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  1. Gen 8 Do It Yourself Maintenance
    Since my malibu 2015 LTZ 2.0T have around 110,000k, A transmission (6T70) oil change is due. After searching a lot, I mean a lot, on internet, I found this nice video that gives directions quite clearly: transmission oil flush video is about 2012 but it is same transmission in 2015, check your...
  2. Gen 9 General Discussion (Generation 9)
    About a week ago my check engine light came on, on star sent me 2 emails saying detected problem with emissions and the other was problem with engine- transmission system, I took it to get checked and was told I needed new mass airflow sensor, and new battery and 2 other issues related to...
  3. Gen 5 & 6 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    Hello all, I am in the process of replacing the transmission on my 2007 Chevy Malibu LT 2.2L. I believe I have made it through with very little issues to the point where I am filling up my new transmission with transmission fluid and to properly fill I had attempted to turn the car on...
  4. Gen 5 & 6 Do It Yourself Maintenance
    Hello all, Does anyone have good links to any tutorials or manuals listing the steps necessary to replace the entire transmission assembly? Thanks
  5. Gen 7 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    2008 Chevy Malibu 3.6L V6 6 speed automatic transmission. 120k miles Hello, my dash started flashing service ESC/TCS. No ABS light on or any apparent issues with that. It doesn’t flash every time I drive, only sometimes. Shortly after, I noticed my transmission started slipping on sixth gear...
  6. Gen 5 & 6 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    Hello all, I had planned on a quite simple job in replacing the transmission filter on my 2007 Chevy Malibu LT with the 2.2L engine. Unfortunately, my ignorance/stupidity has left me in a worse situation than it should have ever been as I tightened one of the transmission oil pan bolts until...
  7. Gen 9 General Discussion (Generation 9)
    I notice since buying my car that theirs a humming sound coming from the car when I’m cruising around 45 mph or 65mph. The car starts to hum coming from the passenger side of the car and sometimes it gives my passenger headaches. The notice appears when the car reaches 2000 rpm. I’m hoping a...
  8. Gen 7 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    I have been having an ongoing problem. If I drive more than 50-60 kms, the car will enter what I think is Limp Mode - it will not shift out of 4th or 5th (I can drive at 110 km/h with RPM around 3000). If I pull over, shut off the car for about 15 seconds, I can drive away and get another 30-50...
  9. Gen 5 & 6 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    Hello all. I recently wrecked my 08 classic, so we bought another one and swapped the motor over. Now that it’s running, I’m having an issue with the transmission range sensor. It won’t show what gear it’s in on the dashboard, the doors don’t lock when going out of park, the backup lights don’t...
  10. Gen 9 General Discussion (Generation 9)
    I'm desperately hoping someone might know what's going on. Recently my 2016 Chevy Malibu has started throwing a "Steering assist reduced drive with care" message at random(car is not steering any different) it's become slow when accelerating, in between shifts, and from take off. There's an odd...
  11. Gen 9 Do It Yourself Maintenance
    I have mileage around 35k miles, and my car start kicking maybe around month ago. It's have fillable kicks when you drive to undeground parking and shift from drive to reverse. One of the reason is transmission fluid, so i will try a full change with machine. Should i change only an oil, or...
  12. Gen 7 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    2010 Chevrolet Malibu LT 4 Cylinders B 2.4L FI DOHC 146 CID MH-8 6 speed automatic transmission-Reverse gear and 3rd gear doesn't engage-a check engine code showing one of the solenoids is stuck. The pressure control solenoids were filthy from old fluid- I believe this is why it became stuck...
  13. Gen 7 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    Starting a thread for removing the transmission from my 09 Malibu, which will be replaced with either the original trans being rebuilt or a remanufactured one. I wanted to make this to give others an idea of what they're in for. Most importantly what tools are needed and what issues I had along...
  14. Gen 7 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    Hello all! It is my first time posting in this forum, out of nessesity, but have noticed you all are very helpful. I currently am driving a 2011 Malibu 1LT with approx. 154000 kms. I have been noticing a few issues with my vehicle while driving (will attach photos/videos below) that I just...
  15. Gen 9 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    I have an ongoing issue with my 2016 Malibu 1.5L Turbo. I will be driving normally then all of a sudden the RPM’s shoot to around 5k, the check engine light comes on and the car gets stuck in 2nd gear. When it does finally shift, the car shifts so hard that I practically get whiplash. When I try...
  16. Gen 7 Do It Yourself Maintenance
    Hi all, My 09 Malibu had an issue shifting 3-4, so I decided to fire the parts cannon and replace the solenoids, and thank goodness I did. The top solenoid (I think solenoid A) appears fine, but I took a closer look at the wires connecting to the solenoid and they appear to have gotten pretty...
  17. Gen 8 General Discussion
    Hello all I am new here.. I have a malibu 2014 LT. It has 87k miles. Last time I went for a regular oil change I was told that I should change the transmission oil also... Should I take it in to be changed or is it too late? GM dealer or valvoline? Thanks
  18. Gen 8 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    I have a 2014 Malibu LT that now has 171.000 miles on it. I love the car Its my work car and I put 100 miles a day on it. At around 120k miles my phone stopped the blue tooth function, The remote start quit working and the transmission falls on its face if you try to quickly pass someone one the...
  19. Gen 8 Problems/Service Issues/Troubleshooting
    Hello I am being told my transmission needs replacing after throwing a P700 code. I left work yesterday to head home as usual, but midway through my drive I noticed the Stabilitrak light went on, and next I noticed it was getting increasingly difficult to get up to 45-50mph. I ended up driving...
  20. Gen 7 General Discussion
    I'm trying to figure out what other model cars would be compatible with my 2009 Malibu that's the 3.5l engine. My transmission went out and I'm wanting to go to a local pick ur part to get as my budget sucks.
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