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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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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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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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Replaced throttle body in 2010 chevy malibu and now it will not relearn.
On this particular re-learn, the scan tool is helpful because it can re-set learned airflow values to zero. However, as you can see from the Factory Service Manual instructions, merely driving the car after an unsuccessful "re-learn" will cause the...
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Car stalled and couldn't go over 25 mph, also the steering wheel locked and couldn't move the car until I shut it off and start it
P0013 sets if there is an open or short in the circuit to (and from) the exhaust camshaft oil control valve. That valve is an actuator or solenoid controlled electro-mechanical device. The underlying fault that caused the code to set...
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My elctronic power steering stops working when im driving
If a rusted fuse were causing an intermittent connection, of course that might explain the periodic steering interruption. Simply replacing the fuse though won't be sufficient. The contacts in the fuse holder will have to be carefully cleaned of all...
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Q: 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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Q: 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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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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Keep getting p1404 code on a 2003 Chevy malibu
It is very possible that the egr valve itelf is the cause. It is also possible that the egr tube could be clogged up.
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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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Received code p0826 on my 2005 Chevy Malibu.
The code is for the cooling system sensor or thermostat and will cause the check engine light to come on. If the light is on then you will fail the emission test.
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is it ok to drive my 2013 chevy malibu with a bad temperature sensor? the temp guage is stuck on cold it says engine hot a/c off
It may not be advisable to drive the vehicle with a bad sensor since you would not know if the engine was running hot and can cause engine damage. You would also have issues with the computer not knowing when...
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2008 chevy malibu code p0641
There are two 5 volt reference circuits for vehicle sensors (denoted circuit 1 and 2) each of which are monitored by the vehicle computer. When the code P0614 sets that means that the voltage on Circuit No. 1 is out...
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How much will it cost to fix low engine power issues
Many different types of faulty vehicle components and/or sensors can cause reduced power. Inasmuch as the cost to repair will depend on exactly what must be repaired, a diagnostic to pinpoint the faulty parts must be performed first. That diagnostic...
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How many quartz of engine oil should be put in during a oil change?
If you have the 2.0L engine, and are changing both the filter and the oil, add 6.3 quarts of oil. All other engines on this model, that is the 2.4L and the 2.5L, require 5.0 quarts if you are changing...

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