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Generation 9 Malibu (2016 - Present) This section contains all discussion related to the Generation 9 Malibu (2016 - Present)

Gen 9 General Discussion (Generation 9)

Malibu general discussion topics that are not more specific.
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Gen 9 Hybrid Forum

Discuss topics specific to the Gen9 Full Hybrid here
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Gen 9 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting

If you are having a dealer service issue or problem with your 9th Gen Malibu, please post about it in here.
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Gen 9 Do It Yourself Maintenance

Use this Forum to discuss DIY maintenance items such as oil changes and brake jobs for the 9th Gen Malibu. This will also be a great place to list replacement part numbers and any special information you've learned specific to the 9th Gen Malibu while working on it.
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Gen 9 Wheels, Tires, & Suspension

Ask any questions regarding wheels, tires and suspension components for your 9th Gen Malibu here.
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Gen 9 Modifications

Talk about any modifications to your 9th Gen Malibu here. From tint, spoilers and exhaust to stereo upgrades.
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Gen 9 Buying and Leasing

If you need to discuss buying a 9th Gen Malibu or leasing one, this is the place to do it.
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Gen 9 How-To

This is where you will find how-to information on the 9th Gen Malibu
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Gen 9 Malibu Ride Showoff

This is the place to show off your 9th Gen Malibu.
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Gen 8 Malibu, Years 2013-2015 and 2016 Limited This section contains all discussion related to the Generation 8 Malibu (2013 - 2015)

Gen 8 General Discussion

2013 - 2015 Malibu general discussion topics that are not more specific.
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Gen 8 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting

If you are having a dealer service issue or problem with your 2013 - 2015 Malibu, please post about it in here.
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Gen 8 Do It Yourself Maintenance

Use this Forum to discuss DIY maintenance items such as oil changes and brake jobs for the 2013 - 2015 Malibu. This will also be a great place to list replacement part numbers and any special information you've learned specific to the 2013 & Up Malibu while working on it.
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Gen 8 Wheels, Tires, & Suspension

Ask any questions regarding wheels, tires and suspension components for your 2013 - 2015 Malibu here.
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Gen 8 Modifications

Talk about any modifications to your 2013 - 2015 Malibu here. From tint, spoilers and exhaust to stereo upgrades.
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How-To (Generation 8)

This is where you will find how-to information on the 2013 - 2015 Malibu
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Gen 8 Buying and Leasing

If you need to discuss buying a 2013 - 2015 Malibu or leasing one, this is the place to do it.
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Gen 8 Malibu Ride Showoff

This is the place to show off your 2013 - 2015 Malibu.
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Generation 7 Malibu, Years 2008 - 2012 This section contains all discussion related to the Generation 7 Malibu (2008-2012).

Gen 7 General Discussion

2008 -2012 Malibu general discussion topics that are not more specific.
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Gen 7 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting

If you are having a dealer service issue or problem with your 2008 - 2012 Malibu, please post about it in here.
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Gen 7 Do It Yourself Maintenance

Use this Forum to discuss DIY maintenance items such as oil changes and brake jobs for the 2008 - 2012 Malibu. This will also be a great place to list replacement part numbers and any special information you've learned specific to the 2008 - 2012 Malibu while working on it.
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Gen 7 Modifications

Talk about any modifications to your 2008 - 2012 Malibu here. From tint, spoilers and exhaust to stereo upgrades.
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Gen 7 Wheels, Tires & Suspension

Ask any questions regarding wheels, tires and suspension components for your 2008 - 2012 Malibu here.
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Gen 7 How-To/Write-Ups

This is where you will find how-to information and write-ups on the 2008 - 2012 Malibu. ONLY POST TRUE HOW-TO AND WRITE-UPS IN HERE, OR IT WILL BE MOVED.
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Gen 7 Buying and Leasing

If you need to discuss buying a 2008 - 2012 Malibu or leasing one, this is the place to do it.
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Gen 7 Malibu Ride Showoff

This is the place to show off your 2008 - 2012 Malibu.
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Generations 5 & 6 Malibu, Years 1997- 2007 This section contains all discussion related to Malibu Generations prior to the 7th.

Gen 5 & 6 General Discussion

1997-2007 (Also 2008 Classic) Malibu general discussion topics that are not more specific.
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Gen 5 & 6 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting

If you are having a dealer service issue or problem with your 1997-2007 (Also 2008 Classic) Malibu, please post about it in here.
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Gen 5 & 6 Do It Yourself Maintenance

Use this Forum to discuss DIY maintenance items such as oil changes and brake jobs for the 1997-2007 (Also 2008 Classic) Malibu. This will also be a great place to list replacement part numbers and any special information you've learned specific to the 1997-2007 (Also 2008 Classic) Malibu while working on it.
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Gen 5 & 6 Modifications

Talk about any modifications to your 1997-2007 (Also 2008 Classic) Malibu here. From tint, spoilers and exhaust to stereo upgrades.
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Gen 5 & 6 Wheels, Tires & Suspension

Ask any questions regarding wheels, tires and suspension components for your 1997-2007 (Also 2008 Classic) Malibu here.
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Gen 5 & 6 Malibu Ride Showoff

This is the place to show off your 1997-2007 (Also 2008 Classic) Malibu.
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Forum Member Community Where you'll find everything else!

New Member Introduction

If you are new to the site (and new to your Chevy Malibu) please take a moment to say hi in this section and tell us a bit about yourself!
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Modifications-All Generations

Want to discuss performance enhancing modifications for your Chevy Malibu? This is the place to discuss all aftermarket modifications.
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Washing, Waxing and Detailing

We all have rides we take pride in. Lets discuss our car care secrets or ask any questions on how to keep that new car look here.
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  1. Gen 5 & 6 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    06 Malibu 4cyl eco tech engine. I set motor to tdc. Removed tensioner and noticed timing marks were now off. Went to rotate motor to get back to TDC motor now will not rotate past about a qtr rotation on pulley. When we were setting TDC motor had no problem rotating. What can I look for?
  2. Gen 7 General Discussion
    does anyone have the electric ac digrams for a 2009 malibu hybrid please
  3. Gen 9 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    I have a 2016 Malibu LT 1.5T with ~54,000 miles on it and had the StabiliTrak service message and check engine light turn on while driving on the highway going about 75 mph during a road trip. Found a mechanic at the next exit and got a cylinder 2 misfire code. He pulled out the spark plug, and...
  4. Gen 7 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    I have a 2012 Malibu. When the temp is colder than approx 30 degrees, the ignition won't turn all the way to off. After waiting a few minutes, I hear a click sound and then my key is released. The colder the temp, the longer I have to wait. This usually only happens the first 1-2 times I use my...
  5. Gen 7 General Discussion
    Hi, I picked this car up (179,000). Great cosmetic condition and everything works. I've found that each model car/Year sometimes has its own weak spots of things that tend to prematurely wear or fail in use. I thought it'd be helpful to ask long term Malibu owners if there are common issues to...
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