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  1. 2011 Malibu shifts to Park But Will Not Release Key

    Gen 8 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    Hello All, I have a 2011 Chevy Malibu that has no problem shifting into Park and turning into ACC, but will not shift to the final off position to release the key from the ignition. This is obviously a problem because the car does not fully shut off until the key is in a final position and...
  2. 2011 Cam Solenoid Replacement

    Gen 7 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    I recently had a CEL come on my 2011 Malibu. Took car to dealer for service and was told I needed to replace both the Intake and Exhaust Cam Solenoids. I did that and asked them to go ahead and change the oil as well since the car was already there (oil change indicator was at around 26%, no...
  3. Crackle noise when only accelerating for the first couple of miles

    Gen 7 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    I've noticed that my 2011 Malibu is making a strange crackling noise when I accelerate. The engine works great at idle, and no strange noises. The crackle noise only happens when I first drive the car for the first mile or two, and notice the noise is loudest when the engine is below 2000 rpm...
  4. Anti Theft Indicator Light

    Gen 7 General Discussion
    Probably a dumb question but here it goes. When I lock my 2011 Malibu with the FOB my Anti-Theft Indicator light begins to flash periodically every three seconds. my questions: 1. It periodically flashing every 3 seconds when locked means the system is armed and working correct? 2. With the...
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