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  1. Front passenger brake creaks while stopping

    Gen 8 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    Creaking sound emanates from the front passenger side when braking. Doesn't become apparent until 40 or so MPH as it corresponds to the velocity of the wheel. Approaching a stop, the creaking sound gets louder and "slower." Took the wheel off and there is decent pad left. Noticed there's a very...
  2. 2011 Malibu LTZ: Vibration and squeak only after driven awhile

    Gen 7 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    Hello. I don’t usually ask my own questions, but this one has me stumped. For probably three years, my wife’s 2011 Malibu LTZ Flex Fuel has made a god awful squeaking after it has been driven for a little while. It seems to be in a round-type issue as it will squeak and then pause, squeak and...
  3. Rear brake pads issue - not fitting in caliper

    Gen 7 General Discussion
    Hello and thanks in advance for your time. I am trying to replace the rear brakes (hoses, calipers, pads and rotors, and passenger side hub/bearing assembly) on a 2010 Malibu. I am having some trouble figuring out how the pads fit into the calipers, as there seems to be a little nub on the...
  4. Brake Grinding Noise

    Gen 7 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    Ive been having some issues with my malibu, 2011 LS model, Including very loud noises when driving over any bumps and an intermittent grinding noise, all from the front driverside wheel. My local mechanic said that its a bad control arm, but I couldnt find anything about the grinding noise being...