Print this page


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
30,500 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.

2007 Chevrolet Malibu body / paint problems

body / paint problem

Find something helpful? Spread the word.
Get notified about new defects, investigations, recalls & lawsuits for the 2007 Chevrolet Malibu:

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

2007 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #4

Sep 152013


  • 32,000 miles


The contact owns a 2007 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact stated that the rear driver and passenger side doors failed to latch in cold temperatures. The vehicle was taken to a dealer, where the technician informed that the doors needed to be lubricated. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 32,000.

- Slatington, PA, USA

problem #3

Dec 072013

Malibu 4-cyl

  • 72,000 miles
Rear passenger door will not close shut, remains ajar. Had parts lubricated, problem still exists. However, problem exists when temperatures are below freezing. Show no outward signs of how moisture could get into the interior of the door. Working fine until the evening of 12/31, when door swung open while driving. The outside temperature was 23 degrees F. it originally happen on 12/7 when the outside temperature was 19 degrees F.

- Englishtown, NJ, USA

problem #2

Jan 142008

Malibu 4WD 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 18,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Chevrolet Malibu. The passenger side rear door would not shut or latch. There were no prior failures with any of the doors. The vehicle has not been inspected by a dealer. The current and failure mileages were 18,000.

- Dolton, IL, USA

problem #1

Nov 222007

Malibu 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
I am having problems with my back doors on my car closing when it gets cold children have been in the car twice when the doors opened up while I was driving, then one day on my way to work on the thurway the door opened on while I was driving...I have contacted my dealer where I purchased the car and they seem to think this is not serious....very upset with GM!

- Buffalo, NY, USA

Search for these popular complaint phrases...

Not what you are looking for?