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CHEVROLET MALIBU Problems with Electrical System, Exterior Lighting, Vehicle Speed Control

 
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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 Jun 01, 2015
Location WINAMAC, IN
Manufacturer General Motors LLC
Vehicle 2005 CHEVROLET MALIBU
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 0
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Email
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THE CONTACT OWNS A 2005 CHEVROLET MALIBU. WHILE DRIVING APPROXIMATELY 65 MPH WITH THE CRUISE CONTROL ENGAGED, THE CRUISE CONTROL DEACTIVATED AND THE BRAKE LIGHTS ILLUMINATED WITHOUT WARNING. THE CONTACT DEPRESSED THE BRAKE PEDAL AND THE BRAKE LIGHTS TURNED OFF. THE CONTACT POWERED THE VEHICLE OFF AND BACK ON AND THE BRAKE LIGHTS RESUMED NORMAL OPERATION. THE VEHICLE WAS PREVIOUSLY REPAIRED UNDER NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 14V252000 (ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL, EXTERIOR LIGHTING, SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL). THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER WHERE IT WAS DIAGNOSED THAT THE BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH WAS FAULTY AND NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS REPAIRED; HOWEVER, THE FAILURE RECURRED ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS. THE MANUFACTURER WAS MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 199,000.

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