hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
48,988 miles

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problem #2

May 042010


  • 90,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet Malibu. The contact stated that the rims cracked and caused the tires to deflate. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic. The technician verified the failure and diagnosed that the rim needed to be replaced. The rims were replaced, but the failure recurred. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 90,000.

- Mobile, AL, USA

problem #1

Sep 102009


  • 7,975 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Chevrolet Malibu. He took his vehicle to the dealer for routine service, and the dealer stated that the rims on both passenger side wheels were bent. The dealer speculated that he struck a pothole. However he never struck a pothole while driving. The manufacturer was notified, but no assistance was provided. The failure mileage was 7,975.

- Hughson, CA, USA