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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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Took my car to get a oil change and they said my water pump is having a slow leak it's a 2011 Chevy Malibu but I had no issues
Hi there. A leaking water pump is typically an earlier indicator that the water pump will soon break. When this happens, it will stop circulating coolant through the engine and eventually cause the engine to overheat. If you're going to...
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Hello, thank you for writing in. If the vehicle was in a wreck, the issues are likely independent from each other. One issue seems to be a powertrain control module electrical malfunction. This could be an issue with an input...
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My car is making a noise since i had the water pump replaced and the needle is still going up. Why is it doing that?
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Which type of oil is best used for Chevy Malibu LS
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Looking for the starter interrupt device put on by dealer
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Is there a way to check the ignition timing on my 1999 Chevy Malibu without disassembly?
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Wiring Diagram on the Blower motor resistor
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Remote control won't open my trunk, but I can use the button on the door. No key access. 09 Chevy Mailbu
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My check light came on possibly due to battery corrosion and poor electrical connection
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2009 chevy malibu were is the fuel filter
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