98 malibu power steering problem, sick. possible recall? - Chevy Malibu Forum: Chevrolet Malibu Forums
Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
Wheel & Tire Center


ChevyMalibuForum.com is the premier Chevrolet Malibu Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-25-2011, 07:19 PM   #1
snoopysnooper1
CMF Rookie Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 4
Gallery: 0
Default 98 malibu power steering problem, sick. possible recall?

power steering randomly quit today. i hear that 98 malibus have a steering rack recall. i put some fluid in and it jus poured out oif the drivers side. any ideas?
snoopysnooper1 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 07-26-2011, 04:15 AM   #2
DrivenDaily
Administrator
2011 3.6/ A6 LTZ
Red Jewel Tintcoat
 
DrivenDaily's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 9,878
Gallery: 6
Garage
Default Re: 98 malibu power steering problem, sick. possible recall?

Call your dealer for any info on recalls or TSB's.

At over 13 years old it could be a hose has given out. Replace it if so and consider replacing all the other hoses (should be a total of 2 but might be 3 or 4) since they're as old and worn out, too.
__________________

'11 LTZ, born Aug 2010, Fairfax, KS

V6/A6, Red Jewel Tintcoat / Cocoa-Cashmere, Sunroof
Mods: WeatherTech mats, CHMSL Pulser

How-to: LEDs in mirrors :: How-to: 1-Wipe Wash
How-to: Remote express windows up/down


Traded: '09 2LT Black Granite Metallic V6 / A6 at 20,058 miles
Lost: '11 LTZ RJT V6 / A6 in flood at 44K miles
Muffler mod on '09
DrivenDaily is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-26-2011, 08:04 AM   #3
snoopysnooper1
CMF Rookie Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 4
Gallery: 0
Default Re: 98 malibu power steering problem, sick. possible recall?

im hoping its something easy. the car only has 85k miles on it, and ive only had it for a week but ive already put like 500 into it lol
snoopysnooper1 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Chevy Malibu Forum: Chevrolet Malibu Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Power Steering Conversion VJMJ00 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting (Generations 5 & 6) 5 12-17-2013 10:11 AM
2001 Malibu Power Steering Gear alwaysthere Do It Yourself Maintenance (Generations 5 & 6) 4 03-15-2011 07:22 PM
power steering problem mejerman Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting (Generations 5 & 6) 1 12-25-2010 07:55 PM
Steering Questions on 2009 LS (4 Cyl w/electric power steering) Speedster Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting (Generation 7) 53 04-29-2010 10:34 AM
power steering chevyrider89 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting (Generation 7) 5 12-11-2009 04:09 AM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:45 AM.



Powered by vBulletin®. Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.
The Chevy Malibu Logo, Chevy Malibu Typeface and Chevy Logo are Trademark General Motors. We are in no way affiliated with General Motors, we are simply an enthusiasts' site.