10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
77,443 miles

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problem #24

Oct 172010

Malibu

  • 113,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact stated that the turn signals would only work sporadically. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and the contact was informed that his vehicle was not included in the recall associated with NHTSA campaign id number: 03V327000 (exterior lighting:hazard flashing warning lights:switch). The vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileage was 113,000.

- East Haddam, CT, USA

problem #23

Oct 102010

Malibu

  • 141,501 miles
After driving for a few minutes, suddenly without warning, the turn signals stopped working, so I stuck my arm out the window to try to compensate for the lack, I tried to use emergency flashers and they did not work either. Every day that I drive, the turn signals work for about 15 minutes then stop (even the emergency flashers stop working). I contacted the Chevy recall # 800-630-2438 and spoke to daniel who told me that the recalls are VIN specific and that my car was not included in those VIN #'s and that I have to pay to have it fixed.

- Jamaica, NY, USA

problem #22

Oct 082010

Malibu 6-cyl

  • 141,600 miles
Driving from queens to brooklyn, NY and suddenly without warning, the turn signals stopped working, so I stuck my arm out the window to try to compensate for the lack. Every day that I drive, the turn signals work for about 15 minutes then stop (even the emergency flashers stop working). I've taken the car to mechanics who are as stumped as I was (until today) when I saw the NHTSA.dot recall and investigation list which included my car 2000 Chevy Impala.

- Jamaica, NY, USA

problem #21

Aug 102010

Malibu

  • 171,504 miles
Turn signals inoperable. Flasher inoperable. This makes it impossible to alert other drivers of intent to turn or change lanes causing a dangerous situation. I was told there has already been a recall by the Chevrolet representative. The recall was for the turn signals and hazard switch and both have been replaced by a previous owner at 70000 mi. Under the previous recall. I am now having the same problem at 172000 mi. And was told it is now not their responsibility.

- Ellinwood, KS, USA

problem #20

Sep 082010

Malibu

  • 84,500 miles
Turn signals have not been working upon demand. As of 9/82010 my turn signals have stopped working all together. GM said my VIN did not fall in the recall category of the same vehicles with the same problem.

- Canyon Country , CA, USA

problem #19

Jan 082010

Malibu

  • 177,000 miles
The turn signals started working intermittent, then quit. This was a recall a couple of years ago, and it was related to the hazard warning switch. My car was taken to the dealership and the switch was replaced. Unfortunately, this is a repeat and was not covered under the recall. The switches are still going bad and not covered. My instrument panel was destroyed internally when my switch was replaced and this damage was discovered during the last replacement in which I replaced the switch on my own since it was not covered.

- Milton, FL, USA

problem #18

Aug 042007

Malibu

  • 104,020 miles
I own a 2000 Chevy Malibu and I owned it since 2007 July...since then I have had problems with my hazard lights and signal lights...when I would be driving my car I would use my signal to turn left or right and it would make a crackle sound and stop working completley I would then try to use my hazard they would do the same thing make a crackle sound and not work..also with my headlights my problem with them is they work when they want to and when they do work they stay on even when my car is completely off am talking keys out of the engine and everything I would have to pop my hood and move around the fuses till the car lights finally turn off..I have taken my car into the dealership were I bought my car and all they did was give me a hardtime told me there was nothing wrong with my car and that my VIN# is not on the recall list...but there is a recall on 2000 Chevy Malibu about there hazardlights signal lights and headlights not only that the NHTSA dose not say anything about specific VIN# for the recalls it jus says that this is recalls on 2000 Chevy Malibu.

- Commerce, CA, USA

problem #17

Jul 062009

Malibu

  • 120,000 miles
My turn signals fail to work. I have to commute an hour to school everyday on a crowded highway and I have almost got into several accidents because I have to merge with no blinkers. Called the dealership and said my car was not part of the recall, but I have the same problem and the same make and model of the recall. Very annoying, I don't have $300 to fix my blinkers.

- Litchfield, MN, USA

problem #16

Sep 232009

Malibu

  • 12,660 miles
Turn signal works intermittently.

