really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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problem #1

Aug 012010


  • miles
The contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet Malibu. Upon entering the vehicle the contact turned on the air conditioner and began to smell a silicone odor. The failure recurred whenever the air conditioner was operated. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where the contact was told there was mildew on the air conditioner evaporator. The vehicle was repaired. The failure mileage was unknown and the current mileage was 9,700.

- Lakeland, FL, USA