Delayed Acceleration Problems
Many Chevrolet generations suffer from delayed acceleration due to a slow response in the drive-by-wire electronic throttle system. The throttle lag can be frustrating at best, but can also leave drivers in dangerous situations. Unfortunate…Continue reading article "Delayed Acceleration Problems"
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What Owners Complain About
Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.
- power door locks failed in the 2008 Malibu
- transmission stopped working in the 2010 Malibu
- power door locks malfunctioning in the 2009 Malibu
- transmission went out in the 2009 Malibu
- brake lights stay on while driving in the 2010 Malibu
What Breaks the Most
7th Generation (2008–2012) Malibu Key Numbers
Airbag inflators are exploding in the 2010-2011 Malibu, but this time it’s not one made by Takata.
GM says more than 1,100 sedans have ARC driver-side airbag inflators that are over-pressurizing, rupturing during an airbag deployment, and sending metal shrapnel through the cabin.
The automaker has sent out a notice about the (obvious) danger this creates, but affected owners will have to wait for a second notice until the recall actually begins.
Let’s hope GM is feeling “over-pressurized” to get those replacement parts ready ASAP.keep reading article "Malibu Recalled for Exploding Inflators"