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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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I've been hearing this strange low pitched "womp womp" sound, I turn left it goes away. I turn right it gets worse.
What you are describing sounds like a wheel bearing that may be starting to fail. A wheel bearing will usually fail due to pitting or small damage on the surface of the rollers or the bearing race. Both the surface...
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Whenever I fill my car up with gas it doesn't want to start up and it shakes when I try to start it. I have to turn it off and on
Hi Tiara. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Sometimes a problem like this can be caused by a vacuum line leak, a problem with the EVAP system (like a clogged canister or a purge valve) or even a defective gas cap....
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I have a Chevy Malibu maxx lt 2006 I drive and when press the gas my car wouldn’t get out gear and all sudden my speed ramp up and
Hi Jarvis. Thanks for contacting us today. There are several possibilities that could be causing these problems. Some of the most common issues include a damaged speed sensor, shift solenoid or internal transmission fluid leaks from inner seals or gaskets....
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I have a 2010 chevrolet malibu the service traction light is on and a cruise control code mean
The traction control system maximizes traction while accelerating on loose or slippery road surfaces. The reason you are seeing the warning light continuously is there is a fault somewhere in the complex sensor system that makes the system work by...
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I have an 01 Malibu that runs sluggish and stalls. Noticed the smell of fuel when running the heat.
If you have a heavy fuel smell coming into the cars interior then you should check the fuel pressure regulator and fuel lines for leaking fuel. You should disconnect the vacuum line to regulator to see if fuel is coming...
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2009 chevy malibu, traction light on , service esc, and reduce engine power comes on after 30 min of driving.
There is likely an electrical malfunction that is intermittent but "heat" related. That is, once the engine warms up, the malfunction occurs. Sometimes ignition coils or crankshaft position sensors will do this but there are quite a few possibilities. In...
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My car keep over heating i put coolant in it the coolant comes straight out on to the passager floor
If engine coolant is leaking onto the floor of the passenger compartment, then the leak is likely in the passenger compartment heater core or in the connections to the heater core. To have the leak pinpointed, and the necessary repairs...
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My car is not going forward or backward
This may be a result of low transmission fluid or potentially a faulty transmission control module. A faulty transmission control module may cause a delay in acceleration or erratic shifting of gears. The transmission control module has various sensors such...
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I believed i fuel pump was dead and i have a friend that's a mechanic he said it sounded like the fuel pump
If the fuel pump is not turning on and supplying fuel, that will prevent the car from starting. A non functioning fuel pump will not "influence" other diagnostic tests though. It's easy to test a fuel pump; I would hope...
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Trans is making a loud clunk when I put it in drive
If there are faulty motor mounts those should be repaired. Once that repair is made, if the noise persists, a noise of that "type" is often due to faulty axle joints. In your circumstance, though, inasmuch as work was performed...
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Ac only cold at idle or low rpms
Hi Ricardo. Thanks for writing to us today. There are a few things that could cause this issue such as debris that is causing air to deflect from the compressor to cool it down or a clogged cabin filter. An...
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What does service tire pressure mean?
If your tire pressure light is illuminated, this indicates that your tire pressure and one of the tires is low or that one of the tire pressure sensors is faulty. I would recommend visiting a Quality Tire Shop in your...
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check engine light on
There is a special service campaign from the manufacturer for this problem. Your vehicle may be covered for the repair under service bulletin number 15824-01 dated August 9th 2016. The bulletin covers codes P0010 and P0013 for the intake or...
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So I bought my wife a 2016 malabu and out of no where the battery saver light came could it be the same as the cruz
Hello, thanks for writing in. Both the battery and the alternator may be at fault. The light turns on any time low voltage is detected. That being said, both are easy enough to test. Most automotive parts stores will test...
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I tried to start my car but it makes a loud clicking noise and my check engine light flicks fast any idea on what that is?
You should have the vehicle jump started with another vehicle or battery to see if the problem is from a low voltage condition in the battery. If jump starting does not work then you will need to have the computer...
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Getting gas
Hi Stephanie. Thanks for contacting us tonight about your fuel tank problem. Believe it or not, this is rather common. In most cases, it's due to a failure of the gas pump itself, as there are several safety systems on...
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I have a 2013 chevy Malibu that the a/c blows out the lower vents only
This problem is caused by malfunctioning blend doors in the in-dash ventilation network. Sometimes the underlying cause of the malfunction is mechanical (stick blend door, broken linkage, etc.) and sometimes electrical as doors can be controlled by electrically powered servos....
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I just had my oil changed last month and my car is giving me a message to change it soon.
This is likely related to the fact that the shop that changed the oil did not reset the oil life in the computer. To reset the oil life light, try doing the following: -Turn the ignition to position On...
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when my car starts it runs fine but when I put it in drive and get to around 30mph it shuts off
A partial list of potential causes of the loss of engine power that you are describing would include faults in oxygen sensors, the fuel pump and/or filter, vacuum leaks, ignition system malfunctions, bad valve timing if the timing belt or...
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Car always struggles to start on cold start ,it is not the battert i just bought a new one
As a general rule, car engines do not like cold weather and do not do operate as well in cold weather. When you start your vehicle in the morning and turn the key to on, the coolant temperature sensor reads...

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