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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Chevrolet Malibu
While many people thought that Toyota and Honda had taken over the mid-size family sedan market with models like the Camry and the Accord, Chevrolet surprised the whole market with the Malibu. Available...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid
The 2012 Chevrolet Malibu ECO hybrid is an interesting car in the world of mid-size family sedans. Unlike other popular hybrids, it doesn’t have a full-sized electric motor that takes over when...
2012 Toyota Camry vs. 2012 Chevrolet Malibu: Which One Should I Buy?
Mid-size sedans are the perfect family vehicle; offering just enough space for you and a few kids, but not so much that a small family will feel lost in them. This class of vehicles is slightly larger than...
2012 Chrysler 200 vs. 2012 Chevrolet Malibu: Which One Should I Buy?
When you are looking for a small-range sedan, you need to get somewhere quickly and inexpensively, and may even need to take a few kids with you. Slightly larger than a commuter car, these mid-size options offer decent...
2012 Chevrolet Malibu vs. 2012 Ford Fusion: Which One Should I Buy?
When you want a midsize sedan, you’re looking for something that will offer you the best fuel economy for the size as well as additional safety features that will keep your family safe while you’re driving across town...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If Safety is #1
Maybe you’re a parent buying the first car for your teenager, or perhaps you’re a new parent and the safety of your little one is of the utmost importance. Or perhaps you're...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Need a Lot of Trunk Space
Many people focus more on interior room than cargo carrying capacity. That’s natural if you have a large family or regularly carpool, but what about drivers who need to carry a...

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My car crank for about two seconds than it stops lights in the dash are good and I jus gt a tune up
The problem sounds like the anti-theft system is active. Turn on the key and look at the theft light to see if it stays on or flashes. If it does then try another set of keys or close and lock...
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Motor seized up
Hi There, If the motor is seized up, it will not turn over due to the fact that the pistons will not be able to move up and down inside the cylinders. If this is the case, the engine will...
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Car does not start
Hi There, Depending on whether or not the vehicle will turn over will determine what the next step should be. If the engine does not turn over, I would recommend checking all connections related to the battery and check to...
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My engine, thermostat and brake lights are constantly on and the car appears to want to shut off when I come to a stop
The thermostat light generally indicates that the motor may be overheating or that the coolant levels are low. The brake light usually indicates that there may be an issue with the brake fluid level. This may suggest that your brake...
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Do they make a thermostat for 2004 Chevy Malibu V6 that cools the car down faster because my needle is going past a half mark
Hi there. Although there are a few aftermarket accessory cooling systems, such as secondary water pumps that might help, in your case, it's probably best to resolve the issue you're having instead of trying to upgrade something. It's more than...
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I got a message sayin Engine Power Reduced
The issue you are writing in about is common enough that a specific diagnostic, namely a Reduced Engine Power Warning Light Diagnostic is performed by technicians dispatched by YourMechanic. If you request that diagnostic, the responding certified mechanic will get...
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when i cut on my ac in my 2012 malibu it starts to click and when i drive it stops. but when i am in park or on brake at a light i
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first thing to determine is what exactly is stopping. Does the vehicle stop blowing cold air, or does it stop blowing all air regardless of temperature? If it stops blowing cold air intermittently,...
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I have at 2012 chevy Malibu, when I go turn the switch it sounds like it won't turn and but then it does turn on.
Hi there. In some cases, this could be an indication of a battery that has a low charge or an ignition relay or ignition cylinder that has a faulty ground connection. It is also possible that an ignition system component...
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I drive a 2010 chevy Malibu and wen driving my car jerks and rpms go up and down a little. Losing power
Although the check engine light is off, there may still be downloadable diagnostic trouble codes which might provide clues as to why the engine runs roughly. Possible causes of the trouble you are experiencing are uneven cylinder compression, fuel system...
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09 Chevy Malibu ls 2.4L..I was driving with my Ac on & sudden the RPM went down to 0 but still Drives but shift funny
Hi there. It is common, especially when it's really hot outside, for an engine's RPM to decrease quickly when the AC is turned on for a moment. This problem gets worse due to dirty air or fuel filters, fuel injectors...
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Can i drive my car even when the "engine power loss" alert turned on?
Hi there. A Reduced Power light usually indicates a fairly serious problem with the throttle system. When this light illuminates the vehicle will often go into a “safe mode”, which will severely limit the speed of the car and in...
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Oil
The oil change should be done when the indicator states it is time to change it. The timer goes by time of ignition on time and by mileage. Unless you are real low on oil then you can wait until...
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Temperature gauge keeps fluctuating.
Hi there. If you recently had radiator or cooling system service, it is quite possible that you have air bubbles inside the coolant lines that can create excessive heat to build up. There is a procedure for properly priming and...
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I have a 2016 Chevy malibu that the air stop getting cool.The dealship said a rock put a whole in my condenser
Unfortunately it is very possible. I had it happen to me with a vehicle I owned several years ago. The a/c condenser is right behind the grille and in front of the radiator. If any type of road debris gets...
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Starting issues
Hi There, It sounds like you may be having some kind of an electrical problem that may be resulting in an ignition relay not allowing the car to start properly or potentially a faulty ignition coil pack that may also...
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my Malibu smells like it's burning and when I lift the hood and press the gas it sounds extremely loud
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be having several different issues. To begin diagnosing it, you will want to check the fluid levels to find out what is burning. From there you want to know how the...
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Overheating
Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant...
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What is leaking the coolant in my car?
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a water pump shaft seal that may be going bad. Generally, when a water pump is going bad, you may hear a bit of a whining sound combined with the pump leaking....
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I have 2003 Chevy Malibu.it has four misfires and smoke is coming out the engine
Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination of both. Spark related problems generally will result from things like ignition coils, crankshaft...
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How much to repaid a blown head gasket on a 2010 Chevy Malibu?
Hi There, Depending on how severe the damage is will determine what the cost may be to repair. Often times, the damage is unknown until the cylinder head is removed and inspected for cracks and other damage. If the damage...

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