The vehicle was taken to a dealer where the technician informed that the failure was unable to be determined. Complaint Number: 10496800 Incident Date: February 7, 2013 Date Added to File: February 7, 2013 Description of the Complaint: Our malibu was just purchased with 9 miles new on january 31st and has the easiest eco feature which is supposed to shut down the vehicle at stops. . Car was good for two days then happened again. I am not sure what is going on and I have seen numerous of complaints from people with the same issues.
That is why I am still driving it after two years since unfortunately, that is my only car. The day that I bought my previous chevy car 2012 camaro this same thing happened. The vehicle was taken to the dealer. I have released production level software for numberous tier one suppliers that have gone into a variety of ecus. The fob should have the trunk button inset into it, require to press two buttons simultaneously, or require you to press the trunk button twice for the trunk to open. While driving approximately 35 mph, the vehicle started to slow down on its own. Please help me because I am really afraid to drive and cannot get anyone to understand this is a safety hazard when you cannot see your speed, gas level, etc.
The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The indicator came on telling me to shift in park when it was already in park. It seems as though it can't find the right gear and one needs to press further on the gas pedal. The contact stated that while driving at 30 mph, the vehicle stalled. Was told it would cost 258.
Complaint Number: 10929821 Incident Date: November 2, 2016 Date Added to File: December 4, 2016 Description of the Complaint: Radio, interior lights, and power steering stops working when I turn on my signal lights or sometimes when I'm just riding. Now to come and find out, I'm not the only chevy malibu ltz 2009 customer to have a list of these malfuctions. I have had it in the dealer for this and they informed me I had 13 plus warnings pop up on diegnostics, however, they found no problem and reset the computer. The failure mileage was 42,000. In other words, 17 flickers in 26 seconds, and then normal.
The contact mentioned that the dealer cleaned the battery terminals, but the failure recurred with the reduced engine power and abs light illuminating. When I take it to get it checked, they can never find an issue. The car will just die right in the middle of traffic with no warning, completely dead, Complaint Number: 11144158 Incident Date: September 4, 2017 Date Added to File: October 30, 2018 Description of the Complaint: For about a year now s 'service airbag' light has been on, no one who tests it can see what the issue is. The dealer was not contacted. This malfunction occurs randomly both on highways, street driving stop-start , while making left or right turns and reversing out of parking spaces. Sometimes during start up the dash will not even start up with the car.
The car as I'm driving will completely shut off; the radio will first shut off, my dashboard will go black, and my steering wheel will lock up. In addition, the check engine and battery warning indicators illuminated. For being a new vehicle, this should not happen. While attempting to drive the vehicle, it failed to start. If this light comes on and stays on, it could indicate a drain on the battery that may soon make your car inoperable. While driving approximately 35 mph and turning left, the vehicle stalled.
If you see this light, this link will help you. The failure mileage was 100,000. To get a bench test I will have to take it to someone else. Complaint Number: 10913861 Incident Date: October 3, 2016 Date Added to File: October 4, 2016 Description of the Complaint: While driving vehicle at various speeds the electronics and power steering will turn off causing and turn back on. Your will have more headaches and spend more money.
The contact stated that all the warning lights in the instrument panel illuminated without warning periodically. For example, most of us know that when we see the little indicator that looks like a gas pump, we need to stop and refuel. The fuse box is on the left edge of the dash console, flush against the driver's side door. Repair shop cant figure out, tested electrical, battery and alternator. I did not inform dealership where I purchased my car as I do not use them for repair or maintenance.
The manufacturer was contacted about the issue. There was a driveway for me to pull in to and assess the situation. The vehicle was taken to the long hammer auto dealer for the ignition switch. It began with the rpms going to 3000-4000 when barely pressing gas pedal. The approximate failure mileage was 120,000. The vin and failure mileage were not available. Can somebody tell me what that one is all about?? The car was turned on but the radio would blink and the air stop and then after about 6 seconds it will start again like normal.
After I did all this the car started,ran fine so drove it 15mins, all was ok. Then the touch screen radio and navigation go blank and only some of the items reappear. I will try to turn, and my steering wheel will just lock where I cannot control my car as I'm driving. The vehicle was repaired, but the failure recurred. Need a 250 watt soldering iron to put them back. I had no problem restarting it. That same night when I pulled up in front of my house the headlights and instrument cluster kept flashing on and off.