definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
38,667 miles

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problem #6

May 132009

Malibu 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 124,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact stated that the front passenger side door exhibited excessive rust. The contact had not taken the vehicle to a dealer or a local mechanic for inspection or repairs. The contact stated the failure was a safety issue because the rust was building around the filler pipe for the fuel system. The failure mileage was 124,000. Updated 6/8/11 the consumer stated the fuel door was hanging off the vehicle because the hinges were welded to the body and it rusted through. Updated 06/23/11

- Waymart, PA, USA

problem #5

Feb 202011

Malibu 6-cyl

  • 108,000 miles
2000 Chevy Malibu-rack & pinion mount on driver side broke from frame. Before failure font end shook like brakes were bad. Car began to steer hard and make load noise (felt under driver side floor board). Upon looking into problem I noticed that the mounts are only made of cheap sheet metal. Passenger side is showing signs of extreme rusting also. To repair will require front sub frame to be replaced. I believe that GM is putting money first and personal safety second.

- East Earl, PA, USA

problem #4

Apr 022007

Malibu 6-cyl

  • miles
2000 Chevrolet Malibu sedan with rusted left and right brackets that are welded to the K frame and hold the steering arm* the consumer had persistent problems with the brakes.

- Essex Junction, VT, USA

problem #3

Feb 072005

(reported on)


  • miles
Consumer experienced problem after problem with 2000 Malibu. Interior workmanship falling apart, outside mirror paint fading, replaced fuel pump and other problems. The vehicle turn signal malfunctioned and the truck lid would open intermittently on it's own.

- Macon, GA, USA

problem #2

Jan 292005


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While parked in the garage to have a water pump installed mechanic tried to start the vehicle and the key would not start it. Vehicle was towed to home since the weather was bad. A lock smith came and the entire dashboard and other components had to be replaced.

- St Catherine (Canada), 00, USA

problem #1

Aug 012002


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
I have encountered the following problems in the year since I purchased said vehicle: -signal &/or hazard lights work periodically -radio & lighter short out/blow fuses -A/C not working -A/C cuts on automatically w/ recirculation button -vent only works on level 3 or higher -water present in trunk -uneven tire wear -erratic gas gauge readings -coolant ran completely out w/out reason.

- Radford, VA, USA