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CHEVROLET MALIBU Problems with Steering

 
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2006 CHEVROLET MALIBU Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2006 CHEVROLET MALIBU. These complaints & problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. You may file your own complaint for the 2006 CHEVROLET MALIBU by calling the NHTSA Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm at (888) 327-4236, TTY: (800) 424-9153. You can also file your complaint online.

Vehicle Information (897 Complaints)
Date reported Feb 19, 2013
Location LINDEN, MI
Manufacturer General Motors LLC
Vehicle 2006 CHEVROLET MALIBU
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 1
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source NHTSA Website
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Complaint - Steering

THE VEHICLE WAS BEING DRIVEN ON 2 LANE HIGHWAY AT 45 MPH SUDDENLY POWER STEERING WARNING MESSAGE APPEARED IN DISPLAY, WARNING NOISE CAME ON (DING) AND THERE WAS NO POWER STEERING. THE VEHICLE WAS PULLED OVER ANF THE IGNITION WAS TURNED OFF AND THE VEHICLE WAS RE-STARTED AND THE WARNING MESSAGE WAS GONE AND THE POWERSTEERING STARTED WORKING AGAIN. I CHECKED FOR, (DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES), DTC'S WITH A SCANTOOL AND THERE WERE NO CODES LISTED. I LOOKED FOR SERVICE BULLETINS FOR THIS AND FOUND THE FOLLOWING. SPECIAL COVERAGE ADJUSTMENT - POWER STEERING ASSIST2012/05/2310183A THIS BULLETIN COVERS MY VEHICLE AND WILL REPLACE THE STEERING COLUMN IN THE VEHICLE.

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