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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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2011 malibu front end vibrates during acceleration above 50 mph. Is it the drive shaft?
Hi there. It's hard to tell whether or not the driveaxle would be the source of this vibration without test driving or inspecting the car. In most cases, when your car vibrates around 50 mph, it's an indication of wheels...
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Knocking noise from radiator and coolant coming out of overflow hose
Be sure not to drive the car if it is overheating because overheating can warp the cylinder head and/or engine block causing costly damage. The most common causes of overheating include low coolant level (including that due to sudden large...
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Can 205/40z17 84w tires fit on my 2012 Malibu?
Tire size 205/40z17 is not specified for your vehicle and thus does not fit. Use of that size will alter your speedometer reading, at minimum, and possibly affect other vehicle speed sensors affecting shift patterns. Your current tires are probably...
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Why won't the screen on the driver information center will not return to the original screen?
Most driver information systems should have a back button of some sort. If you are pressing the back button and nothing is happening, it is possible that your driver information center could be malfunctioning. If this is the case, I...
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When car is shifted into drive car will not go forward when pressing gas it just rev the engine.But when shifted into reverse car
Hello, thank you for writing in. The color and condition of the transmission fluid should be a huge indicator. Low transmission fluid is one of the leading causes of issues with the transmission. You will want to start by refilling...
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Banging/ rattling noise coming from the front suspension?
Hi there. The sound on the video is an indicator of worn out control arm bushing. Without being there to inspect all components of the steering and suspension, it's hard to say for certain what is the precise source of...
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My 2005 chevy malibu eeduced engine power light is on after i pushed in some fuses
If the reduced power started immediately (first key start) after you worked around the fuses, there is probably an electrical cause. If there was any delay at all though, that raises the possibility of mere coincidence, in other words the...
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My car doesn't cut off all the way when I take the key out of the ignition
It sounds like you may have a faulty ignition switch. As you may know, your ignition has several circuits: Always On - Connected directly to the battery and is not affected by the ignition switch. This includes: alarm, interior lights,...
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Overheating and leaking water
Hi There, It sounds like your vehicle may have overheated potentially causing damage to the cylinder head gaskets. When this happens, this can cause problems with starting due to insufficient compression. Overheating can be caused by a number of things...
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Rough idle
Hi There, It sounds like your car may have a bit of a rough idle problem. There are a number of things that may cause a rough idle. A rough idle may be caused by things such as low fuel...
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Camshaft position sensor and spark plugs
Hi There, This is definitely a timing issue and most likely related to a camshaft position sensor failing and potentially bad spark plugs and/or wires. The camshaft position sensor is a magnetic sensor that monitors camshaft speed to regulate ignition...
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Can a camshaft position sensor problem masquarade as a timing belt malfunction??
Hi There, While it may be possible that the motor may have jumped time, this is not likely. It may be much more likely that your issue does in fact relate to a faulty camshaft position sensor as this is...
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Gas isn't getting to engine after changing filter and tank
Hi there. One of the more common issues that leads to this type of problem after this repair is not having a good ground wire connection to the fuel pump. This causes restricted flow of fuel and can even disable...
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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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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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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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