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2004 Chevrolet Malibu Base 4dr Sedan

2004 Chevrolet Malibu
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Midsize
24 mpg city / 34 mpg hwy
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What's the best course of action for my 2007 Chevy Malibu p0463 code?
What could I be overlooking? It's the LT v6 3.5 liter with 100,000 miles on it. I have a check engine light that has been on for a while and it's time to have the emissions test ...
Asked by Ted M March 16, 2014, 8:03 am 0 reply
Can cruise control be installed in a 05 Malibu?
I am looking to buy a 2005 Chevy Malibu and the car does not have cruise control on it. My question is if it is possible to have cruise control installed and if so how much would i...
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my ABS light comes on and stays on while I'm driving.
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Asked by Roger J February 28, 2014, 4:04 am 1 reply
I don't think my battery cables are connecting
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Asked by Jack C March 4, 2014, 10:38 am 0 reply
battery light and airbag light 01 malibu
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Asked by Trey C March 3, 2014, 4:28 am 0 reply
why does my car jerk when im stopped
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Asked by Jack J February 23, 2014, 12:36 pm 1 reply
There are a lot of problems with my car
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Asked by Jamie L February 24, 2014, 5:55 pm 1 reply
what is wrong with this car
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Asked by Billy G February 24, 2014, 7:40 am 1 reply
anti-theft system
I got a 05 malibu and the theft system is stuck tried everything bcm,ignition,fuses,left key on,tried door lock trick,what can I do
Asked by Ken S February 24, 2014, 5:58 am 1 reply
how to fix
I have a 1997 3.1 Chevy Malibu. Have a chevy .I have a obd2 and a check engine light on. It says it is the temperature sensor so I replaced it with a new one. I had also rested the...
Asked by Chris M February 23, 2014, 8:33 pm 1 reply

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