When did the Chevy Malibu become front wheel drive?
The Chevrolet Malibu is a mid-size car manufactured and marketed by Chevrolet from 1964 to 1983 and since 1997. The Malibu began as a trim-level of the Chevrolet Chevelle, becoming its own model line in 1978. Originally a rear-wheel-drive intermediate, GM revived the Malibu nameplate as a front-wheel-drive car in February 1997.
Is there a problem with the Chevy Malibu?
There’s a potential problem concerning the eight-generation Chevrolet Malibu, according to a recent report by ABC News. GM has even recognized the issue but at this point is not issuing a recall or even a service bulletin.
What’s the difference between the Chevy Malibu LS and Lt?
LT The difference in price between the RS and LT trim levels is more significant than the one between the LS and RS trim levels. Still, the increase in cost may seem like a great deal for some drivers who appreciate all of the new features offered by the Chevy Malibu LT.
When did the Chevy Malibu SS get replaced?
The Malibu SS was replaced in 1966 by a new Chevelle SS-396 series that included a big-block 396 cu in (6.5 L) V8 engine (Canadian market did not receive the SS396 but marketed the former Malibu SS nameplate until January 1967 when it was phased out), heavy duty suspension and other performance equipment.
Why is my door lock not working on my Chevy Malibu?
often the driver’s door lock/unlock switch is the culprit but also could be a wiring issue in a door harness wiring loom-most often the driver’s door. door locks fuse is in the cabin fuse block.
Where is the cabin fuse block located on a Chevy Malibu?
often the driver’s door lock/unlock switch is the culprit but also could be a wiring issue in a door harness wiring loom-most often the driver’s door. door locks fuse is in the cabin fuse block. Where is the cabin fuse block located? This is a duplicate of a thread you posted in the Gen8 area.
Is there a problem with my Chevy Malibu?
I just spent some time on my neighbor’s 2007 Aura (just like the Malibu, but a Saturn) and the contacts on the unlock side were corroded to the point that it was intermittently unlocking the car all the time.
How do you turn off PassLock on a Chevy?
Key on, press volume till readout says SETTINGS then scroll to the Security to toggle off by pressing reset ( watch YOUTUBE). I personally see no sense of having no security system so try the RELEARN method. Other thing is that the Ignition Switch has a Sensor on it and the wire clip comes loose.
Where is the seventh generation Chevy Malibu made?
The seventh generation Malibu is built on a revised version of the long-wheelbase Epsilon platform shared with the Saturn Aura, the Opel Signum, and Pontiac G6. It is assembled in Kansas City, Kansas.
What’s the difference between a Chevy Malibu and a Malibu Classic?
The new, more efficient platform was over a foot shorter and had shed 500 to 1,000 pounds (230 to 450 kg) compared to previous versions, yet offered increased trunk space, leg room, and head room. Only two trim levels were offered – Malibu and Malibu Classic.
What kind of engine does a Chevy Malibu have?
The Laguna trim package was replaced with the Malibu Classic which used a stacked arrangement of four rectangular headlights and made its way to the dealers in the 1976 model year, offering the Chevrolet built inline six 250 CID as the base engine. The Laguna S-3 model was introduced to replace the SS, and continued through 1976.
How much does a 1998 Chevy Malibu cost?
Loved the car, no problems at all. Then out of nowhere the timing chain broke at a little over 100k miles. Cost me over $2500. The mechanic told me he’s seen this happen A LOT with these cars!
Is the 1997 Chevy Malibu a good car?
Good transportation when running. Good acceleration,smooth ride. No trans dip stick,poor engine design.
When to replace timing chain on 1998 Chevy Malibu?
Replace the timing chain every 100k miles! Loved the car, no problems at all. Then out of nowhere the timing chain broke at a little over 100k miles. Cost me over $2500. The mechanic told me he’s seen this happen A LOT with these cars!
This 3.1 liter in these cars is the worst engine gm makes to work on.The lifters are loud especially when cold and with engine sideways everything hard to get at.I had to buy a special wrench to change thermostat (buried) starter buried in frame.Decent gas mileage but will never own another gm with a 3.1 liter..3.8 liter the best they make.