- Arlington, VA, USA

problem #15

May 012009

Malibu

  • 40,000 miles
Exterior lighting switch turn signal switch, fails daily when turned on.

- Parkville, MD, USA

problem #14

Feb 122009

Malibu

  • 147,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Chevrolet Malibu. While driving approximately 25 mph, the driver's side turn signal failed to activate. The failure occurred without warning and intermittently. The authorized dealer stated that the VIN was excluded from NHTSA campaign id number 03V327000 (exterior lighting, hazard flashing warning lights, switch), although the failures were identical. The vehicle is in the process of being repaired. The failure and current mileages were 147,000.

- North Providence, RI, USA

problem #13

Jan 292008

Malibu

  • 70,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact stated that the turn signals and hazard lamps worked intermittently. In addition, the horn would not sound. He cannot use the turn signals to indicate his intent to turn the vehicle, which could result in a crash. The dealer stated that the VIN was excluded from NHTSA campaign id number 03V327000 (exterior lighting:hazard flashing warning lights:switch); therefore, he would have to pay $300 to have the component replaced. The VIN was unknown. The failure mileage was 70,000 and current mileage was 85,000.

- Highland Ranch, CO, USA

problem #12

Jun 032005

Malibu

  • miles
Had hazard lights replaced 5 years ago, problem continues. Water pump blew, intake manifold needs replaced. Dex cool problem car also refuses to start from time to time, takes about 10 minutes to decide to start.

- Gilbert, AZ, USA

problem #11

Dec 242004

Malibu

  • 42,668 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact stated that the hazard lights and turn signals would function intermittently. She could never pinpoint when they would malfunction. The vehicle was taken to the dealer on several occasions; however, the lights functioned properly each time and they could not duplicate the failure. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer regarding NHTSA campaign id number 03V327000 (exterior lighting:hazard flashing warning lights:switch) and they installed a new switch. The remedy corrected the issue; however, the failure recurred in the latter part of 2008. The dealer stated that the repair would be at the contact's expense again because the recall repair had previously been performed. In addition, the heater did not work. The manufacturer has not been notified. The current mileage was 62,902 and failure mileage was 42,668.

- Buena Park, CA, USA

problem #10

Aug 152000

Malibu

  • miles
This is regarding my hazard lights and turn signals.

- Springfield, OH, USA

problem #9

Jan 072008

Malibu

  • 88,100 miles
Car drove well for 4 years no problem, then signal lights stopped working, works sometimes, but most of the time doesn't, have had bulbs changed many times, brand new bulbs, signals works when they want to. I've been honked at & cars have blew their horns at my vehicle because I have to turn sometimes & it fails to work, then I saw recall on internet.

- Tallulah, LA, USA

problem #8

Aug 082006

Malibu

  • 50,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact stated that the turn signals automatically turn on and off intermittently. Occasionally, the turn signals do not work at all. The dealer stated that his VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign id number 03V327000 (exterior lighting:hazard flashing warning lights:switch). The current mileage was 68,000 and failure mileage was 50,000.

- Sacramento, CA, USA

problem #7

Jul 232008

Malibu

  • 76,000 miles
I have a 2000 Chevrolet Malibu, , it has been experiencing intermittent turn signal, hazard lights for some months. The behavior matches that described in NHTSA campaign id number 03V327000. I contacted GM and was told that my car was not included in their recall 03043.

- Pittsburgh, PA, USA

problem #6

Oct 012007

Malibu

  • 131,000 miles
The contact owns a 2000 Chevrolet Malibu. While driving 55 mph, she heard a buzzing noise coming from the front of the vehicle near the hazard switch. Approximately 15 minutes later she was unable to activate the turn signal. There is a recall for the exterior lighting: Hazard flashing warning lights: Switch (NHTSA campaign id # 03V327000) however; the manufacturer stated that her VIN was not included as part of the recall. The failure and current mileages were 131,000.

- Stanley, VA, USA

problem #5

Jun 012007

Malibu

  • miles
Turn signals were working intermittently. Bought from Chevy dealership. Repaired at private shop. Cost to repair: $125 to replace hazard switch. Bandaid solution: Bang the dash until the signal worked.

- Kelowna, 00, USA

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