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  1. Gen 9 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    I am having some problems with my Malibu it is throwing two codes P0299 and P2227. The car seems to be in limp mode where the acceleration is slow and the car won't go above 3800-4000 RPM. The P2227 code says it is the barometric sensor after calling two dealerships they said that there are no...
  2. Gen 9 Buying and Leasing
    The team that built it for me sent me pictures from the factory yesterday pretty excited to get it just wanted to share.
  3. Gen 5 & 6 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    I have a 06 Mailibu LT (V6 3.5L) I already replaced the intermediate shaft and the actual steering rack a few months ago, and had an alignment afterwards and everything. Those repairs have all been holding up great. Nothing has changed at all, but the other day, the car beeped 3 times and power...
  4. Gen 9 Buying and Leasing
    So I put in an order custom for an LT 2022 Malibu yesterday at my local Chevrolet dealership they said anywhere from 6:00 to 12 weeks. But I am reading online that the Fairfax plant isn't starting Malibu production until mid-December which my dealer never told me anything about that. Just...
  5. Gen 5 & 6 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    This a 2000 3.1 V6 sedan model Malibu with about 250k of well maintained engine kms. Hello all potential problemsolvers! I will give the history in point form for ease of understanding, and the problems included therein.. 1. Car began displaying anti-theft lock out syndrome about 6 years ago...
  6. Gen 5 & 6 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    I cannot get the pinch bolt at the bottom on the intermediate shaft to detach from the rack and pinion.. I have used a disc grinder and effectively separated the 2 parts of the pinch bolt, still wont move. Im replacing the rack and the int. shaft so I just need advice on getting it off the rack...
  7. Gen 8 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    My ac goes from ice cold to barely cool multiple times every trip. I can feel my car bog down at times when it noticably changes. I can start it and let it sit 5 mins and it's blowing ice cold. I start driving down the road and it blows barely cool. I've noticed I can hit my gas hard and let up...
  8. Gen 5 & 6 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    Hi! I´m completely new at repairing cars, recently purchased a 2001 malibu with a lot of troubles, hoping you can teach me how to fix it. Additionally, I´m from Mexico so my English is not the best. The problems I have: 1) Coolant System temperature is two lines above the middle. My blue driver...
  9. Gen 9 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    In my 2016 Malibu I’ve randomly had my check engine light come on twice and it this popped up both times. It’s summer time here where I live so I have no idea why it is popping up ? Any ideas of what it could be from?
  10. Gen 9 General Discussion (Generation 9)
    My 2016 malibu pops in the rear end when i go forward or in reverse and when i get into the vehicle. I just had the shocks and struts done about 3 months ago thinking that was it but the noise is getting worse. Any suggestions or anyone been through this problem yet? Thanx in advance!
  11. Gen 7 Modifications
    GEN.7 MODS STOCK & TUNED (2008-2012) Chevy Malibu 2.4L Ecotec ( LE5 ) | LS, LT, LTZ | Non FlexFuel, Non California Emissions Hey y’all wanted to start a fun thread and just share some fun mods for the 2.4L LE5 don't matter if y’all are stock or tuned just here to share fun ideas with y’all...
  12. Gen 7 General Discussion
    So I’m new to this and not a mechanic by any means but I have a 2012 Malibu 8th vin digit 0 and rpo codes LE5 and MH8 but the motor blew and I have found a wrecked Malibu not sure of the year but same body style and has a good running motor the 8th vin digit is B with rpo codes LE5 and MN5 so my...
  13. Gen 5 & 6 Malibu Ride Showoff
    2000 Chevrolet Malibu V6 TOP SPEED ACCELERATION - YouTube
  14. Gen 5 & 6 Modifications
    Would this be possible in a 2.2l 2007 Malibu? Never seen it done but looking for a unique build. Any info would help. Was looking into the ZZP kit but I’m not sure if it would work or what parts I would have to change in order for this to work but if it works on a cobalt I don’t see why it...
  15. Gen 7 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    I currently have my wife's Malibu that has been nothing but problems. It has blown a motor at 93k miles due to timing chain failure and was 2 months past the 5 year power train warranty. Put in a Jasper's motor and 8k miles later the same thing happened and it was replaced by Jasper. The current...
  16. Gen 8 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    There are a few posts on here about the blend door but no one really commented on them. I believe mine is going out because when you change it from hot to cold there’s a loud crack clunk sound as it’s switching over. I would like to replace this myself but am unsure of how big the job would be...
  17. Gen 9 General Discussion (Generation 9)
    Hello Everyone . So for the last few weeks I have been battling this issue with my 2018 Malibu radio . It’s been giving me a blank screen and my radio doesn’t work, neither does the front usbs . I checked every fuses in the car, ( it wasn’t the fuses) took it to a shop ( they couldn’t figure it...
  18. Gen 7 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    I have an oil leak on the exhaust side of the engine. Coming from between the head gasket and the cylinder head. It wasn’t bad at first. Now is leaking about a quart every 30-40 miles. Has anyone dealt with this? I have ordered a head gasket, head studs, timing chains. About to pick up a...
  19. Gen 5 & 6 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    New here, looking for help with a problem on my 2006 Malibu with a 2.2. So I purchased the car with a bad engine and just finished replacing with a lower mileage one. I can not get the car to crank. The dash reads error, security light stays on, gears on dash do not illuminate and will not let...
  20. Gen 8 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    Hi there, I drive a 2013 Chevy Malibu LT. Has about 103,330 miles on it and it is my daily driver. Recently I’ve had my dash lights turn off, my power steering going out, along with the radio turning on and off while I drive. I had a mechanic check all my fuses and the interment gauge cluster...
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