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Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
35,943 miles
Total Complaints:
5 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (4 reports)
  2. replace compressor (1 reports)
2004 Chevrolet Malibu AC / heater problems

AC / heater problem

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2004 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #5

Jul 142014

Malibu LS 3.5L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 35,000 miles


In Florida over 90 degree heat & with my illness, not having air conditioning working is devastating!

this has happened several times then after turning the car off sometimes it will come on again.

- , Palm Bay, FL, USA

problem #4

Jul 102013

Malibu LS 3.5L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 75,000 miles

The A/C broke last summer. Was fixed. Leaked out two days later. Now it will be a major expense to fix.

- , Flushing, NY, USA

problem #3

Mar 062005

Malibu N/A 4

  • Automatic transmission
  • 1,600 miles

My Malibu A/C stopped working. Turns out that compressor needed to be replaced. It was the first time in shop... kind of wondering what i got my self into

- , batavia, OH, USA

problem #2

Oct 022006

(reported on)


  • 49,900 miles

Chevy knows they put a piece of sh** out for 2004 Chevy Malibu's. I bought this car at 9,000 miles at 9,500 miles my car was cutting out on me. Took it took the dealer and they didn't know what the problem was, but of course took my deductible. When running the a/c unit it switches from recirculate to fresh air on it's on, the compressor knocks just a piece of crap. You know they threw these cars together, because they made the same year car with two different body types, I have a friend that has a 04 Malibu with the newer body style that's real crazy. Beware of the Malibu's people!

- , Memphis, TN, USA

problem #1

Mar 292006

(reported on)


  • 18,213 miles

Ah, yeah, the car has 18,213 miles on it.

- , Uxbridge, MA, USA

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