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CHEVROLET MALIBU Problems with Steering, Suspension

 
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2005 CHEVROLET MALIBU Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2005 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 2005 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 (896 Complaints)
Date reported Mar 15, 2014
Location REDFORD, MI
Manufacturer General Motors LLC
Vehicle 2005 CHEVROLET MALIBU
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 1
Crash involved Y
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source NHTSA Website
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Complaint - Steering, Suspension

WAS DOING 40MPH POWER STEERING FAILED SPUN OUT HIT A WALL ENDED UP FACING THE WRONG WAY ON ONE WAY HIGHWAY.. I HAVE HAD SO MANY ISSUES WITH THE 2005 MALIBU IT SHOULD BE PULLED OFF THE ROAD FOR SURE, I HAVE HAD TO REPLACE STRUTS 2 TIMES NOW AND ABOUT TO REPLACE MY 2ND FUEL PUMP, MY CAR HAS STALLED OUT ON MANY OCCASIONS, HAS LEFT ME STRANDED MANY OTHER OCCASIONS. FOR AS MUCH MONEY AS I HAVE SPENT TO BUY THE CAR USED IN 2009 WITH 22000 MILES ON IT COST US 10500$ WE HAVE EASILY SPENT OVER THAT IN REPAIRING IT, THE WORST INVESTMENT I HAVE EVER MADE.. THE LIGHTING CONSTANTLY BURNS OUT THE BLINKERS AND HEADLIGHTS FAIL CONSTANTLY, THE GAS CAP THREADS EXPAND AND OR SHRINK AND CAUSES THE CAP TO EITHER BE IMPOSSIBLE TO REMOVE OR IMPOSSIBLE TO LOCK DEPENDING ON THE WEATHER. I ALSO HAVE HAD ANTI THEFT SECURITY LOCK OUT MANY TIMES WHERE THE CAR STALLS AND LOCKS ME OUT OF USING IT. POWER STEERING FAILED, FUEL WOULD NOT PUMP PROPERLY INTO THE VEHICLE, THE FUEL GAUGE DISPLAYED IMPROPER READINGS, AND THE SPEEDOMETER WAS INOPERATIVE.MY REMOTE KEYS FAIL CONSTANTLY AS WELL, ALIGNMENT WHICH MAKES THE CAR SHAKE/VIBRATE AT SPEEDS 60+ MY CD PLAYER DOES NOT WORK EITHER I HAD DEALERSHIP REPAIR IT BEFORE WARRANTY IT WOULD LOCK THE DISC IN THE PLAYER AFTER WARRANTY PROBLEM STARTED AGAIN,, MY SEAT WARMERS GET STUCK ON IT WAS A CONSTANT PROBLEM EVEN BEFORE WARRANTY WAS DONE THE DEALERSHIP WOULD FIX IT BUT NOW NOT UNDER WARRANTY THEY WOULDN'T REPAIR IT OR THE CD PLAYER AGAIN EVEN THOUGH IT WAS AN OBVIOUS COMPLAINT BEFORE THE END OF THE WARRANTY WELL WE ARE CAR SHOPPING NOW FOR 2 NEW CARS AND I PROMISE YOU I WILL NEVER PURCHASE ANOTHER GM/CHEVY EVER AGAIN WORST CUSTOMER SERVICE WORST CARS AND TO DANGEROUS TO RECONSIDER.

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