really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
54,740 miles

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problem #14

Apr 222004

Malibu 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The turn signal and hazard warning lights were not working. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and the technician stated this vehicle was not included in the recall. The consumer would have to turn on the hazard warning lights to get the signal lights to work. The lights would work for a couple of days and then would start back doing the same thing.

- Little Rock, AR, USA

problem #13

Apr 202004

Malibu 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 44,000 miles
Make : Chevrolet model : Malibu year : 2000 NHTSA campaign id number : 03V327000 recall date : Aug 27, 2003 component: Exterior lighting:hazard flashing warning lights:switch potential number of units affected : 670740 my 2000 chev Malibu ls has had the problem associated with the above recall for two months and the chev dealership and GM have refused to cover the repair. Today I paid for the service myself but want a refund. I have spoken with GM but they said no.

- Gainesville, VA, USA

problem #12

Apr 142004

(reported on)


  • 80,000 miles
Consumer complained about problem with signal light switch and hazard flashing warning light switch problems. They worked intermittently.

- Bainbridge, GA, USA

problem #11

Feb 182003


  • 70,000 miles
Recall 03V327000, hazard warning switch: Intermittently the hazard and signal lights will not work. Consumer had a mechanic examine the vehicle and determined that the hazard warning switch needed replacement. There was a recall on this make, model, and year. But this vehicle was not included in the recall due to VIN.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #10

Mar 262004


  • 52,000 miles
While driving, intermittently turn signals failed. The dealership was notified, but did not resolve the problem. Problem is similar to NHTSA recall (03V327000); however, consumer's vehicle is not included in the recall due to VIN.

- West Jordan, UT, USA

problem #9

Aug 202002


  • 45,000 miles
Recall no. #03V327000, hazard warning switch failure. Intermittently the signal lights do not work properly. Also, when the signal lights were engaged only a irritating noise was heard. This vehicle was not included in the recall due to VIN.

- Dallas, TX, USA

problem #8

Mar 222004


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Intermittently turn signal and hazard warning light were not working. Dealer stated this vehicle was not included in the recall. The turn signals had been malfunctioning for some time. The consumer reported the problem to the dealer before the recall was initiated.

- Winston-Salem, NC, USA

problem #7

Jan 172004

Malibu 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 62,000 miles
Turn signals work intermittently as well as flashers. GM states my vehicle is not covered by recall.

- Torrance, CA, USA

problem #6

Mar 012004

Malibu 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 59,000 miles
I have a 2000 Chevrolet Malibu that has the symptoms listed in the recall that is covered under the NHTSA campaign id number 03V327000. However, my vehicle has a build date prior to the build date covered by this recall. It would seem to me that the faulty componet was being used earlier than originally thought.

- Missouri City, TX, USA

problem #5

Feb 262004


  • 50,000 miles
Turn signals are working intermittently. Consumer feels this may cause an accident when making a turn and driver behind doesn't see the blinkers. The consumer stated there was a recall on the 200 Malibu's, but the recall did not cover the consumers vehicle.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #4

Jun 202003

Malibu 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 25,000 miles
The vehicle experienced problems with the turn signals and the hazard lights. They both worked intermittently. Provide further details. The failure of turn signals caused an accident. Turn signals were also repaired at no charge to the consumer.

- Palm Harbor, FL, USA

problem #3

Dec 082003

Malibu 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 73,000 miles
The turn signal and the hazard warning lights were not working. NHTSA recall 03V327000 was issued on this problem. Dealer stated that this vehicle was not included in the recall even though this vehicle was manufactured in March 2000. When the switch was turned on a buzzing noise started and he lights would not work.

- Erwin, TN, USA

problem #2

Jan 012001


  • 26,000 miles
Hazard lights and turning lights work intermittently, and as a result have nearly caused several accidents on the highway changing lanes; levels 1 and 2 for the blower for heat/air stopped working; had to replace the brake pads and rotors in the front at 26,000 miles.

- Glenview, IL, USA

problem #1

Sep 082003

(reported on)


  • 50,000 miles
Vehicle has the same hazard warning switch defect as stated in recall 03 V 327 000. The manufacturer's notification is due to begin in 2004.

- Round Lake Beach, IL, USA