and right hub bearing needed to be replaced. Steering wheel vibrates when braking due to front rotors having excessive runout and pads worn out evenly. Also, consumer heard noise coming from hub bearing, dealer replaced bearing.

- Springfield, VA, USA

Search for these popular complaint phrases...

Not what you are looking for?