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  1. 2011 LTZ - Wider Tires, Wheel Selection, and some useful information about Parking Brakes

    Gen 7 Wheels, Tires & Suspension
    I recently upgraded my brakes and rotors to Power Stop Z23's. I decided that while I'm at it, I'll paint my calipers red to go along with the new drilled and slotted look! If anyone is looking to upgrade, I highly recommend the Power Stop kit. I ordered from RockAuto and found that it was...
  2. 2009 Chevy Malibu 3.6L LT won't start, won't crank; new battery, starter, alternator

    Gen 7 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    intermittent electrical problem over past 9 months. have replaced starter, alternator, and battery each twice. car started fine for past 3 months and just recently began having problems starting. stopped cranking and starting altogether. was able to jump start it and then subsequently restart...
  3. 2008 LTZ V6 transmission swap

    Gen 7 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    I bought a 2008 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ 3.6L V6 6spd (automatic transmission) as my first car a year and a half ago. I'm in love with this car. The problem is that due to the 3-5-R Wave plate failure, my car's transmission has crapped the bed. I have been looking to see if there are any other...
  4. 2011 3.6L LY7 with P0420

    Gen 7 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    As title says, 2011 Malibu 3.6L V6. Additional info: 141,xxx miles on car but only 47,xxx on engine (replaced at 94,xxx under warranty) - unsure if cats are original or if they were replaced with the engine I almost always use Top Tier fuel Oil is changed regularly using full synthetic No known...