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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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Replaced egr valve and drive cycle for egr and evap won't complete
Hi Jeremy. Thanks for the question today. The type of digital scanner used can significantly impact the ability to clear codes. So, if you're using a generic code reader that does not have Chevrolet-specific software to access all OBD-II generic...
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My car acelerates on it on and when I try to stop it seems as it try to take off making my car jerk really hard. I just replaced m
In addition to seeking a diagnostic and repair, you can report unintended acceleration incidents to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSA. Obviously, uncommanded acceleration is a serious safety hazard. Without a first hand examination of your car, it...
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Code P0010 and P0011
Your car is fuel injected, which means that pumping the pedal will not make any difference in terms of starting the vehicle. Codes P0010 and P0011 relate to the varying differences between the camshaft and crankshaft, which is something that...
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The security light is on but car stil starts
It is very possible that some reprogramming of certain computer modules in your vehicle may need to be done. This is often the case with many GM vehicles when certain electrical harnesses are unplugged. I would recommend reaching out to...
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My 2008 Chevy Malibu cranks but wont start. I recently replaced my water pump and bought a new battery.
The white smoke generally indicates you may have a leaking or damaged head gasket as a result of the overheating. A blown head gasket may cause a number of different symptoms. Coolant in the engine oil, an engine misfire or...
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So my engine light is on and my auto start won't start. My oil mileage is past due by 250 miles. Could it be the oil?
The check engine light does not illuminate when routine maintenance is due. There is a separate maintenance minder alert system in your vehicle to cover that. The check engine light will only illuminate if faults arise in vehicle systems, engine...
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Both Of My Car Fans Keeps Running While My Car Is Off
If the fix consisted of disabling the automatic control of the cooling fans, it will actually be easier to just fix the original problem and restore the car to normal (intended) operation so that you don't have to use the...
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A mechanic said I had clay in my steering rack and that i needed a new one. What catergory does that fall under on this website?
The steering will be under the suspension and steering area. You will need to replace the steering rack and flush out old fluid and then have an alignment after replacement. You may also need tie rod ends if they are...
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Can this issue be a cause from water damage or car flooding due to hurricane?
Not all of the causes of reduced power are related to water infiltration. So, to answer your question, it will depend on exactly what the cause of reduced power is in your case. If electrical connections, or perhaps the PCM,...
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I have a 2003 Chevy Malibu I'm trying to add transmission fluid to it since I don't have a dipstick to check it how many quarts
If the dipstick is missing for your transmission, it would be somewhat difficult to determine if the fluid is at the correct level or not. I would strongly recommend having a replacement dipstick inserted before adding any fluid to the...
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But what if we just had the water pump replaced
The advice depends on exactly what code was read and, of course, depends too on the results of subsequent tests that must be performed once a code is read. If you are referring to Code P0119 (or related codes, of...
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I have a 2003 Chevy Malibu I'm trying to add transmission fluid to it since I don't have a dipstick to check it how many quarts
If the dipstick is missing for your transmission, it would be somewhat difficult to determine if the fluid is at the correct level or not. I would strongly recommend having a replacement dipstick inserted before adding any fluid to the...
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Car is a 04 Chevy Malibu, when I shift into drive D the gear indicated on the dash says it's in L1 any tips
This sounds like a problem with the transmission range sensor, also known as the transmission position sensor. This sensor is responsible for sending data or input to the PCM relating to the transmission in order for the PCM to properly...
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Changed camshaft sensor
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What effects could bad or failing mega fuse cause and what would be the symptoms on a failing mega fuse?
MEGA fuses are bolt-down style fuses that are used to protect high current circuits. If a MEGA fuse blew, the car likely would not operate at all because these fuses protect critical, high current circuits, ones important to keeping the...
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Eps having problems
When these issues occur with the electric power steering on your vehicle, it is normally due to the steering control unit. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a local dealership to determine if your steering control unit is...
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what are the two sensors called that I need to replace on my 2013 chevy malibu that reads AC unit off due to high engine temp
Hi Ruben. Thanks for contacting us today. The sensors that will monitor data are the engine temperature sensor and the coolant temperature sensor. They work together to relay data to the ECU. If the engine temperature is too hot, an...
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My engine is over heating and there no heat coming out in the cabin when turning the heat on, I've replaced the water pump and the
Trapped air can cause both overheating, and lack of cabin heat, so hopefully after you replaced the thermostat, all air was purged from the cooling system. Assuming the cabin heater control valve is functioning, a common reason for no cabin...
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Wife’s car won’t start and oil dip stick is bone dry?
This is likely related to the lack of sufficient oil in the motor, which may have also caused the motor to overheat and shut down. When this happens, a number of things may cause the motor to not run properly...
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My car just shut down while i was driving now it wont say nothing at all just one click when i turn the ignition switch
Hi Jay. Thanks for contacting us today. There are several possible sources for this problem, but in most cases, it starts with the alternator being damaged or not supplying power to charge the battery. If the alternator not working, the...

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